2014 SAVILLE FOUNDATION Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education (USD70,000 prize plus fully sponsored trip to attend an International Conference)

Application Deadline: 12 December 2014

Do you have what it takes?

  • Is your education or training project based in Africa?
  • Is your education project innovative?
  • Could other organisations learn from your project? 

If you answered yes to these questions your organisation could be in with a chance of winning a Pan African Award for Entrepreneurship in Education.

Since 2007 Teach a Man to Fish in partnership with The Saville Foundation have been rewarding organisations that contribute to Africa’s long term growth and development through an entrepreneurial approach to education and training.

The competition is open to all organisations that are based in Africa and working in education. This includes primary, secondary and tertiary education, as well as non-formal and adult education.

Past winners have included a television program in Tanzania, an embroidery training programme in Madagascar and a bicycle recycling enterprise in Lesotho – The search is for anything and everything that combats poverty in an innovative, sustainable, and effective way!

Project Requirements

  • They’re entrepreneurial– they have innovative ways of tackling problems in education, they generate their own income, or they empower future generations of entrepreneurs.
  • They’re sustainable– they are financially, socially and environmentally sustainable in the future and that look beyond donations and subsidies as their primary source of income.
  • They create Impact– they achieve measurable results in terms of educational achievement and economic outcomes for participants and the wider community.

Benefits for winners

  • First prize of $10,000, 2nd and 3rd prizes of $5,000 and 55 awards of $1,000 for the best entry from each country in Africa.
  • A sponsored trip to the teach a man to fish  international conference and peer-learning workshop for the top three award winners
  • Business guidance
  • Media publicity
  • Enhanced sponsorship and donation opportunities

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For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2014 SAVILLE FOUNDATION Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

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