The IGNITE Challenge Third Edition (2024)

Ready to make a real impact and transform lives in Rwanda? The IGNITE Challenge, brought to you by Impact Hub Kigali in partnership with the World Food Programme, is calling for visionary entrepreneurs who aspire to enhance food security and improve livelihoods for refugee communities.

This is your opportunity to turn innovative ideas into actionable solutions that create lasting change. Dive into this challenge and be part of crafting a brighter, more sustainable future!

Valuable Benefits

  • Financial Support: Get a chance to win up to $25,000 in grant funding.
  • Expert Guidance: Receive tailored technical support over five months from top industry experts.
  • Networking Galore: Gain exclusive access to impactful networking events and industry resources.
  • Investor Exposure: Meet potential investors who are eager to fund groundbreaking ideas like yours.

Who Should Apply

Dynamic entrepreneurs involved in businesses such as startups, MSMEs, and cooperatives that:

  • Are legally registered and operational in Rwanda.
  • Have a mission to positively impact refugees, either through direct benefits or significant support.
  • Are either refugee-owned or have significant Rwandan leadership.
  • Have demonstrated a solid financial track record in 2023.

Your venture could be in areas like:

  • Innovative food solutions for refugees.
  • Digital technologies improving access to food and essential resources.
  • Initiatives promoting financial inclusion and entrepreneurial opportunities for refugees.
  • Programs enhancing employment and market access for refugees.

How to Apply?

  1. Check Eligibility: Ensure your venture meets the specific criteria listed.
  2. Start the Application: Visit our application portal by clicking the ‘apply now’ button.
  3. Submit Your Application: Complete your application quickly (in less than an hour) and submit it before the June 23, 2024.

A panel including WFP, with  partners, and external experts will review applications. All participants will receive updates on their application status in June.

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