Apply to the 2017 Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition and Win Cash grant Prize

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Apply to the 2017 Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition!

Submit applications to the 2017 Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition and be sure to submit your application by Friday November 17th, 2017.
Click here to applyTigo Digital Changemakers - Selection Criteria

Initiatives we are looking for must:

Fit into either one of the following themes: Digital Inclusion and Financial Inclusion:
Digital Inclusion means incorporating information technologies into the community; our digital inclusion projects aim to provide individuals and communities in which we operate access to information and communication technologies (ICT)
Financial Inclusion means to provide support, information and tools to individuals to let them participate in the financial system. This includes organising training and the provision of access to savings, loans, insurance and other financial services.
Be innovative and creative
Have potential for great social impact for the community
Be scalable in order to impact communities and reach many children
Have a sustainable financial plan
Have potential to be system-changing

Digital connection:

Have a working prototype in place. By this we mean the technical core functionalities of the product have been developed with main features already functional. Going live will be possible within 6 months.
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 quality of impact
Promote connectivity and access to communications, particularly to under-served populations or has the potential of doing so.

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

Important Dates (these dates may be subject to change)

Application deadline:
November 17, 2017

Decision on semi-finalists:
November 20, 2017

Concept Development Workshop (for semi-finalists):
Between November 23 - 26, 2017

December 4, 2017

Jury (for finalists):
December 5, 2017


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