Support

Our team is available to support you throughout your experience. If you have questions, or need advice, we're here to help.

Community

Join the growing alumni community and connect with other mentors and judges through networking events.

What to expect

Committment

Teams are committed to growing their businesses, and will follow through on the goals and deliverables you set together.

Work 1:1 with founders

The Give Work Challenge helps entrepreneurs in Kenya and Uganda start and grow businesses. 

Teams go through a 3-month process to improve their business plans, and then pitch their ideas to an expert panel. Three winning teams receive $4,000 - $6,000 cash grants.

Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifications are required to be a mentor?

Will I get an invoice?

Will I need to be available to meet with my team in-person?

Will I get an invoice?

Is there a financial requirement to become a mentor?

Will I get an invoice?

Will I get an invoice?

Will I get an invoice?

WEEK 1

Meet your team and learn about their business and goals.

WEEK 2

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Typical Cohort Cycle 

Let's Connect

Please complete the form below, and our team will reach out with more information about becoming a mentor in the Give Work Challenge.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a mentor, your submission has been received!

Share your expertise

Each team is paired with an expert mentor for 3-months leading up to pitch day.

During this period, mentors challenge teams to improve their business models and create a foundation for long-term success.

THE GIVE WORK CHALLENGE

Become a Mentor

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