Accelerating the NEAR ecosystem in Africa
Powered by Sankore 2.0
We're on a mission to change our world with Web3

NEAR Kenya was established through a collaboration between the NEAR Foundation and Sankore 2.0.

We exist to offer full support to the African community building disruptive technology on NEAR Protocol.

We nurture talented individuals to become world-class builders and innovators.

We also provide funding and business support for blockchain projects, ideas and solutions for Africa.

What We Do
Accelerating web 3
Meet-ups &

We organise meet-ups, hackathons and community events in different cities across Africa. This is a great opportunity to meet other community members, and get more involved in the regional hub! Follow our updates on Twitter & get rewarded for building the future.

Grants &

We're committed to investing in founders who are utilising Web 3 to transform our communities in Africa. We provide hands-on support and grant funding for developers and innovators building powerful solutions on blockchain technology. Our quick and efficient approval process, means that you have more time and money to build.

Our Partner
NEAR Kenya is Powered
by Sankore 2.0

NEAR Kenya was established through a collaboration between the NEAR Foundation and Sankore 2.0.

Sankore 2.0 is a regional blockchain ecosystem catalyst, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

Sankore 2.0 draws inspiration from the rich history of innovation in Africa. The team at Sankore are especially inspired by the Sankoré ancient centre of learning and innovation, established by Mansa Musa in Timbuktu, Mali. 


Together with our partners in innovation, we are building a stronger and more resilient Web 3 ecosystem in Africa.

Partner with us, as we support builders and innovators to build more robust solutions, and more resilient businesses.

United Africa Blockchain Association

UTU Trust

Sonergy Protocol

Africa Blockchain Institue





We’re looking for innovative talent to join our team. See all positions and submit your CV.
Entire African Region

We are always on the look-out for potential team members to join us, and you could be next!

We may not always advertise or publicise our positions, and therefore welcome strong, prospective application.
In your application, please specify which job, type of position or area you are interested in. If you provide more complete professional information, we will be better available to review the possibilities for employing you within our company group.

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