Unreasonable East Africa that exists to give entrepreneurs tackling East Africa’s greatest challenges an advantage to be mentored by over 50 world class mentors -ranging from founders of 10 companies, of which three were IPO’d for between $700m and $1billion each- and connects them to capital sources and a global network of support at a 5-week boot camp.
This time the boot camp is going to be held in Kampala where they will engage with the Kampala community to get local supporters in the Kampala Ecosystem who will constantly engage with them and support them during the 5 weeks program.
The Uganda entrepreneurs for the Unreasonable 5 weeks mentorship include; Geel Enterprises that provides quality healthcare services by qualified healthcare personnel in a 24/7 hospital. Green Bio Energy that sells fuel efficient cook-stoves and carbonized biomass briquettes, a cheap and environmentally-friendly substitute to traditional charcoal.
KadAfrica that sells high-quality passion fruit seedlings bundled with agribusiness training, support, and bulk marketing to smallholder farmers, primarily women and girls, in Western Uganda. Jibu that empowers entrepreneurs to launch profitable businesses that sell affordable, clean water.
Telesat International that creates opportunities for self-employment through market-demand driven practical skills trainings. Village Energy Limited that assembles and distributes solar energy systems for households, small businesses and institutions in rural areas without electricity. Wana Energy Solutions that sells affordable gas cooking systems for homes and businesses, which come with delivery, installation, and safety training.
And other form East Africa include; Eco Fuels Kenya that produces and sells biofuel, organic fertilizer, and other products from the indigenously growing, otherwise underutilized Croton Nut. Grab A Book helps children in rural areas and slums improve their performance in school by establishing school libraries. I-Care Pads produces and sells high quality, reusable sanitary pads in Kenya.
Juabar creates small business opportunities in Tanzanian communities that lack electricity by leasing solar-powered charging kiosks to entrepreneurs and then supporting these entrepreneurs in their operations. AndSmart Life sells affordable, clean drinking water, along with wellness products (health, hygiene, nutrition) to low-income families through retail locations and a subscription service.