40 Chances Fellows program is calling for social entrpreneurs around the world. 40 Chances will fund four 40 Chances Fellows with the most innovative social enterprise plans that use strategies built on the principles of 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World.
These social enterprises must seek to address issues of hunger, conflict, or poverty and may be established in any one of the following four countries where the Africa Governance Initiative has a strong presence: Rwanda, Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Malawi.
Each of four fellows will receive $80,000 in start-up funds and $70,000 for living and transportation expenses (a total of $150,000) for one year.
- Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 39 on the date the application closes (May 31, 2014).
- Each strategy must involve local leadership and management into the operations of the social enterprise by integrating local place-based ownership
- These enterprises should fill gaps in existing value chains
For additional information, visit the 40 Chances Fellow Program