The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2019 (At Makerere University)

Makerere University entered into a partnership with the MasterCard Foundation back in 2014 to offer scholars to 1000 bright youth from Africa to study at Makerere University. The MasterCard Foundation works with visionary organizations to provides greater access to education, skills training and financial services for people living in poverty, primarily in Africa. As one

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Youth Shaping Sustainable Food Systems Workshop 2019

Most countries in Africa are undergoing rapid urbanization bringing with it fresh opportunities as well as creating new challenges arising from the transition. From the perspective of urban and peri-urban agriculture, classic practices are changing too due to a combination of socio-economic factors such as shifting consumer and market preferences, access to new tools, digitalization,

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The Young Champions of the Earth 2019

Are you a change-maker, rain-maker, ground-breaker? Do you see opportunity, where others see a crisis? Do you want to change the world? Young Champions of the Earth aims to celebrate and support individuals aged between 18 and 30 who have outstanding potential to create a positive environmental impact. Young Champions of the Earth The Young

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The Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture 2019

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), in partnership with the Innovation Village, Mukwano (AK Oils and Fats Ltd), National Union of Agribusinesses and Farm Entreprises (NUCAFE) Welthungerhilfe and MTN Uganda are officially launching the Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture 2018. The Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture is seeking innovators with a passion for developing sustainable

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The Enable Youth Program (Funding for Young Agripreneurs)

The Enable Youth Program supports motivated young entrepreneurs in Uganda to start innovative enterprises in the agricultural sector. The Government of Uganda received financing commitments from the African Development Bank and Nordic Development Fund (NDF) in support of the Farm Income Enhancement and Forestry Conservation Programme: Project-2 (FIEFOC -2). iMPACT Booster consortium won the bid and

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The GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator 2019 (For Youth Advocates)

2019 is kicking off with an exciting, innovative, youth-led and multi-partner programme called the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator! The launch of the Accelerator is a direct response to the challenges young people face in accessing sufficient and appropriate resources to meaningfully engage in development decisions and activities that affect their communities. Do you want to

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The D-Prize Competition 2018 for Young Social Entrepreneurs

D-Prize funds new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges below? D-Prize expands access to poverty-alleviation interventions in the developing world by funding new

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