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Afronovate competition II

We are looking for innovative ideas and solutions, big and small that address the challenges we face in infrastructure within the transport, water, energy, Information Communications and Technology (ICT), education, health and human settlements sectors.

Your idea  must seek to improve access to quality affordable primary healthcare in marginalised communities in urban and rural areas of the country.


Your idea reduces water pollution and/or increases access to clean potable water.

Human Settlements & Housing

Your idea  must offer a solution to the need for affordable, environmentally sustainable housing in informal settlements and/or rural areas of the country.

Award Information

The winner will be awarded…

The winners also stand a chance of a mentorship programme which may assist with executing their innovative ideas and building them into successful businesses.


Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should be between the ages of 12 and 35.

The competition is open to anyone living in the SADAC region

Ideas will be selected according to:



Technical feasibility

Quality of the submission and presentation

Focus Areas of Interest





Information communication and technology (ICT)

The Afronovate Challenge

Deadline Date: 20-June -2021