The 2019 Fire Africa awards seeks to fund and support innovations in Africa that are creating social and economic impact .The innovations should be centered in three main areas which include : They should have a technical aspect to it while solving socioeconomic challenges in Africa.The solutions should show inventiveness through concepts , ideas and methods in creating impact.
Here are key dates.
Call for project proposals open : 26th April 2019.
Deadline for submissions : 31st may 2019.
Screening and evaluation : 3rd June to 5th July 2019.
Due diligence review and contracts : 8th July 2019 to 31st July 2019.
Announcement of successful applicants : 1st august 2019.
Eligibility and Criteria.
To be eligible, your innovation should be within the following areas.
- Your initiative should be encompassed in ICT development to enhance economic empowerment and reduce poverty.
- It should be focused in education.
- It should be focused on health ( e health , m health or telehealth solutions).
- It should be solving challenges in areas of economic and employment through ICT.
Awards and Benefits.
- Receive funding $ 3,000
- Full travel package to Berlin, Germany.
- Pass to attend the 2019 Internet Governance Forum in Berlin, Germany.
- Interact with leaders , tech enthusiasts as well as entrepreneurs at the Global Internet summit 2019.
How To Apply.
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