About this Opportunity
Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is a leading international social enterprise headquartered in Canada with local operations in seven countries around the globe, including Uganda. DOT’s vision is to eradicate poverty, vulnerability and gender inequality by equipping communities with the skills and knowledge to use technology to achieve educational, social and economic opportunities. DOT Uganda is seeking for applications from qualified young people between 18-29years, engaged in enterprises geared towards transforming the community to take part in its Social Enterprise Competition.
The final 6 best selected ideas will be pitched at the DOT Global Unconference in Kigali, Rwanda in May 2017.
- Age bracket: 18 – 29 years at the time of application
- A citizen of Uganda or resident in Uganda
- Have an innovative solution to a community problem which is at the early ideation stage. (If you have been thinking through an idea which has a social impact, then you can apply).
- Applicants must be committed and available throughout the programme to attend trainings and workshops.
You can apply as an individual or a team of not more than 3.
Deadline for receiving applications is 3rd February 2017 at 5:00pm
Reporting Requirements: Selected applicants will be expected to pitch their idea for support.
How to Apply
●Step 1: Take time to research what a social business or social enterprise is, and to clarify your business idea.
●Step 2: Fill in the online application form you can find here –
Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/xDVAaVIRAEytGrzI3
●Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
●Successful applicants will be notified by 15th February, 2017.
●If selected, you will be required to attend a compulsory meet up with all the other selected participants on the 20th/Feb/2017