CWL Accelerator Program: This is an eighteen-month program that offers guidance, coaching, and assistance to six social entrepreneurs aimed at empowering women economically in low-income nations.
Applications are invited from organizations that support working women and micro-entrepreneurs with crucial mental health or healthcare, as well as those that develop business skills, educate, give access to digital markets, and facilitate payment methods.
CWL Accelerator Program
|Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)
|January 31st, 2024
Goals and Advantages of CWL Accelerator Program
- Assistance with use case launch and prototyping: A thorough three-month onboarding and training program that leaves the company with a fully functional minimal viable product (MVP) that is prepared for deployment.
- Intensive Instruction and Assistance: 18 months of ongoing, monthly enterprise assistance designed to assist businesses in meeting their strategic chat service goals.
- Mentoring from eminent professionals and specialists; guidance from Turn.io AI/Data Engineers, Conversational Designers, and Solutions Engineers.
- Having access to cutting-edge technology requires a Turn.io Enterprise license that grants access to all platform features together with an 18-month subsidized WhatsApp Business Account.
- Knowledge gained through chat-based technologies: The six participating firms are cultivating a robust community of practice through a collaborative learning environment that includes quarterly cohort sessions.
Criteria for the CWL Accelerator Program
- We are open to social entrepreneurs seeking direction, mentorship, and practical implementation support to quicken the growth and impact of their chat services.
- They are searching for social enterprises that operate in low-income areas such as Kenya, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Uganda, Senegal, Nigeria, and other places with clear business cases or theories of change regarding how they could employ WhatsApp chat solutions to increase women’s economic agency.
- The companies need to be able to dedicate themselves to the creation and ongoing improvement of their chat service and possess the necessary time, staff, and resources to make this happen.
Date, Procedure, and Location of the CWL Accelerator Program Interview
Procedure for Selection
- A compelling business case and theory of change for using chat to support low-income female entrepreneurs or working women are highlighted throughout the selection process.
- They have a special interest in people who are trying to close the gender gap.
- The best candidates are social entrepreneurs with the means to create, run, and maintain a WhatsApp-based chat service that they want to grow after completing the Accelerator program.
- In order to provide baseline (before accelerator) and endline (after accelerator) data on women’s economic empowerment through indicators like higher turnover, income, improved market access, upskilling, and/or financial services integration, applicants should have a clear measurement and evaluation plan in place.
Deadline for Application
January 31st, 2024
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) on www.turn.io to apply
For more details,visit CWL website