Rwanda and Zambia Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund (YECF) 2021 are open for applications

  • 17th June 2021
  • by secretary
Agrinatura News

 Rwanda and Zambia Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund (YECF) 2021 are now open for applications.

The aim of this email is to humbly request you to share the application links/flyer with your network especially with the youth between 18-30 years of age who are currently residing in the above mentioned countries.


Access Agriculture is currently running Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund (YECF) in different African countries to select Entrepreneurs for Rural Access (ERAs) who are individuals or small teams that can use a smart projector to develop or expand their own businesses. Young people at or below 30 years residing in that particular country can propose innovative ideas to make a business or incorporate the use of smart projector in their existing services, around the dissemination of agricultural videos. Through this grant, the most inspiring and promising young entrepreneur will receive a Digisoft smart projector in addition to entrepreneurship coaching, training, business linkage and advisory services from different experts on developing a sustainable enterprise.  This call for ERAs is part of Knowledge Centres for Organic Agriculture (KCOA) Project in Africa funded by GIZ.

All applications are made online, check out the deadlines for each country:

Application form in English (for Rwanda): https://www.accessagriculture.org/kcoa-rwanda-call

Application form in French (for Rwanda): https://www.accessagriculture.org/fr/kcoa-rwanda-call-francais

Application form in English (for Zambia): https://www.accessagriculture.org/kcoa-zambia-call

Attached is the flyer about YECF for Rwanda (French and English) and for Zambia (English). If possible, kindly share them on your social media channels and via email. Thank you in advance for sharing this opportunity with your network.