Updated May 27, 2020

2020 Mission Billion Challenge: Wuri West Africa Prize

Offered by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) as part of SOLVE

How can informal sector workers in West Africa more easily participate in social protection programs?

The Mission Billion Challenge WURI West Africa Prize seeks sustainable, tech-based solutions that facilitate portable contributions to social insurance programs, such as pensions and savings accounts, by informal sector workers in West Africa.
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Aug 14, 2020Deadline
Up to $150,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasDigital Development
Who can apply to the Mission Billion Challenge?
Individuals, including academics, entrepreneurs, scientists, technologists and other engaged citizens.
Organizations involved in research, advocacy, design and implementation of digital identification, digital payment or social protection systems.

Please note:
Individuals must be of at least 18 years of age at time of entry
Organizations must be legally established entities (profit, non-profit, academic) in their respective countries.

For full participation details, please refer to the Official Rules tab on the funding site.

Application Directions

Interested applicants can submit their solutions online.
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