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The Somo Project

Org #53161
Vetted since 2018
2014
year founded
$18,439
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Somo is an incubator that works with impact entrepreneurs from low-income urban communities. We provide them with the training, mentorship, capital and market access they need to succeed. Our program includes: A rigorous 12-week Entrepreneurship Bootcamp; Long-term advisory relationships with local and remote business leaders; Early-stage grants; Later-stage growth capital in the form of loans; Market access assistance; Networking and growth partnership opportunities. Our entrepreneurs come from underserved areas and are building businesses that bring positive change to their communities. We measure our success not only by the number of entrepreneurs we train and graduate, but also ... read more

Project Leaders
Amelia Phillips
Amelia Phillips
Team
Amelia H Phillips, Brittany Ryden
Organization Information
92 Morningside Avenue #7E
#7
New York, NY 10027
United States
9145489819
Organization Information
92 Morningside Avenue #7E
#7
New York, NY 10027
United States
9145489819

Project Reports

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Feb 4, 2020
Thank you for donating!
Thanks to those who donated to our #tujengekisumu campaign! We have started construction and will be launching our Hub by the end of February. We look forward to sharing with you the final product! We...
Jun 4, 2019
Somo expansion!
Hi Somo supporters, We are excited to announce we will be launching Somo in Kisumu (western Kenya) in August! As well, we have doubled the number of trainees we work with in Nairobi. Trainings are...
Mar 18, 2019
Piloted our Entrepreneurship training program!
There are currently 15 million young people joining the workforce while the economy is able to cater to only 5.5 million jobseekers each year. This highly inefficient job market scenario highlights...
 
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