Winning teams receive cash grants to help grow their businesses, hire staff, and/or purchase raw materials and equipment.
Support & Community
Winners receive ongoing support to help them overcome the challenges of growing a business.
How It Works
Teams are paired with an expert mentor who helps them refine their business plan and set the stage for their next phase of growth.
The Give Work Challenge is a business plan competition for low-income entrepreneurs in Kenya & Uganda.
We run two competitions per year, one for brand new businesses, and one for existing business looking to grow.
Winners & Runners Up
Addresses food shortages caused by flooding by employing youth in large-scale poultry farming.
Afro Chic Enviro
Collection and processing of waste materials to create new products i.e night light bulb holders, vases, mason jar, ornaments, etc.
Promotes African culture through art & craft making. African wears, jewelry, bags, mats etc. From Uganda.
Our work is made possible by our generous donors and individual supporters.
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About the Give Work Challenge
The Give Work Challenge supports new and early stage businesses in East Africa through funding, mentorship, and community support.
Our impact since 2018: