In addition to your financial support, there are other ways you can be a part of the Ongoza experience. Our programs allow you to actively participate in the inclusive development of the youth we engage with. Discover how you can contribute or be a part of our efforts.

Join us in developing a new cadre of entrepreneurial youth community leaders, who are engaged in successful businesses that contribute to the social well being of their community.


Join the Ongoza Entrepreneurship Program

Applications are now open for young entrepreneurs from these four counties; Nairobi, Nakuru, Migori and Bungoma where we are seeking a total of 20 entrepreneurs.  

Who Can Apply

We are looking for entrepreneurs with the following qualities:

  • Owners and key managers are 35 years of age or younger, engaged in the business full-time, and willing to commit time to learn with three hours of business development support per week for two years
  • Business provides proof of having been in business for the last 6 month.
  • Business should be registered or in the process of registration
  • Average monthly turnover of between 50,000 – 100,000 Ksh with clear potential and rapid path to scale.
  • The business has a clear demonstrated social impact, or the owner/manager can clearly demonstrate their social involvement in their community. 
  • A registration fee of 3,000 Ksh will be required once the enterprise has been successfully selected. 
Kindly note that the following two categories of farming businesses do not qualify:
  • Entrepreneurs who are solely doing rain-fed agriculture.
  • Entrepreneurs with short-term land leases.

How to Apply

  • Download and review the Ongoza Call for Applications
  • Fill the forms online or download the application forms
  • Submit/send back the filled form alongside the following documents
    • Company profile (optional)
    • Organization structure (required)
    • Business registration documents (required)


You can contribute your time, resources and experience to help support our partner youth groups. Mentor or sponsor the group in their social business enterprises, and guide them along the path of success. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Ongoza is an equal opportunity employer. There currently are no open vacancies.