teach a man to fish pan africa entrepreneurship awards

THE SAVILLE FOUNDATION Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education.

Deadline: December 20 2013

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 organizations that are based in Africa and working in education. This includes primary, secondary and tertiary education, as well as non-formal and adult education.

Do you have what it takes?

  • Is your education or training project based in Africa?
  • Is your education project creative and entrepreneurial?
  • Can your project sustain itself without donations or subsidies as a main source of income?
  • Could other organizations or groups learn from your project? 
  • Has your project achieved measurable results in terms of economic outcomes for participants or the wider community?

If you answered yes to these questions apply for this year’s Pan African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education.You too can contribute by encouraging any organization that you feel might meet these criteria to apply.

Last year’s winners included aTV-show in Tanzania, an embroidery training programme in Madagascar and a bicycle recycling enterprise in Lesotho – Teach a Man to teach are looking for anything and everything that combats poverty in an innovative, sustainable and effective way!

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 our international conference and peer-learning workshop for the top three award winners
  • Business guidance
  • Media publicity
  • Enhanced sponsorship and donation opportunities


  • 1st Prize $10,000
  • 2nd & 3rd Prize both $5,000
  • 55 country prizes of $1,000 each

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Teach Yourself to Fish Pan African Awards for Entrepreneurship


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