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… doesn’t stay at Bootcamp! But what actually happens at Bootcamp you may ask? First, what is Bootcamp? Bootcamp 1 is the first step of the SPRING programme. It’s an important introduction to how we work, and the first chance to begin developing a model for the business at scale. We focus on developing an […]

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19 businesses committed to making a lasting positive difference to the lives of adolescent girls aged 10-19 from across Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda have been chosen for SPRING Accelerator’s third cohort. It is the accelerator’s third cohort, returning to East Africa where it all began in 2015. This year’s cohort brings together a […]

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SPRING Accelerator is returning to East Africa for 2017, selecting its next cohort from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and adding Tanzania and Ethiopia.  Applications are open on our website from 31 October 2016 to 1 December 2016. We’re on the look-out for established, ambitious businesses across any and all sectors to address market opportunities and unmet needs for […]

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SPRING Cohort 1 participant Totohealth has been shortlisted as one of four finalists for the Royal Academy of Engineering’s prestigious 2016 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation! The prize recognises outstanding applications of engineering to solve problems for people across Africa.  Led by Felix Kimaru, Totohealth is a free pregnancy and early childhood text-message service with a pioneering funding model […]

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