The 17 Goals program, by Seventeen, invites young Egyptian entrepreneurs between 18-40 years old who are working on solutions to reach one or more SDGs. To be eligible, they must also have a social enterprise or a startup at the idea stage, early-stage, or growth stage.
By WESAM OSAMA
The 17 Goals Program in Egypt is part of the UN action campaign to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The program came to life under one primary message “Be part of the change,” aiming to catalyze a local conversation among all those concerned and transfer ideas to real life.
What’s in it for you?
In this program, entrepreneurs will receive funds, business and media training. In addition, they will get governmental support, mentorship, administrative support, media exposure, accelerators and incubators support.
Who can apply?
Egyptians who are between 18-40 years old can apply. To be eligible, the team must include at least 2 co-founders as full-time partners and must select one or more SDGs. Besides, they must also have a social enterprise or a startup at the idea stage, early-stage, or growth stage.
Apply here before September 30th.