Work In Progress Somaliland

About Work in Progress!

Work in Progress! is a program offering tailored business development services (BDS) to 12 selected small and medium size enterprises (SME) with strong potential for employing women and youth in Somaliland. The program strengthens the capacity of participating businesses by providing tailored BDS ranging from fundamental business principals, concepts and services, to individual enterprise advisory and technical support. Work in Progress! is intended to enhance participants’ capacity to create jobs for women and youth, and increase the likelihood of securing funding.

HOW TO APPLY?

  1. Check that you are eligible to participate in this program by meeting the requirements below:

    • Privately owned business (at least a year in operation, expanding, or diversifying) located in Somaliland
    • Current or potential employees of between 10 - 250
    • High potential to scale employment for women and youth
    • Seeking financing and business development services  training

  2. If you meet the eligibility requirements above, download and complete the Concept Note Template.

  3. Save your complete concept note and complete the Work in Progress! Program Application.

  4. Submit your application. Shuraako will review your materials and reach out with the next steps, if you meet the requirements.

 

SELECTED APPLICANTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN:

 
BDS Workshop
training modules
mentorship
techical support
Finance Event Access
 
 

WIP Case Studies

These case studies highlight the business services provided to three Work in Progress! participants:

Tayo Case Study
French Pastry Case Study
KEEPS Case Study

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Apply Now!

 

WORK IN PROGRESS! PARTNERS:

Oxfam
Shuraako Connect Invest Somalia
 
 


Work in Progress! is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands as a part of LEAD (Local Employment in Africa).

Location

Somalia
11° 15' 42.9084" N, 49° 12' 8.1756" E
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