VFA C19 REMOTE FELLOWSHIP
This 3-month, full-time remote fellowship enables talented individuals from anywhere in the world to dive into work with high-growth startups in Kenya who are busier than ever amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Applications are closed, but you can join the waitlist below to get notified when a new cohort opens up.
Turaco is changing healthcare financing in the developing world. Emerging consumers can’t get the care they want and need because they lack access to affordable insurance products and financing. Micro-insurtech company Turaco creates simplified insurance and credit solutions distributed through mobile technology to uniquely solve the healthcare financing needs of emerging customers.
Turaco is a micro-insurtech startup providing simple health and life cover for as little as USD $1 a month to low-income earners in Kenya and Uganda. You'll join a fast-paced team, using technology to re-imagine insurance in emerging markets and gain knowledge on business expansion strategies as the company prepares to scale in other parts of the continent.
Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small merchants to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services previously unavailable to informal businesses. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.
Sokowatch is one of the most exciting fintech and logistics startups in Africa. The team recently raised a $14 million Series A and is quickly expanding across East Africa. You'll learn from experienced international staff and gain a deep understanding of how to build a successful logistics supply chain from the ground up.
OkHi is building the next generation address system for Kenya and beyond. This system will unlock commerce through enhanced logistics, save lives through improved emergency services and grow access to finance through better personal identification.
OkHi is a digital addressing network that is using technology to revolutionize logistics and service delivery in Kenya. Here, you'll work with a diverse team, learning creative ways to simplify and streamline app-based user experience as a means to enhance interconnection and include more people in the new digital economy.
Venture for Africa is accelerating the economic growth and technological innovation in Africa by mobilising the next generation of startup talent and equipping them with the experiences and context they need to meaningfully contribute to elevating businesses and livelihoods in Africa.
Don't see a role that fits your experience? Don't worry - we'll be launching fellowships on a regular basis, so let us know why you want to be a VFA fellow by joining the waitlist below, and we'll let you know when we have a new role that fits your profile