Selected projects will receive the following technical assistance:
A kick-off workshop will be organized with project owners in Bertoua. The objectives, expectations, content, and the form of the technical assistance will be discussed. Do’s and don’ts of project development, business plan, fundraising and as well as basics of project bankability will be discussed in the same workshop that will last 1,5 days.
Virtual workshops with the project owners. This will be a follow-up discussion with all projects with rounds of Q&A and the identification of individual assistance, training and capacity development needed. The virtual workshop will be organized in 4 sessions of a maximum of 3 hours each and in 4 days.
One-on-one coaching, monitoring, capacity development of project owners: Individual coaching/training sessions will be organized for project owners as per identified needs. Each session will last a maximum of 2h and each project will get a maximum of 8 sessions of individual TA.
This support will focus on the following topics:
- Project Bankability
- Business Plan Development
- Marketing and Communication
- Developing project’s teasers and Pitching
- PowerPoint Presentation
Besides these support sessions, the program will also provide exposure and access to financiers, such as (international) impact funds, private and public investors and (international) financial institutions to provide the opportunity to present your bankable solution for financing.
OFF-LINE ASSISTANCE / SECRETARIAT
A program representative will be available on a dedicated phone number to answer any questions
and to support applicants to file an online application on their behalf if need be. This means that applicants facing difficulties filling in the online application can apply via a call to these phone numbers: 654 045 144 (MTN), 693 161 045 (Orange), 233 478 904 (Camtel, Landline).
Given the current sanitary situation, we can only organize limited face-to-face sessions. You can interact with us through conference calls (Teams, Zoom, WhatsApp) and email exchanges. Support documents including case studies and videos will be provided. Sanitation and distancing measures strictly apply during face-to-face interactions (Meeting in Bertoua, and others if need be.)