Digital Changemakers

Rwandan telecommunications company, Tigo, in partnership with Swedish non-profit organization, Reach for Change, have opened applications for the Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition 2015.

Tigo stated this in a news release to TechCabal.

The competition is designed to identify and support social entrepreneurs who use digital tools and technology to advance communities and future generations. The organizers said two winning ideas will receive a Rwf 14 million ($19, 500) cash prize each.

“In recent years, this program has changed the way business is done by working closely with a non-profit organization to impact communities and the lives of children,” said Mr Tongai Maramba, Tigo general manager.

Winners will also gain access to the Reach for Change incubator, business training and a global network of other social entrepreneurs, the organizers said.

Prospective applicants can  apply here. Applications will close by August 21, 2015.

Image Credit: Tigo

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