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Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition now open!

Do you have a social enterprise that uses digital tools or technology to improve communities and impact future generations? Tigo, in partnership with Reach for Change is proud to announce the 2016 Tigo Digital Changemakers competition! Two winners will each recieve USD 20,000 plus coaching and advisory support from Tigo and Reach for Change to develop their initiatives. 

To apply, click on "Apply" in the menu bar in the top right corner of this page. If you have already set up an account, or have an application in progress, click "Log In."

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  • Already Have A Reach for Change User Account? Just click on the "Log-In" button at the top right corner of this screen, then use your existing username and password to log in
  • Need To Set Up A User Account? Sign-up for a user account by completing your details on the form in this screen, then log-in using your new details.

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Important Dates 

Application deadline:
November 30, 2016

Decision on semi-finalists:
February 21, 2017

Concept Development Workshop (for semi-finalists):
Between February 23rd and 25th, 2017

Interviews:
Between February 23rd and 25th, 2017

Jury (for finalists):
Late February - Early March

Digital Changemakers Selection Criteria

The problem:

  • Acknowledged by sector experts
  • Strong understanding of the problem and the context around the problem

The Solution:

  • Should fit one of the following themes:
    • Digital Inclusion
    • Education
    • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Create meaningful social impact for children
  • Impact strategy should be in place
  • System change strategy should be in place

The Product:

  • Uses mobile or digital technology at its core
  • Must have a working prototype in place
  • Must have been tested with potential users

The Entrepreneur:

  • Must demonstrate leadership and entrepreneurial acumen
  • Must demonstrate that he/she is a "good fit" for support from Tigo and Reach for Change
  • Must demonstrate that he/she is honest, trustworthy and reliable
  • Must be to working full time on proposed solution

The Organisation:

  • Must be at an early growth phase
  • Must have strong potential for Financial Sustainability
  • Must have a strong team
  • Must have robust operations

Get help preparing your application

Download the Application Guide (.pdf)

Application Guide