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Are you a startup looking for support? Join the Lafiya Innovators program

Applications to join the second cohort of the Lafiya Innovators are open, are you or do you know someone leading a startup that will help make your local community healthier? Lafiya Innovators could be the right fit for that startup.

Lafiya Innovators is a startup incubation program to support and accelerate early- to mid-stage startups in emerging economies – focused on public health, healthcare, or directly impacting the determinants of health. Startups applying to join the cohort in Accra should be able to demonstrate recurring revenue, a good team and governance structure, and have a direct impact on SDG 3, Health and Wellbeing. REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE ACCRA TRACK

  • The startup must be registered and based in Ghana

  • Open to ECOWAS residents, age 18+ (must reside in Accra for the entire six-month duration of the program at own expense)

  • One individual per startup may apply and participate (even if representing a larger team)

  • Ideal for growth, mid-stage, and scaling ventures

  • Must have an active business or NGO venture already working with customers

  • Must be available for participation 5-6 hours per week for six months (June 2021 – December 2021)

  • Must be available full-time for specific weeks (dates provided in advance)

  • Must be available to attend a Swiss Innovation Immersion week in Switzerland for one week in November 2021 (Travel expenses are covered according to program guidelines)

  • Must be prepared to pitch during “Demo Day” within the duration of the program

  • Professional-level English is required for participation in the program

Read more /apply by using the link: or visit for more information.

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