The World Bank’s Africa Region and its Social Development Department are launching a Story to identify positive role models for youth that illustrate a #AfricaCAN spirit.

Its primary purpose is to change Africa’s development narrative by highlighting inspirational and transformational success stories.

The aims to identify some of the Africans working  to support the inclusion of vulnerable people.

We that it will build up a of Social Inclusion leaders.

The participants will gain networking opportunities, organized by the World Bank.

  • October-December 2017: Story
  • January 2018: Selection of three stories per country by a jury set by the local World bank Country office
  • February 2018: Selection of 15 regional finalists by a jury set at the World Bank Headquarters. Selection of three finalists by a high-level jury, from which an overall winner will receive the Africa Region Social Inclusion Heroes Award during a ceremony to be held at the World Bank HQ during the Spring Meetings 2018.

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