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Apply to the 2016 Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition!

We are currenty accepting applications for the Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition - be sure to submit your application by November 18, 2016! Sign up for an account or log in.

To apply, click on "Apply" in the menu bar in the top right corner of this page. If you have already set up an account, or have an application in progress, click "Log In."

Quick Links:

1 - How to Apply: click here for further information about our application process.

2 - About the Tigo Digital Changemaker program: read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

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Important Dates

Application deadline:
November 18, 2016

Decision on semi-finalists:
November 23, 2016

Concept Development Workshop (for semi-finalists):
Between November 23 - 28, 2016

November 29, 2016

Jury (for finalists):
November 30, 2016 

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Digital Changemakers Selection Criteria

The Problem:

  • Acknowledged by sector experts
  • Strong understanding of the problem and the context around the problem

The Solution:

  • Should fit one of the following themes:
    • Digital Inclusion
    • Financial Inclusion
  • Create meaningful social impact 
  • Impact strategy should be in place
  • System change strategy should be in place

The Product:

  • Uses mobile or digital technology at its core
  • Must have a working prototype in place
  • Must have been tested with potential users

The Entrepreneur:

  • Must demonstrate leadership and entrepreneurial acumen
  • Must demonstrate that he/she is a "good fit" for support from Tigo and Reach for Change
  • Must demonstrate that he/she is honest, trustworthy and reliable
  • Must be to working full time on proposed solution

The Organisation:

  • Must be at an early growth phase
  • Must have strong potential for Financial Sustainability
  • Must have a strong team
  • Must have robust operations
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Get help preparing your application.

Download our Application Guide (pdf.)