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Call for Social Innovators - Apply by 25 January 2019
Civil Society Academy / Welthungerhilfe / Impact Hub

It is enough. For Everyone.
End 2018 with an exciting challenge to solve today´s most pressing social issues: Hunger and Social Injustice. Join other innovators and submit your application for the Social Innovation Challenge in Africa and Asia by 25th January 2018.
Civil Society Academy, WelthungerhilfeImpact Hub are looking for extraordinary innovators with a passion for Zero Hunger and Social Justice.
Let 2019 be the change you want to see. Let us change the world together!
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Zero Hunger can be achieved by 2030 if:
  • Governments and the international community do significantly more to guarantee rights and essential public services for everyone. This includes specifically gender, land and labour rights as well as public services related to health, nutrition, and basic benefits for the most vulnerable groups.?
  • Together we innovate, transfer and scale solutions that help guaranteeing such rights and improve the access, quality and accountability of public services.
Our challenges to you
Challenge 1:
How might we support rural women and their families to access public services that truly help them escape hunger and injustice?
Challenge 2:
How might we support social activists and concerned citizens to become more powerful in combating hunger and injustice?
Take action
Submit your online application along with a video of max. 3 min or moodboard by 25th January 2019 to receive up to Euros 40,000 to develop, refine and test your project in the field. With cross-disciplinary support from local and international industry, civil society, community-based organizations, and humanitarian agencies, you will have all the needed tools to unleash your innovative potential and realize your ideas. In addition to exposure to applying methodologies such as lean start-up and human-centered design, teams will also get a chance to be hosted by Impact Hub in their cities, giving them access to a global network of like-minded socially driven innovators and the ability to further accelerate their projects.
The Video or Mood Board should address these criteria:
  • Your understanding of Zero Hunger in the context of social justice
  • Your target group and your ideas or approaches to solve their social justice issues
  • The potential impact of your ideas of solutions on social justice & zero hunger
  • Your or your team's capacity
Wait no longer. Apply today!
For more information, we are offering two info sessions:
Info Session 1
On 7th  Dec 2018 @ 10:00 German Time
To join the Meeting: Dial in via phone: & Enter Conference ID : 568348951
Info Session 2
On 9th Jan 2019  @ 10:00 German Time
To join the Meeting: Dial in via phone: & Enter Conference ID : 366973412
Innovation at Civil Society Academy (CSA)
We champion and advocate for a just and equal world, and spend all our time harnessing the superpower abilities of social pioneers, innovators and civil society leaders to fast-track radical system transformation. Being a fast growing social start-up ourselves initiated by Welthungerhilfe in 2014, we know the transformative power of ideas and what it takes to bring them to life. Over the years we have also developed a strong reputation for strengthening and deepening local participative social innovation processes and championing the role of the third sector in radical system transformation discourses.