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Big Ideas for Children Accelerator: make a BIG impact on Children’s Lives in Addis Ababa

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 30, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 10, 2019
Big Ideas for Children Accelerator logo
Big Ideas for Children Accelerator logo

Do you have a big idea that could improve early childhood development, pre-primary and primary school education or women’s economic empowerment in Addis Ababa?​
If yes, then applicants could receive a grant of Birr 40,000 and a spot in their accelerator program!

Applicant’s solution must improve either:
- early childhood development,
- pre and primary education, or
- women’s economic empowerment in Addis Ababa.

Focus: innovative, scalable, financially sustainable and system-changing social innovations that will improve the lives of children in Addis Ababa.

Selected individuals will receive a place in Reach for Change’s Accelerator program, which includes:
- A start-up grant of Birr 40,000 to run a pilot and bring their ideas to life
- Tools to develop and support their initiatives and gain leadership skills
- Mentorship, training and advice from Reach for Change and external experts
- Access to a network of other social entrepreneurs.

Utilize This Offer

Your solution must improve either: early childhood development, pre and primary education, or women's economic empowerment in Addis Ababa.

Applications must be submitted online.

For more information, please visit http://ethiopia.reachforchange.org/en/apply/big-ideas-accelerator

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Jill Langhus
Jul 31
Jul 31

Thanks, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.