Work In Progress Somaliland

About Work in Progress!

Work in Progress! is a program offering tailored business development services (BDS) to 12 selected medium and small sized 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 principles, 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. 

Now Accepting Year 3 Applications

Deadline: 28 February, 2022


WHO SHOULD APPLY?

  • Privately owned business (at least a year in operation, expanding, or diversifying)
  • Located in Somaliland and current or potential employers of between 10-250
  • High potential to scale employment for women and youth
  • Business seeking financing and BDS training

HOW TO APPLY?

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

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

  3. 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
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Netherlands
 


Work in Progress! is made possible through the support of Oxfam and Shuraako - a program of One Earth Future. It is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands as part of LED (Local Employment in Africa).

Location

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