Development of Urban Acceleration Core Curriculum Practical Manual at Hand in Hand Eastern Africa

Development of Urban Acceleration Core Curriculum Practical Manual at Hand in Hand Eastern Africa… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Hand in Hand Eastern Africa.


HiH EA is a registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Kenya with mandate to operate within the Eastern Africa Region and a member of the Hand in Hand Global Network. Her vision is to reduce poverty through enterprise development and job creation.


  • Review of current Urban curriculum and how it was delivered in the KMES pilot program
  • Review of technical capacity of BDOs
  • Needs assessment of sample SMEs
  • Development of practical manual reflecting on (1), (2) and (3) above
  • Host validation session with HIHEA and other beneficiary stakeholders
  • Develop final manuals incorporating stakeholder feedback

Tasks and Deliverables

  • Inception report
  • Accelerator curriculum review report; highlighting gaps and improvement areas
  • BDOs capacity assessment report ; highlighting capacity improvement gaps
  • Draft practical manual
  • Training guidelines for BDOs who will deliver the curriculum
  • Final approved soft copy manuals with HIHEA comments incorporated after presentation and discussion.

Key qualification experience of the Firm/ lead individual:

  • 10 year experience in Kenya’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Masters Degree in entrepreneurship, business and related disciplines
  • Proven ability to demonstrate innovative thinking and previous experience working in curriculum design for MSMe
  • Ability to work independently to strict timelines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, good communication and excellent planning and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills and
  • Sound reporting skills.