5th Annual Tigo Digital Changemakers Award promote digital inclusion and entrepreneurship projects

Tigo Ghana and Reach for Change launched the 2016 Tigo Digital Changemakers Award to support social entrepreneurs with digital tools and skills to improve the lives of youth throughout the country. The main focus of the initiative is to broaden digital inclusion and business entrepreneurship through the use of ICTs.

The two winning projects will receive GH$ 70,000 and access to an incubator program that includes technology training as well as access to a network of worldwide social entrepreneurs. The competition will evaluate projects in three different areas:

  • Educational innovation using digital tools to improve primary, secondary and tertiary education
  • Digital inclusion projects to provide access for remote communities
  • Entrepreneurship innovations that use technology to boost small to medium sized businesses

Applications will be available until October 25th at Tigo’s website

Additional Sources: Biztech Africa