Are you a student or a young innovator? Apply for Westerwelle Start-up Haus Ideate Program by 8 December!

In partnership with the US Embassy in Rwanda, Westerwelle Start-up Haus Kigali seeks to support young social innovators through the Ideate Rwanda program. Ideate Rwanda is a program that aims to empower young innovators to launch tech start-ups with a positive social impact.

Through the program, over 80 innovators will be selected to participate in a hackathon on 13th December 2021. From this group, 10 participants will be selected and provided with resources to support them in developing tech solutions for social challenges in their communities.

These participants will have the opportunity to complete a 4-month program at the Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali starting in January 2022. They will benefit from:

  • Capacity building workshops
  • Networking opportunities with a community of entrepreneurs
  • Promotion of their developed solutions

The selection of hackathon participants will be based on the following criteria:

  • The project demonstrates a positive social impact on the community
  • Team/individual demonstrate the ability to execute their vision into reality
  • Project/idea has an innovative model

Interested applicants should apply by 8th December 2021.

To apply, visit: Application