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OPEN INNOVATION CHALLENGE & CALL FOR YOUTH LED SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP SOLUTIONS ADDRESSING DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES FACING YOUTH IN AFRICA

Jill Langhus
Posted August 29, 2018 from Spain
Expired on September 17, 2018

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present a universal call to action by the United Nations (UN) for all stake-holders to join efforts to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. Are you an African youth entrepreneur passionate about the continent with an innovative solution?

1. Are you African, aged between 15 and 35 years?
2. Do you have an innovative, replicable, scalable idea that could transform your community, country... or even Africa?
3. Would you like to contribute towards the attainment of the SDGs and therein especially gender-related targets and indicators of SDG 1(poverty), SDG 5 gender equality and empowerment of women and girls), SDG 8 (decent employment) and SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infra-structure)?
4. Do you have the passion to help Africa progress - but struggle to find the support you need to turn your idea into reality.

Idea Stage: 5,000 USD (seed grants)
Growth Stage: 10,000 USD (scale grants)

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sarah_2
Aug 29, 2018
Aug 29, 2018

Hi Jill,
Thanks for sharing

Jill Langhus
Aug 30, 2018
Aug 30, 2018

Hi Sarah,

You're welcome:-)

sarah_2
Aug 29, 2018
Aug 29, 2018

Any link on how to access the Grant??

Tarke Edith
Sep 04, 2018
Sep 04, 2018

Hi Jill
Thank you for sharing this wonderful grand to youth and entrepreneurs

Jill Langhus
Sep 18, 2018
Sep 18, 2018

You're welcome:-)