Amplify is running a program. It is a paid Fellowship program for talented African storytellers and creators. Amplify is a partnership between aKoma and MasterCard Foundation.
It is a six-month paid Fellowship program where twenty five Fellows from the continent are selected to receive training, projects and mentoring in content creation and media.
Do you want to make a difference for your community and country, but don’t know how? Do you have a burning desire to contribute, but don’t know where to start? Do you need help mastering new storytelling skills and tools, but don’t know where to turn to? Do you have the creative energy, the ideas, the compelling stories, but don’t have access to the networks to get your voice heard?
aKoma is here to help. We will provide you with a platform to have your voice heard and your stories shared with the world. As an Amplify Fellow, you will be exposed to the craft plus techniques to help you succeed in the digital age, connecting you with a circle of mentors to provide the necessary guidance in constructing your personal stories about Africa to appeal to a wider audience.
They are looking for motivated applicants from Kigali (Rwanda), Nairobi (Kenya) and Lagos (Nigeria). Yes, young, aspiring content creators 21-34 years old that show significant upside and looking for careers in media and content development. We are looking for at least 8-10 hours a week commitment for Amplify.
Program starts in September. Apply here: apply for the program here.