Bilkish Khan Veronica with customer at Verics Hilda and a customer at Hidaya Diapers Launch Leap Skills' Entrepreneurship Program!

The Somo Project

Org #53161
Vetted since 2018
2014
year founded
$10,105
raised on GlobalGiving
8
months fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

The Somo Project 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 graduat... 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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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...
Mar 8, 2019
Happy Women's Day!
In honor of Women's day we want to highlight a couple of the amazing women at Somo!   Meet Hilda!  Hilda raised her family of four children as a single mother in Korogocho. She started...
Dec 10, 2018
Check out what Somo has been up to!
Hi everyone, Thank you so much for being a donor to our crowdfunding campaign.  Check out some updates from the last few months: Highlights from our entrepreneurs: PurYSeth Honey has tripled...
 
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