We are now inviting grant applications from established companies for enterprise projects that directly benefit both the refugees and host communities in Kakuma and Kalobeyei areas. Applicants must have experience delivering sustainable solutions that benefit the lives of low-income communities in hard-to-reach areas across Africa.
All proposed projects should be commercially viable and sustainable and have the potential to raise incomes, provide goods and services, create jobs, and improve living standards for families living in these areas – both refugee and host communities.
Private sector companies can apply for a range of grants depending on the need with a minimum grant request of US $100,000 and a maximum of US $750,000. Technical support will be available for successful applicants to maximise their project’s sustainability and development impact.
Payments will be performance based, where disbursements are based on mutually agreed milestones that must be achieved. Technical support will be available for successful applicants to maximise their project’s sustainability and development impact.
Grants are available to small and medium-sized companies that are commercially active or have a strategic plan to enter the Kakuma and Kalobeyei area. Applicants must meet eligibility criteria including:
Each applicant will be evaluated and scored against the criteria that includes:
To apply for the grants, please click on the “Apply” button and register on our secure online application platform. You will be expected to complete an application form.
All applicants must submit their application through AECF’s online platform.
The application window closes at midnight EAT on 31st January 2022.
Additional Guidelines for Submitting: