2015 Tigo Digital Changemaker Competition for Change Agents – Rwanda ($USD20,000 Prize)

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Application Deadline: August 21st 2015

Do you have an idea or initiative that uses digital technology to improve society and future generations?

Apply to become a Tigo Digital Changemaker!

Tigo is looking for early stage, social entrepreneurs with powerful ideas for children that use digital solutions.

Are you a social entrepreneur who is working to improve community and the lives of children in a big way? Are you using digital tools and technology* to scale and grow your impact? Do you have a strong desire to promote children’s rights, an innovative idea to change the world for children, and the passion and the drive to create this change? Let’s make it happen together!

The idea must:

  • Be innovative, creative, and fresh
  • Be early-stage or ready to grow
  • Be something doable, clear & focussed
  • Have potential for great social impact for children and society
  • Have potential to be system changing
  • Be scalable in order to reach many children
  • Have a sustainable financing plan

Digital connection:

  • Use or have the potential to use mobile, broadband, digital and/or information technology as part of the solution, to scale the impact, or to improve the quality of the impact
  • Promote connectivity and access to communication

Individuals we are looking for must:

  • Have entrepreneurial skills
  • Have leadership skills
  • Have a passion for social change
  • Be the leader of the organisation established to deliver the idea

Benefits:

  • If selected you will receive financial support, beginning with seed funding of Rwf 14 Million for one year, as well as coaching from experienced business people to help you turn your idea into a sustainable venture.
  • The Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition awards 2 winners a cash prize of $20,000 each and a place in a support program which includes professional coaching, and mentoring from Tigo and our non-profit partner Reach for Change to help you develop your initiative.

Timeline:

  • Application Deadline
    • August 21st 2015
  • Decision on semi-finalists
    • September 11th 2015 (preliminary date)
  • Concept development workshop (for semi-finalists)
    • Between September 11th and November 6th 2015
  • Interviews
    • Between November 2nd-6th 2015
  • Jury (for finalists)
    • November 11th

Apply Now for the 2015 Tigo Digital Changemaker for Change Agents 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 Tigo Digital Changemaker

2 COMMENTS

  1. This project is very wonderfully, i see the time of application is ending August 2015, but the information was not spread very well to the people, i need to apply how can i do?

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