The ambitious year-long endeavour that began in June 2021, has been an effort to recognise and acknowledge active citizenship in South Africa.
The programme’s Award for Excellence in Education is looking for movements that are making education more accessible and have made a huge difference for learners living in disadvantaged areas, lacking basic institutional structures. Individuals or groups from education institutions, teams, teachers or local businesses who use relevant skills and practices for learning are eligible for this award.
The Social Cohesion Award is searching for companies, organisations and individuals who have made concerted efforts with communities to improve living conditions in their environments on both micro and macro scale. Social cohesion is the cornerstone of developing the country’s resources that empower and enable communities to grow and thrive.
Judges York Zucchi, Firdoze Bulbulia, Paul Modjadji and Yvonne Chaka Chaka have been dedicated to reviewing thousands of entries throughout the year, and are anticipating a large wave of entries for the final categories.
Interested participants can submit their entries here.