Calling all Aspiring Changemakers!

The Archimedes Project is recruiting aspiring changemakers to spend 12-weeks working in their chosen country as a Frontier Social Entrepreneur Fellow.

Fellows examine the water and sanitation market, needs and customer attitudes, build local partnerships and may even begin micro-testing business ideas. At the end of this period, the fellows present their findings to the Archimedes Project. Based on demonstrated aptitude during this Fellowship period, Fellows may be selected as an Archimedes Project co-founder. We would then work together to design and launch an enterprise to increase access to clean water or sanitation.

Fellows work closely with Archimedes Project leadership to prepare for the fellowship with guided research for 8 weeks before departure. During the fellowship, fellows will receive a stipend of up to $5,000 towards flight and room and board in country.

 

Fellow Criteria

Fellows must be deeply connected to an Archimedes Project priority country and be able to live there and serve as a fellow full-time during the fellowship period. They must meet the Archimedes Project entrepreneur criteria and be interested in co-founding a clean water or sanitation social enterprise with the Archimedes Project.

 

Who Should Apply?

Anyone who has a deep commitment to improving the wellbeing of a country and believes that clean water and sanitation are key to that. We are looking for leaders who will with us to design, develop and launch the next generation of clean water enterprise. Enterprises that provide sustainable access while creating jobs. Key characteristics: A strong entrepreneurial spirit, creative intelligence, leadership and resilience.


Priority Country List

 

Bangladesh

Bolivia

Burkina Faso

Cameroon

Chad

Cote d'Ivoire

Ethopia

Haiti

Honduras

Indonesia

Kenya

Liberia

Madagascar

Malawi

Myanmar (Burma)

Nepal

Niger

Rwanda

Senegal

South Africa

Tanzania

Togo

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Please note that the fellowship is not appropriate for entrepreneurs with existing enterprises. If you have an enterprise, and are interested in working with the Archimedes Project to develop it, please drop us a message through our Co-Founder Program.

 

If you are interested in translating your desire for major impact into an opportunity to dive deep into what a world changing enterprise looks like- apply today!

 

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