Imbuto Foundation in partnership with UNFPA, the Ministry of Youth & Culture and KOICA, are launching the Innovation Accelerator (iAccelerator) phase 5. iAccelerator was developed as a mentorship driven programme, supporting young entrepreneurs with seed funding, training and skills development to generate original and ground breaking responses to challenges related to sexual and reproductive health, family planning and other population development related issues.

The Programme

The iAccelerator will start with a countrywide selection of sustainable and scalable youth-friendly SRH & Mental Health projects. The top 4 projects will win a grant, as well as access to 6 months of training & mentorship.

Seed funding: USD 10,000
Focus market: Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) and Mental Health
Challenges to solve:

  • Promote family (parent – children and adolescent) dialogue on sexual reproductive health.
  • Innovative approaches aiming at reducing mental health stigma and enhancing access to information and services.


The applications will be open from 1 November 2022 and close on 1 December 2022 at 11:59pm.


  1. Male & female youth that are passionate in creating solutions towards availability of information and services related to sexual reproductive health and mental health in their communities.
  2. All Rwandan Nationals and Residents of Rwanda.
  3. Aged 18 to 30 years old.

The Application Submission period has ended.