The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation Launches 2nd Edition of “The Africa We Want Campaign”

05/10/2022

The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation, in partnership with The Raphaelyn Foundation, Inc-Liberia and African Artist Peace Initiative (AAPI) has launched the 2nd Edition of "The Africa We Want Youth Essay Campaign" to support, promote and encourage young people's participation in Agenda 2063- the blueprint and masterplan for the transformation of Africa into the global powerhouse of the future. This 2nd Edition of The Africa We Want Campaign runs from today February 21, 2022- November 30, 2022, and welcomes entries from students of African Origin currently studying in Universities and Tertiary Educational Institutions in based in any country in Africa. The Campaign focuses on "The Role of Young People towards the actualization of Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want".

A Panel of Experts will select the top three (3) entries by January 31, 2023. The Winners will then receive $500 (First), $300 (second), $200 (third), respectively, as well as Certificates and branded T-Shirts. All Essays should be submitted in MS Word Format by email to: info@teivorgbafoundation.org and teivorgbafoundation@gmail.com.

The 2nd Edition of the Africa We Want Youth Campaign welcomes entries from students of African origin currently studying at any level in any University, Polytechnics, Tertiary or Post-Secondary Institutions based in Africa. Participants must be between 18-35 years old. Entries must be limited to 3000 words only, and not more. The Entries must bear participant's full names, Date of Birth, email, phone number, name and location of the Institution at which the students is currently studying, Course of Study and a Letter for the Institution's Head of Department (HoD), confirming that the student is indeed, studying at the Institution. All entries/submissions must be original. Plagiarized entries will be identified and such participants disqualified. The closing date for submission of all entries is November 30, 2022 by 4:00pm. Any entries submitted after the above date and time will be rejected and not entertained.

Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want is Africa's strategic framework that seeks to deliver on its goal for inclusive and sustainable development and is a concrete manifestation of the pan-Africa drive for unity, self-determination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity pursued under Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance. Agenda 2063 clearly demonstrates the commitment of African People to the Pan African Vision of "An integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens, representing a dynamic force in the international arena".

The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation is a non religious and non political, registered nonprofit, committed to ending hunger and poverty in Africa through investments in Education, Social entrepreneurship and youth leadership development. We support and foster social entrepreneurs as an indispensable catalyst for development, innovation and progress. The Foundation identifies, celebrates social entrepreneurs and connects them to policy makers, innovators and change agents and provides them with the tools and resources they need to solve pressing social problems.​ Our Programs and Projects spread across a variety of different fields, and have been the driving force behind the success of those in need. The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation is registered in Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ghana, United Kingdom and the USA.