Social entrepreneurs in poverty alleviation; apply to win $20,000

Social entrepreneurs in poverty alleviation; apply to win $20,000

The D-Prize Challenge is calling for application from social entrepreneurs who have figured out a way to best solve the distribution challenges in poverty alleviation. The D-Prize Challenge is a competition for social entrepreneurs with innovations that deal with issues plaguing poverty alleviation. Any aspiring entrepreneur of any age, background, in any country with the

The D-Prize Challenge is calling for application from social entrepreneurs who have figured out a way to best solve the distribution challenges in poverty alleviation. The D-Prize Challenge is a competition for social entrepreneurs with innovations that deal with issues plaguing poverty alleviation.

Any aspiring entrepreneur of any age, background, in any country with the zeal to grow their company or NGO is eligible to apply. The winners of the contest will get $20,000 in funding, mentorship and other necessary support required to launch.

social entrepreneurs 1Although, in recent times there have been numerous inventions on poverty alleviation and these inventions are yet to be distributed to the different areas where they are needed across the globe. Hence, the call for social entrepreneurs with innovations that can combat distribution challenges in the area of girl child education, agriculture, energy, global health, education, governance and infrastructure.

The early deadline for application is 15th of December, 2016; the regular deadline is 29th of December, 2016 and the extended deadline is January 8, 2017. The top 5% of entrepreneurs from applications received will be invited to submit a full 10 page proposal. Full plans are due within four weeks of being invited to submit. The top entrepreneurs will then interview with the judges to determine the eventual winners.

Interested social entrepreneurs can apply here.

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