Deadline extended for the Fight for Access Accelerator Program

Deadline extended for Reckitt's Fight for Access Accelerator in Nigeria!

July 31, 2023
Reckitt's Fight for Access Accelerator Program

About Fight for Access:

The Fight for Access Accelerator program aims to find and foster social enterprises that bring innovation and solutions to the main challenges of access to adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in pursuit of prevention and reduction of diseases such as diarrhoea, cholera, and malaria in Nigeria.

Program benefits:

  1. Tailored support & capacity-building: Selected social businesses will receive mentorship and practical guidance from Reckitt experts and industry professionals who offer support in various areas of WASH and impact. Workshops and masterclasses cover topics like leadership, investor readiness, and impact measurement & management.  
  2. Network access: Alongside getting to meet fellow social entrepreneurs in the WASH sector, participants get to expand their network with local industry experts and Reckitt brand leads, all of whom represent opportunities to collaborate and create a systems-based approach to fighting for access to WASH.  
  3. Seed funding: For every social business that completes the programme, they will receive seed funding which can be used to continue to scale the growth of the business beyond the accelerator. 

“I had an incredible experience during the FFA accelerator, but my highlight was discovering tools such as the Theory of Change and Impact Measurement and Management Framework. Through the program, I was able to align our business activities with our impact goals. These tools helped me understand the outcomes we need to achieve to make a meaningful difference in the world, and I'm excited to continue applying them in the future.”

 - Kgalabi Mongatane, Founder of ECOBA, Fight for Access Accelerator Cohort 1 in South Africa 

The solutions we are seeking for the Fight for Access accelerator must be focused on either or both of the following pillars in WASH:

 
  1. Information, community management & behavioural change 
  2. Innovation & decentralisation to the current system

Want to go in-depth into the details of the Fight for Access Accelerator? 

Read up on the Terms of Reference here. 

How to Apply: 

If you meet the eligibility criteria and are passionate about creating sustainable change in WASH in Nigeria, we encourage you to apply for the Fight for Access accelerator program. 

- Please visit our website and complete the application form here.

- The application deadline is August 7, 2023. Shortlisted applicants can expect to be contacted by August 18, 2023.

- For any inquiries or further information, please contact us via email at ffa@yunussb.com or on WhatsApp at +234 9166415407

Join us in the Fight for Access Accelerator and be part of a community of changemakers dedicated to transforming WASH in Nigeria!

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