The Sankalp Awards for Africa is back again in its 2nd year! Established to recognize and support leading social enterprises in the continent, the awards this year promises to bring the global spotlight on 10 high potential African entrepreneurs!

If you are a high-impact emerging enterprise working in the sectors of Agriculture & Food, Education, Clean Energy, Healthcare, Financial Inclusion, Water, and Sanitation clearly catering to rural, low-income, disadvantaged communities and are looking to fund your venture and gain global recognition, Apply Now!

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

Raymond Byabazaire, Cyber School Technologies

“This was a once in a life time opportunity to get connected! We shared ideas and enjoyed an intellectual celebration.”

Mayil Vagnan, Director, Barrix Agro Sciences, Sankalp Award Winner 2014


Funding Opportunities

Strategic Mentoring

Access to Global Networks

Media Visibility


PowerGen Renewable Energy

Clean Energy / Technology

Kigali Farms

Agriculture, Food and Rural Business


Health, Water & Sanitation

Impact Africa Industries

Health, Water & Sanitation

Honey Products Industries Limited

Agriculture, Food and Rural Business

Geel Medical Services

Health, Water & Sanitation



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.


Following the sixth edition of Sankalp Summit in April, Director Aparajita Agrawal spoke to Outlook Business, in depth, about Sankalp’s journey towards establishing the viability of social enterprises as an asset class.


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