Since 2020, in the midst of the lockdown, many lost their jobs and moved from being gainfully employed to being unready job seekers living with uncertainty. According to the International Labour Organization, 225 million jobs were lost worldwide in 2020 alone due to the pandemic. Long-term unemployment can have serious negative consequences for the individual, society, and its economic system.
E-Learning: Savvy Fellowship kicks off with a rigorous 12-weeks e-learning experience. As a Savvy Fellow, you will learn everything from ideation to scaling. Some of the things you’ll learn during the program are ‘understanding your customer’, ‘building a product or service that effectively solves their key challenges’, and ‘effectively positioning your solution in the market.’ After completing the compulsory 12-week training, you can also take optional free courses in business communications (10 weeks) and product design (10 weeks).
Assessment: During the 12 weeks of learning, you can test your understanding by taking our weekly quizzes. Assessments are the best way to identify your strengths and areas of weakness. Knowing your weaknesses allows us to help you work effectively on them.
Mentorship: Savvy Fellows get weekly expert mentorship from about 900 renowned experts across various industries.
Savvy Prize: At the end of every year, Savvy Fellows compete for the $3,000 Prize.
Available in 111 languages, the Savvy program has received 85,586 applications. With an 8% acceptance rate, we've selected and trained 7,052 Fellows—2,853 of them being female Fellows and 4,199 of them being male. These Fellows come from 155 countries, with Nigeria, Kenya, India, the United States, Ghana, Pakistan, South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, and the United Kingdom, being the countries with the most selected Fellows. Over 4,000 Fellows have completed the program, and these Fellows have gone ahead to brainstorm over 3,400 business ideas and kickstart over 2,200 businesses. Also, we've been able to raise $41,450 in grant funding from the Roddenberry Foundation, the International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, and the Because International.
Passionate about solving some of the world's most pressing problems through innovation? Ever wanted to build a successful impact-driven business, but didn't know how to? Do you own an early-stage business that you want to grow and scale into new markets and verticals? Interested in being part of the new generation of impact-driven entrepreneurs? Apply today from https://savvyfellows.com/apply/