Africa Basque Challenge (ABC) program is an initiative that aims to encourage the development of socio-entrepreneurial initiatives that promote inclusive development of communities in Kenya, Senegal and the Basque Country and work on the Access to Health.
Anesvad Foundation, Mondragon Team Academy - Mondragon Unibertsitatea, Diversity 4 Equality and Zuhura together with the collaboration of Moviltik, Hahatay, ESTIA, Euroregion, Caminos Euskadi, Impact Hub Dakar or Bridge for Billions among others, collaborate to promote new socio-business realities co-created by young people who collaborate in an intercultural way.
The edition will start in June and July with online workshops, in October 2021 a bootcamp will be held in Kenya with the objective of creating teams and identifying challenges in the communities. After that bootcamp, the teams will work remotely until the second and final bootcamp with the support of coaches and mentors from the different partner organizations. The second bootcamp, to be held in January 2022 in the Basque Country, aims to polish the business ideas and hold the final event where all initiatives will be presented to an audience and a jury composed of people from private, public, entrepreneurial or investor entities among others. (Travel and plan may be modified due to the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya and the Basque Country).
The 4 teams selected by the jury will receive financial support and a digital acceleration process from Bridge for Billions in order to launch their initiatives and generate positive impact.