Changing the story
SHIFT Enterprise Academy's signature program, "Launching into E-Commerce" is East Africa's leading online business accelerator program. Our Enterprisers report life changing results in the area of personal development, digital marketing, and e-commerce best practices.
At the end of each five weeks lecture series, Enterprisers enter a business idea into our "Changing the Story" pitch competition. Previous ideas include: African toy production and drop shipping, online book translation services, medical equipment and supply delivery in rural areas, and digital media production.
We currently fund one business at a time with seed money equal to $500 USD. Our student often also need data and equipment to remain online and competitive.
I believe the interactive sessions are more important than the seed money, because the business skills and knowledge gained in the weekly sessions can make a positive impact on our lives, if implemented."
- Stephen Obak