Enter your business into the Social Enterprise Contest
to receive trade financing and expand your impact.
The Social Enterprise Contest will offer trade financing to at least one established, for-profit social enterprise, which helps advance the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The contest will be open to JCI members and young people ages 18 to 40 in eight target countries. The winning proposal will be selected, financed and mentored by kountable, a technology platform providing support to entrepreneurs in developing and emerging economies.
FOUR FINALISTS RECEIVE

Complimentary trip to the 2016 JCI Global
Partnership Summit

(Includes registration, travel and hotel
accommodations for one individual)

**Each Area will have one selected finalist.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER RECEIVES:

Financing from kountable

Complimentary trip to the
2016 JCI World Congress

(Includes registration, travel and hotel
accommodations for one individual)

**The Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the
group of four finalists.

READ THE CONTEST TERMS AND CONDITIONS
JCI believes that it is only through uniting all sectors of society, including business, that sustainable impact can be achieved.
By empowering entrepreneurs, we are demonstrating just one of the ways in which young people can create
positive change in their communities.
COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE FOR THE JCI AND KOUNTABLE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE CONTEST:
COLOMBIA  |  ESTONIA  |  INDIA  |  JORDAN  |  THE PHILIPPINES  |  SENEGAL  |  TURKEY  |  URUGUAY
APPLICANT CRITERIA
The Social Enterprise Contest will target young people in eight target countries
who have a strong track record of entrepreneurship and an established, socially driven
business in need of financing. 

TO ENTER THE CONTEST, INDIVIDUALS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
Be a current JCI member or young person ages 18 to 40, from one of the eight target countries identified.
Be an established entrepreneur with an existing social enterprise and a track record of success.
Demonstrate how the business contributes to at least one of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and the need for trade financing.
Apply using the JCI Grant Management System and, if passed to the second round, using the kountable system.
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kountable offers affordable quick trade financing to help entrepreneurs in emerging economies grow their businesses. kountable provides a technology platform that measures your social capital and turns it into financial capital. About 50% of kountable’s current transactions are in the health sector; followed by the sectors education, IT and manufacturing.

Since launching in Rwanda in May 2015, kountable has deployed more then US $2 million in Rwanda and realized around US $5 million in transactions for local entrepreneurs.