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Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge 2019/20 in Ghana (Application Closed)

Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge 2019/20 in Ghana

We are excited to launch the Generation Unlimited (GenU) Youth Challenge 2019/20 in Ghana, bringing together bright young minds to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing your generation.


What is the GenU Youth Challenge?

This Youth Challenge aims to inspire young people with brilliant ideas, but without the resources to bring them to life including, those who face daily discrimination due to their gender or their disability and those who are disadvantaged by poverty. The challenge in Ghana is being implemented by UNICEF, UNDP, Plan International, with support from the Ghana Education Service.


Who can Apply?

We are calling for young creates aged 14 -24 (on September 23 2019) to form a team of at least 3 members and no more than 5 based in Ghana to join the Youth Challenge to identify solutions that can have a positive impact around education, skills, training, employment opportunities and empowerment of young people. 


What does the Youth Challenge look like?

Successful applicants will be invited to take part in work shop in Accra from 15 to 17 November 2019. Following these workshops, the five most promising ideas from will be selected and awarded USD 1,000 each in funding and provided with mentoring to support the projects’ implementation. Then, in June 2020, the most promising solutions will be submitted to a global judging process. These projects will receive further funding of up to USD 20,000, along with a tailored global incubation programme from Generation Unlimited partners to support them to scale.


We need your creativity and passion to unlock new ideas and create a world without limits. It’s your time. Your turn to speak up and be heard. Your chance to share your talents and make a real impact for young people like you. Because it’s your future.


The application for the Youth Challenge is now CLOSED


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