empowering entrepreneurship

enpact's biggest initiative - 330 businesses and 950+ entrepreneurs supported to date!

Empowering Entrepreneurship Initiative

The Empowering Entrepreneurship Initiative was created to provide direct support for entrepreneurs in emerging markets. In 2020, the initiative launched with two programs that provided support to 330 businesses in Egypt, Jordan, Ghana, Kenya, Indonesia and Mexico in overcoming the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Towards the sustainable recovery of the tourism industry:


The Tourism Recovery Programme, the 3rd programme of the initiative, aims to provide 315 tourism SMEs and innovative businesses in Egypt, Mexico, South Africa and Kenya with dedicated mentoring, financial support, training and access to global network.

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What's new?




9 Lessons from Kenyan Multi-Millionaire Kimani Rugendo

Kimani Rugendo, Founder of Kenyan Food & Beverage giant Kevian Kenya LTD., takes us through his startup journey, with valuable tips at every stage.




Yearbook 2020 is now live – Our Biggest Publication to Date!

We're proud to share with you enpact's Yearbook 2020 - our biggest collection of stories, data, reflections and insights to date.




And They Rise – Fabulous Woman Network Ensures It Doesn’t Get Lonely at the Top

Ama Duncan, Founder of Fabulous Woman Network, reflects on her experience with empowering women in business and building a strong growth community.

Startup Friendliness Index

enpact Data & Research assesses entrepreneurial ecosystems based on 80 indicators in more than 60 cities globally


Current Projects

Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Indonesia and Jordan

COVID-19 Relief Program

01/08/2020- 31/03/2021

The COVID-19 Relief Program kicked-off in Egypt, Jordan, Ghana, Kenya and Indonesia with 600+ participants across 200 businesses. Over the next 6 months, they will receive dedicated mentoring, financial backing, and business development resources!

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Mexico, Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia

COVID-19 Relief Program for Tourism

01/09/2020- 30/04/2021

The COVID-19 Relief Program for Tourism is supporting travel and tourism businesses in Mexico, Kenya, Indonesia and Jordan to rebuild and overcome the challenges of the pandemic.

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Program Designers' Lab India

10/08/2020- 30/06/2021

The second round of enpact's PDL in India, focused on providing program development support to ecosystem enablers - from project idea conception, fundraising, stakeholder management, marketing, as well as monitoring & evaluation.

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Clinical Innovation Fellowship (CIF) Egypt 2021

01/04/2020- 31/12/2020

The Clinical Innovation Fellowship is an 8-month health innovation scholarship starting June 2021 that provides participants the opportunity to work in a transdisciplinary team to create solutions based on verified healthcare needs.

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Train the Mentor Senegal

07/01/2021- 31/10/2021

Le programme Train the Mentor offre une compréhension approfondie du mentorat et de ce qui le distingue du coaching ou du conseil.

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