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Financial service provider First National Bank (FNB) has partnered with Fetola, an SME growth specialist company, to launch the Social Entrepreneurship Impact Lab programme.
Fifty local entrepreneurs addressing pressing social, environmental and economic issues in South Africa will be selected to take part in the programme.
Applications open for the Social Entrepreneurship Impact Lab programme
The programme will run for an 18-month duration and aims to support and back innovative startups and entrepreneurs to drive inclusivity, scalable economic growth and that are invested in social change.
Interested applicants must have a concept or business idea that aims to transform communities with a tangible and long-lasting solution.
The programme follows a carefully designed and well-proven method that has delivered exceptional results across many business sectors.
Philip Mngandi, from Zinacare, a previous programme participant comments on their experience in taking part in the programme.
“We received guidance along every step of our journey from an experienced mentor who also is very connected and willing to get up and do stuff for, and with, us.”
Applications must be submitted online here.
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