Social innovators in Nigeria are invited to apply for the 2014 LEAP Africa 2014 Social Innovators Program.
Leap Africa is one of Africa’s leading personal and professional development social ventures. he Social Innovators Programme (SIP) will support talented youth between the ages of 18 and 35, whose ideas and initiatives offer effective solutions to challenges in local communities across Nigeria, with the necessary training, funding, advocacy and network support required to strengthen their existing initiatives and enhance their sustainability and impact.
Applicants must meet the following entry requirement to be considered for the awards. They must be:
- Nigerians resident in Nigeria (not Nigerians in the Diaspora).
- Between ages 18 – 35 years.
- Initiators of such projects/initiatives/organisations that are positively impacting local communities and lives of Nigerians particularly in achieving the MDGs through their creativity and innovation.
- Able to document and prove their work, benefits and some level of sustainability amongst communities and Nigeria for a minimum of 12 months prior to date of application for the SIP.
Twenty (20) social innovators will be enrolled into the programme after screening (an application form will be made available to interested applicants). The SIP will be offered free of charge.
DEADLINE: 29th August, 2014
- Like our page on facebook, www.facebook.com/LEAPAfrica.
- Follow us on twitter, www.twitter.com/leapafrica or @leapafrica & mention the programme you are applying for – with a #tag (e.g Chike Adeyemi Abu/#SIP2014).
- Complete the Application formFor additional information, kindly visit the LEAP Africa Social Innovator’s Program Page