Calling on all AkiraChix out there!! Ladies, its time to get your thinking caps ON, and get down to business(in this case, coding :D)! A great opportunity has presented itself, and you should NOT let it pass you by.

The Kenya ICT board announced the launch of a Kshs 300 Million grant in today’s Daily Nation Newspaper(page 26). This grant targets local developers.

The grant shall be awarded for:-

  • Developing innovative communications and information applications that utilize mobile and web technologies for Private Sector content and applications.
  • Developing web and mobile based information services for the existing government information portal that will be readily accessible to government agencies and the general public.

Firms stand to be awarded a maximum of US$50,000, while individuals stand to be awarded US$10,000.

Enquiries can be made by sending an email to grants@ict.go.ke between 3rd June 2010 and 24th June 2010.

So start thinking about your proposals NOW and apply :). The deadline for submission of proposals is 19th July 2010.

For more information and further details on this, visit the Kenya ICT Board website or download the press release here.