Somo is not an acronym but a Swahili word meaning lesson. Somo means learning lessons.
We have two hubs in Nairobi, one in Kibera and the other in Kayole. In Kisumu, we are located in Nyalenda. We are soon launching our Mombasa hub, for now, classes are online.We also have a production facility in Githurai that might also be used for training. .
Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office numbers
Kibera Office- 0798985151
What is unique about Somo is the holistic approach we take, the demographic we target, and the long-term commitment we make to entrepreneurs. We do not only trai,but we mentor,advise as well as fund by provision of tools to implement your idea.
We look for social businesses that
Somo works with inspiring social entrepreneurs either with an existing business or a business at an idea stage as well as the start-ups
Yes, you can.
You can join the program from our two branches, Mombasa and Kisumu
Funding is not guaranteed. Our panel of judges will select businesses based on social impact. Sustainability and scalability to receive funding. The funds are released based on the needs of your business.
If you have two business ideas you would like to start, Apply with the one that meets our criteria to join the training program and later graduate to the acceleration program.1 applicant 1 business idea
We do not provide other funding avenues to entrepreneurs who did not qualify for funding from our training program but you can check out online for similar organizations that do something similar.