(SDGia) has been initiated by the Government of Turkey and UNDP with the support of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Eczacıbaşı Group and Limak Foundation. SDGia aims to empower the impact entrepreneurs to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is the first global impact acceleration program in Turkey.
WHO IS SDGia LOOKING FOR?
Entrepreneurs, technology startups, NGOs and academics who want to commercialize their solutions.
If you have,
- A technological and scalable business model that increases access to basic rights and needs and livelihood opportunities for refugees and vulnerable group
- Solutions on a verifiable and accredited digital ID that enables displaced people to more easily gain access to livelihood
- Technological solutions related to water efficiency, wastewater treatment and recycling technologies in the field of clean water and sanitation
- Non-sewage portable toilet and sanitation solutions for areas/countries with limited access to water, such as refugee and seasonal agricultural worker camps
you can apply to the program.
WHAT DOES SDGia PROVIDE YOU?
- Financial support up to 14,000 USD
- Technical and business development support from mentors who are experts in their field
- Field visits where you can test/develop your solutions
- Opportunity to benefit from strong and extensive network of SDGia
- Opportunity to establish partnerships with participating startups from various countries
- Impact investment up to 100,000 USD
You can reach detailed information about the call at www.sdgia.org