2018 Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in EducationThe Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education​ is a competition generously sponsored by The Saville Foundation ​in South Africa and managed by UK-based charity Teach A Man To Fish. The competition rewards the most innovative and inspiring organisations working with young people in Africa, cultivating entrepreneurial and workplace skills in youth or using innovative methods to fund education​.

Past winners have ranged from multinational NGOs to social enterprises; from circus schools to single mother cooperatives. But all these winning organisations have demonstrated the impact of enabling young people through entrepreneurial training or enriching their educational prospects​ with innovative funding schemes and social enterprises.

Through the Pan-African Awards, all applicants have the opportunity to become part of the wider Teach A Man To Fish network ​where they can meet, share and learn from organisations with similar missions.

Application deadline: August 14,2018


The Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education is seeking projects and programme that are are:

● Entrepreneurial​: tackling problems in education by teaching, training and empowering
young people through hands-on entrepreneurial experience or generating income to fund
● Sustainable​: generates funding beyond donations and subsidies as a primary sources of
income, able to retain and grow participants and promotes environmental protection.
● Create Impact​: demonstrate measurable results for educational achievement and economic outcomes for participants and the wider community.
● Experiential: ​provide students with hands-on experience in a live environment.

Prizes & Benefits

  • First Prize of $15,000
  • Two​ ​Runners-Up Prizes of $5,000
  • Future Partner prize of $5,000

There are four cash prizes available for top applicants. Winners of Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education will also benefit from enhanced visibility, networking opportunities and mentorship on scaling and impact development.

Applicants that reach the shortlist stage will be invited to apply for the Future Partner Prize. For this prize, organisations are required to submit ideas on how they could partner with Teach A Man To Fish to take the School Enterprise Challenge ​programme to their network of schools.

Prize winners are expected to use the prize funds toward furthering their work as explained in their Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education application. For exceptionally high performing organisations, it is possible to win both a top prize and the partner prize.


Fill the online application form at teachamantofish.org.uk/pan-african-awards-application

For more information,please visit https://www.teachamantofish.org.uk


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