Accelerating Social Change

Accelerator | Program

Spice Without Borders is the initiator of  Spice Accelerator, a six month catalytic program, that empowers participants to develop all the necessary skills for social change. We are not an academic institution and therefore formal education is not a requirement. All you need is a passion for an idea or running a project that transforms mindsets in your backyard.

At the Spice Accelerator we believe in the importance of not feeling like you are in this alone. It is essential to regularly check in with trusted collaborators, partners, and fellow accelerators along the way. Great initiatives and causes are not created in a vacuum; diverse perspectives help you hone and question your own approach. We believe that success in the social change impact creation means a long career, and that means focus on your mental and emotional well being.

We target the underprivileged women and men as well aged 18 years and older from within East Africa with the aim of scaling up to other global regions. These individuals come from diverse cultural backgrounds, religious backgrounds, socio-economic backgrounds and educational backgrounds. Participants share this diversity as they work, live and learn together. They are exposed to methods, techniques and theories that are relevant to their own ideas.

We create visibility for our participants through our SpiceTalks platform which gives then an opportunity to provoke mindsets, changing their perceptions on harmful traditional ways of doing things. SpiceTalks is a platform for exceptionally spicy ideas from the backyard of society, and a catalyst for intense social change. The platform is devoted to transforming the society by the creative and critical voice of the people. Here our participants network with social change experts.

By this we seek to disrupt and change perceptions by accelerating women social change activists and men as well, social project architects, social change provokers, social entrepreneurs, music artists, poets, photographers and bloggers who are keen on transforming mindsets, generate engagement and enable partnerships for local action.


Our CHILI factor accelerates the creative thought process.

C = Connect
Connect with diverse individuals like you, who have a passion to built, discover and learn something new.

H = Hone
Hone your skills that you discover within you and go step by step with subject matter experts on your way to engineering your social change idea.

I = Ignite
Ignite your inner creative abilities and transform concepts.

L = Learn
Learn from each other as you get the tools you need to get your ideas up and running.

I = Initiate
Go to your backyard and initiate your idea that accelerates social change in its reality applying what you have learnt.


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