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Report: Reach for Change impacts over 200,000 children and youth across Africa July 05, 2018 in Press releases

A report released by Reach for Change highlighted the substantial impact the organization has made through its support programs for social entrepreneurs, positively impacting 237,490 African children and youth in 2017 alone. 

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Reach for Change Marketing Manager selected as Mandela Washington Fellow June 29, 2018 in Press releases

Reach for Change is delighted to announce that its Global Content and Marketing Manager has been awarded the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Tadziripa Madzima, has been placed in an academic residency at the University of Texas ...

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Reach for Change launches Big Ideas for Children Challenge to improve children’s lives June 20, 2018 in Press releases

Reach for Change has launched the second phase of this year’s Big Ideas for Children Challenge, an innovation competition that finds and supports Addis Ababa’s top social enterprises with solutions ...

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Day of the African Child Contest to award innovative youngsters June 16, 2018 in Press releases

Reach for Change has launched its fourth annual Day of the African Child Contest, this year challenging African children to come up with solutions to the problems they and their peers face. The annual innovation contest will provide two awards of $500 to two youngsters aged 18 years or younger to help them implement ideas ...

 

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Empowerment through literature: Imagine We fosters a culture of reading and writing in Rwanda June 08, 2018 in Our Change Leaders

Dominique Uwase Alonga is a smart, brave and passionate social entrepreneur who we are proud to support in our incubator. She is the founder and CEO of Imagine We, a publishing house that is working to change the reading culture among children in Rwanda.

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SDGs Advisory Unit of the Office of the President of Ghana & Reach for Change agree to launch Africa-Wide competition May 30, 2018 in Press releases

The SDGs Advisory Unit of the Office of the President of Ghana and Reach for Change agreed to launch an Africa-Wide competition on innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals. 

 

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Fostering football for social good: how one social entrepreneur is influencing the development of the sport in Rwanda April 09, 2018 in Our Change Leaders

Jacques leads the Dream Team Football Academy in Rwanda, a football club for children and youth that fosters the development of football, while providing opportunities for young people to learn about teamwork, develop their abilities and make friends ...

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Women’s economic empowerment: an urgent need for African women and children March 08, 2018 in Social Entrepreneurship

One of the areas in which African women’s equality is lagging is economic participation and opportunity. This is concerning because we understand that when women are disadvantaged economically, their children also suffer. 

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C-Sema works with police to rescue trafficked girl December 21, 2017 in Our Change Leaders

When Diane* called into C-Sema National Child Helpline, she couldn't hold back the fear in her voice. “I am worried a lot about my child’s wellbeing. I can’t sleep since the day I learnt that she was taken away from me and that she has been turned into someone’s wife. Please help me.”

 

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Ghanaian companies, government and NGOs partner for Sustainable Development November 21, 2017 in Press releases

The UNDP-led SDG Philanthropy Platform in partnership with Reach for Change and the Ministry of Finance in Ghana, hosted an inaugural interactive dialogue with 20 Ghanaian corporations on Thursday. The dialogue was organized to provide an opportunity ... 

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