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Women & Innovation for Mobile Award : Get funding grant of Rs 44 Lakhs!

The Vodafone Foundation in association with the Digital Empowerment Foundation has announced the Women & Innovation for Mobile (WIN) Award.

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The ‘Win’ Awards seeks to identify innovative mobile solutions which meet the diverse needs of women under the following categories:

  • Education
  • Healthcare & Family
  • Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship
The three winning solutions will qualify for a funding grant of 44,00,000 INR to further develop and scale their mobile innovation to serve and benefit a larger female user community.

The key objectives of the WIN Awards are:

  1. To honor and recognize innovative mobile applications and solutions benefitting women users in the following 3 categories – education, health & family welfare, and economic empowerment & entrepreneurship.
  2. Provide the 3 wining mobile solutions with a grant of 44,00,000 INR to scale up their project and consolidate their objectives. They will also be appointed a mentor to help their projects.
  3. Stimulate development of innovative mobile applications benefitting women and encourage widespread usage of these services.
  4. Providing a dedicated platform for stakeholders for partnership, enhancing outreach of mWomen and supporting the scalability of projects.
Closing date for applications: October 25, 2011

For further information and to access the on-line application form, please go to:

http://mobilesforgoodwinaward.manthanaward.org/.

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