Challenge Programs

Our Start up support programs seeks to provide opportunities for eco-friendly businesses and provide access to skills training, business development and access to finance to help eco-friendly businesses to grow sustainably. we have programs in ideation stage businesses, acceleration and growth stage businesses. Please read below select a program of interest to participate in.

Apply to our ideation and Acceleration Support Programs for Eco-friendly start Businesses

Monthly Start Up Weekend Series 2020

Our Start up Weekend Series provide opportunities for eco-friendly businesses to meet with seasoned entrepreneurs, and get both technical and financial support to shape their ideas into sustainable businesses. Every third Saturday of the month.

Tertiary Eco-Entrepreneurship Challenge

The TEEC is open to tertiary students with business ideas that helps save the climate and environment. Tertiary Students either individually or in teams are encouraged to apply. Applications are opened till 30th April 2020. Read more & apply

Sustainability Hackathon (IT Solutions for Sustainability)

Apply to Sustainability Hackathon, if you have an IT solution that addresses problems in renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate smart agriculture, water, waste, circular economy etc. Grow your IT business with us! Apply...

Secondary Eco-Enterprise Challege Program

The Secondary Eco-Enterprise Challenge Program is open to high school students and graduates with an eco-friendly business idea either individually or in teams. Applications are opened till 30th April 2020 - Apply here-

African Sustainability Prize (ASP)

The African Sustainability Prize is a competition for eco-friendly businesses to receive access to training, coaching and finances to grow their businesses. It is open to eco-entrepreneurs from Accross Africa. Apply now.

Community-Based Social Enterprise Challenge

The COBEC Program is open to persons especially youth, who are developing eco-friendly solutions to benefit society as a whole. Ideally initiatives that will culmunate into non-profit organisations are welcomed. Read more

Acceleration Programs

Sustainability Hub offers programs to existing green businesses that has passed the idea stage and requires support to scale up and grow. Applicants must have at least a prototype or a Minimum Viable Product to apply for these support programs. Challenges seeks to provide access to markets, business development, finance, investment funds of up to $50,000 to help businesses in Africa scale. Read more and apply