Ashoka Fellowship: Open Applications for Social Entrepreneurs in Rural Innovation and Farming in East Africa

Submitted by: Anonymous on 02/14/11

Calling for nominations!

Ashoka is recognizing outstanding social entrepreneurs in the field of rural innovation and farming throughout East Africa. 

The search is open to all individuals in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda working to serve small-holder farmers or innovating in rural development. 

Benefits of the Ashoka Fellowship include:

  • Collaboration and learning opportunities within a global network of over 2,500 world class and like-minded social entrepreneurs
  • Access to technical support and pro bono partnerships to help grow your organization
  • A stipend for three years that is meant to allow the entrepreneur to focus 100% on his/her work
  • Access to institutional funders and grant makers

Having read the criteria for selection, if you believe you qualify as an Ashoka Fellow candidate, please apply by 5 March 2011 for the current selection cycle.

If you think you know a leading social entrepreneur who should be a candidate, please email this post to him/her. 

How to apply:  Download, fill out this form and email it back to us at

Application Form (.doc) | Criteria Guideline (.pdf)

We look forward to hearing from you!

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