Chat for Women’s Livelihoods Accelerator Program 2024 for Social Enterprises

Applications are now open for the Chat for Women’s Livelihoods Accelerator Program. An 18-month programme providing training, mentorship and support to 6 social enterprises working to empower women in low-income countries economically.

Organisations that increase business skills, provide education, access to digital markets and payment tools, as well as those that provide essential mental health or healthcare support among working women and micro-entrepreneurs, are invited to apply.


  • Social Enterprises who want to accelerate their chat service growth and impact with guidance, mentorship, and hands-on implementation support.
  • The Accelerator is looking for Social Enterprises working in Kenya, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Uganda, Senegal, and Nigeria and other low-income regions that have a clear business case or Theory of Change on how they could use a chat solution on WhatsApp to improve the economic agency of women.
  • The organisations must be able to commit to the building and continued development of their chat service and have the time, resources or team to accomplish this goal.


Support in prototyping and launching your use case
‍A comprehensive three-month onboarding and training process that equips the organisation with a fully operational minimum viable chat (MVP) ready to go live.

Extensive Training & Support
Ongoing monthly enterprise support tailored to help organisations achieve their strategic chat service objectives for 18 months.

Mentorship from leading experts and practitioners
Expert advice from Solutions Engineers, Conversational Designers and a team of AI/Data Engineers.

Access to world-class Technology
A Enterprise licence, which includes all platform features, as well as a subsidised WhatsApp Business Account for 18 months.

Increase in knowledge using chat-based technologies
A collaborative learning environment with quarterly cohort sessions fostering a strong community of practice among the six participating enterprises.


  • Application deadline: 31 January, 2024
  • Accelerator programme: February ’24 – July ’25, 2024

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Chat for Women’s Livelihoods Accelerator Program

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