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Challenge timeline

Phase 1

Call for application opens


Organizations are invited to submit their applications.

Submission deadline

15 Dec'20

Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis by the managing firm, Intellecap, and an independent judging panel.

Shortlist announcement

Mid Jan'21

Top 30 applicants from the first round will be announced.

Phase 2

Call for application - open submission

Application refinement begins

15 Sep'20

Mid Jan'21 - Mid Feb'21

A boot-camp will be conducted with shortlisted applicants to assist them in refining their applications. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to submit detailed refined proposals. 

Final evaluation

Mid Feb'21 - Mid Mar'21

Applications received will be reviewed by the managing firm, Intellecap, and an independent judging panel. Applicants will be invited to present & pitch their interventions to the jury members.

Winning organizations announcement

Mid Mar '21

Three winning organizations will be announced. Each of the three winning organizations will receive a grant funding of KSH 40 million disbursed in milestone-based tranches and capacity-building support.

Phase 3


Mid Mar'21 onward

Each of the three winning organizations will receive customized advisory and mentoring support for their scale and growth.

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