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Future Bora Awardees Announcement

Published on: 9 September 2021

339 high-quality applications were received from across Kenya, making the process highly competitive. All applications underwent a thorough evaluation process by an independent judging panel using a pre-defined evaluation criteria. The top 30 applications from these 339 applications were shortlisted to move to next round.  The communication was sent to all shortlisted and not shortlisted applicants in February 2021 informing them about the status of their applications.

The top 30 semi-finalists submitted their detailed proposals by 5th March 2021. The semi-finalists also presented their interventions to the judging panel during the pitch day. All applications were assessed by the independent judging panel in an anonymized way using the Scoring and Evaluation criteria which was shared with all applicants.

 

The top 4 applicants with the highest average final scores were invited for the detailed due-diligence process and have successfully completed it. An award ceremony was held on 8th September 2021 to announce the four winning organizations. Each of the four winning organizations will receive a grant funding of KSH 30 million disbursed in milestone-based tranches and capacity-building support to expand economic opportunities for vulnerable Kenyan youth. The winners of the Future Bora Initiative are Afya Research Africa, Hydroponics Africa Limited, Life In Abundance – Kenya and TakaTaka Solutions Limited.

 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the organizations for submitting their application for the Future Bora Initiative. Please feel free to reach out at contact@futurebora.go.ke for any queries.

Future Bora Shortlist Announcement

Published on: 23 February 2021

Thanks a lot to all organizations that submitted their applications for the Future Bora Initiative.
Many high-quality applications were received from across Kenya, which made the process highly competitive. After a thorough evaluation process undertaken by an independent judging panel using a pre-defined evaluation criteria, the applications that move to Round 2 have now been shortlisted.
The communication has been sent to all shortlisted and not shortlisted applicants.
Please feel free to reach out at contact@futurebora.go.ke if any queries.
Future Bora Team would like to thank you again for applying. We appreciate the time and efforts spent preparing this application and wish you success in your future endeavors.

Information session on 11 December 2020

Published on: 9 December 2020

Future Bora will support the selected three organizations to scale their interventions through a grant funding support of KSH 40 Million for each, paired with advisory and mentoring support over a period of six months.

Want to know more? Join us for the virtual information session!

When: 11th December 2020

Time: 11AM - 12PM EAT

Where: https://bit.ly/3lW8h61

Future Bora Launch Event on 22 October 2020

Published on: 7 October 2020

We are excited to invite you to the virtual launch event of Future Bora on 22 October 2020 at 11:00 AM, where you will get to learn more about the initiative, its objective, rewards and presenters.

Powered by the Government of Kenya, KYEOP, The World Bank & Intellecap, Future Bora aims to expand economic opportunities for the vulnerable and under-served Kenyan youth by supporting organizations that have interventions that are tailored to the local and highly specific needs of these youth groups.

Register now for the event : bit.ly/futureboralaunch

Published on: 9 September 2021

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