Ashoka ChangemakerXchange program 2019

Co-created by Ashoka and Robert Bosch Stiftung, ChangemakerXchange is a global collaborative community for young changemakers to connect, share and develop cross-border collaborations.
CXC Zanzibar will be for young social innovators from all fields across East Africa and co-hosted with Starlight and PEN Tanzania.
Please make sure to read the following information carefully before applying, also check out our and values below (all of them co-created with our community) and take a moment to reflect if they are a fit for you, note we are not just an event nor a platform focused on networking or self-promotion for ‘hero-entrepreneurs’ but rather a genuine and authentic community of supportive peers. Should you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at
ashoka changemakers 2019


Open to Changemakers from all fields based in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi,  South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia)

Application deadline is 16th June at 23:00 CET. All participants will be notified by 15th July 2019.



ChangemakerXchange covers your travel costs to/from the venue as well as all of the conference costs for all four nights and five days (including hotel accommodation, inner city travel, food, entrance fees, etc.). However we expect you to cover your own visas, local travel to airport in your own country and from the airport to the venue in the host country (in very limited cases we may be able to support with some of these costs, please reach out to us).

Please note that we will be asking people to offset the carbon footprint of their flights and we are also committed to making our events as carbon neutral and environmentally friendly as possible.

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