We all have a dream! A dream of a great Zimbabwe. A Zimbabwe where we as citizens take ownership of our country and help our fellow countrymen. A Zimbabwe where we play an active role in creating solutions to address the social challenges we as a nation face.
Well guess what? You have the opportunity to turn that dream into a reality in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia. Apply today for the Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, a collaboration between Hypercube Hub and the U.S. Embassy in Harare, Lusaka and Windhoek.
Learn how to build a sustainable and profitable social enterprise. Get hands-on tips and training on business principles and international networking. You can even connect with a mentor.
Join the movement! Follow this link for more information and to apply today:http://goo.gl/UOT1dS.
What kind of applicants are we looking for?
While each applicant is unique and will be different, successful candidates will be those who can demonstrate:
- An unwavering commitment to a social issue;
- An ability to solve problems independently; and
- A positive track record of leadership.
What is expected of applicants if they are selected?
If you are selected for the bootcamp, we expect that you will:
- Attend all workshops;
- Complete all assignments in a timely fashion;
- Read the provided course or training materials;
- Participate in peer reviews; and
- Commit to sustaining your project after the bootcamp ends.
2015 Program Outline (Exact Dates to Be Confirmed):
- March: Kickoff Session (1 day)
- April: Ideation Session (2 days)
- May: Social Enterprise Business Modelling (2 days)
- June: Funding Your Social Enterprise and Becoming Financially Sustainable (1 day)
- July: How to Measure Impact and Performance of Your Social Enterprise (1 day)
- August: Pitch Day with Community Input and Local Judges (1 day)
To learn more about this bootcamp and to start your application today, here’s that link again: http://goo.gl/UOT1dS.
This is your time to be the change you want to see!
P.S. Still not convinced? According to Bill Drayton, the founder of Ashoka, “Social entrepreneurs are individuals with innovative solutions to society’s most pressing social problems.” He also said social entrepreneurs “are ambitious and persistent, tackling major social issues and offering new ideas for wide-scale change.” Does that sound like you? If so, apply to Zimbabwe’s first-ever Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (ZSEB): http://goo.gl/UOT1dS.