African schools won five out of the eight prizes on offer for the 2011 School Enterprise Challenge, a global competition for schools. This announcement coincides with the launch of the 2012 challenge, which is now open for registration.
Organised by development charity, Teach A Man To Fish, this international competition aims to reward schools for their sustainable and entrepreneurial skills. Ranging from US$1000 to US$5000, the prizes will help them develop their business skills further and strengthen the community around it.
Of the four US$1000 prizes available for the first business planning stage, all of them went to African Schools: Sovhen in Uganda, Indeco School in Zambia, KCM Konkola Trust in Zambia and The President Barack Obama Computer College in Kenya.Read the article