Jasiri – Catalysing High-Impact Entrepreneurship in Africa

About Jasiri

Jasiri is a programme of Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropies that invests in, guides and supports entrepreneurs and early stage startups who benefit society by creating high impact businesses on the African continent.


Jasiri Talent Investor

Jasiri Talent Investor programme introduces Jasiri Fellows to equally ambitious co-founders, and supports them on an individual, team and business level through seasoned Facilitators,  Mentors and Business Coaches.

Jasiri Growth Accelerator

The Jasiri Growth Accelerator is designed to provide comprehensive support to existing businesses with substantial growth potential, assisting them in reaching crucial growth milestones and preparing them for investment.

Jasiri Talent Investor Facts & Figures


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Our Regional Hub

Jasiri is dedicated to playing a role in the advancement of the wider East African region, and as such, we carefully choose candidates from Rwanda, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Our programmes are strategically aligned with the vision of the African Union, which envisions a fresh, progressive, dynamic, and interconnected Africa. Ethiopia represents the latest inclusion in this vision, and Rwanda serves as the regional center for Jasiri, with programmes crafted to contribute to Rwanda's Vision 2050.