African Youth! I think you can take advantage of this opportunity that I found at: http://www.idealist.org/blog/en/submit-your-idea-create-more-jobs-win-50000/
Right now, over 200 million people are without a viable way to make a living, and millions more are in less-than-desirable working conditions around the globe.
ThePowering Economic Opportunity: Creating a World that Works competition is open to individuals, organizations and collaborations who think they have what it takes to create sustainable employment opportunities in vulnerable communities around the world. Anyone can submit their idea in English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese.
Five winners will each receive US $50,000. The deadline to submit is June 15.
Stand-out entries will be those that have shown impact, are ready to be replicated elsewhere, and play nicely with others to expand their reach. The creativity is astounding so far. There’s everything from a historic center in Cuba to a farming magazine in Tanzania to a women’s swimming project in Sri Lanka.
So, entrepreneurs: get to it. Employ your imagination, and be a part of helping to bring the jobless millions down to zero. Coming up blank? Share your opinions on the entries themselves, and wage your bets on the best ideas by voting for who will make it to the first round.