2014 Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education

2014 Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education: Since 2007 Teach a Man to Fish in partnership with The Saville Foundation have been rewarding organisations that contribute to Africa’s long term growth and development through an entrepreneurial approach to education and training.

Saville Foundation believes that entrepreneurship in education will play a vital role in driving positive social change in Africa. Aside from financial prizes, the awards offer a platform for organisations to inspire each other and share what works.
  • Do you have what it takes?
  • Is your education or training project based in Africa?
  • Is your education project innovative?
  • Could other organisations learn from your project? 

If you answered yes to these questions your organisation could be in with a chance of winning a Pan African Award for Entrepreneurship in Education.
The competition is open to all organisations that are based in Africa and working in education. This includes primary, secondary and tertiary education, as well as non-formal and adult education.

Past winners have included a television program in Tanzania, an embroidery training programme in Madagascar and a bicycle recycling enterprise in Lesotho - we are looking for anything and everything that combats poverty in an innovative, sustainable, and effective way!

Benefits for winners
  • First prize of $10,000, 2nd and 3rd prizes of $5,000 and 55 awards of $1,000 for the best entry from each country in Africa.
  • A sponsored trip to our international conference and peer-learning workshop for the top three award winners
  • Business guidance
  • Media publicity
  • Enhanced sponsorship and donation opportunities

Entrepreneurship in Education
The main features of the project award are:
They’re entrepreneurial- they have innovative ways of tackling problems in education, they generate their own income, or they empower future generations of entrepreneurs.
They’re sustainable- they are financially, socially and environmentally sustainable in the future and that look beyond donations and subsidies as their primary source of income.
They create Impact- they achieve measurable results in terms of educational achievement and economic outcomes for participants and the wider community.

Application Tips
Make your passion for education and entrepreneurship shine through.
Tell us what makes your project special, different and innovative.
Bring your application to life with examples - we want to hear about the great changes you are making in your community!
For more detailed guidance on how to fill out your application form, and to download the application packs, follow this LINK to visit the official website

The deadline for application is 12 December 2014.

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