World Challenge 09: Learn about it this year–compete next year!

October 1, 2009

World Challenge 09

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Voting open 28 September-13 November 2009. Winner of the World Challenge 2009 will receive a grant of $20,000.

The finalists of World Challenge 09 will be profiled on BBC World News in six 30 minute programmes. You can vote for your favourite project/business. Voting will opens on 28th September 2009 and will close at midnight (GMT) on 13th November 2009.

World Challenge 09 is a competition organised by BBC World News Limited (“BBC World News”) aimed at finding projects or small businesses from around the world that have shown enterprise and innovation at a grass roots level (the “Competition”). We want to hear from our viewers and readers about the social entrepreneurs who are making a difference without costing the earth. It could be you or someone you know.

Each grant will be awarded to one person nominated by the relevant project/small business to represent the project/small business and accept the grant on its behalf (the ‘Representatives’?), and BBC World News, Newsweek and the Jury accept no obligation to any other people linked to the project/small business.

The winner of the World Challenge 2009 will receive a grant of $20,000.

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