Conferred upon innovative, dynamic and sustainable social enterprises in Africa, the prestigious Sankalp Awards recognized 12 dynamic enterprises from over 100 applications and across 12 countries. 3 winners were announced at the high energy award ceremony hosted by leading television personality, Jeff Koinange. Through the award program, 21 firm commitments for due diligence were made.

“It brought together a good depth of people (worldwide) knowledgeable and experienced with Africa’s development challenges”

Raymond Byabazaire, Cyber School Technologies


Grand Prize

Continental Renewable Energy

Clean Energy / Technology

Prosoya Kenya

Agriculture, Food and Rural Business

MicroClinic Technologies

Health, Water & Sanitation

DASSY Enterprise

Clean Energy / Technology



Detailing the high points of Sankalp Africa Summit, Next Billion presented a succinct summary of the sold out conference. It noted that the event had delegates from 25 countries and power sessions & partners.


We present a four part thought-leadership series in leading development blog and website Next Billion, discussing how the Global South can build a robust system for innovation transfer. The blogs may be found herehere and here.


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