From April to June 2015, the Nescafé Get Started Tour truck will travel across Ivory Coast, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, and Cameroon to collect the dreams of young people: dreams of starting their own success stories and of making a positive impact on their community and on the continent as a whole.
Nescafé is amplifying the Get Started Tour with digital support and a mobile campaign to exceed the impressive figure of more than 10,000 dreams collected in 2014. Young starters can register and submit dreams in the areas of environment, technology, culture or health and vote for the best dream
Do you have a dream? Can your dream make the difference for your community, your country or even the whole world? NESCAFÉ says “share your dream with us and we get you started on it. Enter the Get Started challenge and show everyone how powerful your idea is.
All you need to do is to submit your dream here. If you find it published on the website the following week, it means that it’s passed the pre-selection stage. Then you need to get as many votes as possible, so make sure you get all your friends to vote for your dream.
The 4 most impressive dreams will receive support from inspiring African mentors to pitch their ideas to the grand jury. The ultimate winner’s dream will get started by NESCAFÉ.
5 GOLDEN RULES TO GET STARTED
Your dream must not be of material benefit to oneself.
Your dream should focus on one of these categories: Technology, Arts and Culture, Community Development, Environment or Health.
Your dream must have an action plan.
Your dream must start something big for you and people around you.
Make the jury fall in love with your dream and we’ll help you to get it started
YOU CAN ENTER IF YOU MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA
You’re between 18 and 30 years old
You’re a resident of one of the following countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Niger, Sierra Leone, Benin, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, and Togo.
You’re willing to start something substantial which respects the golden rules.
You have a valid passport and are able to travel.
You don’t have any major illness that requires specialised medical assistance.
You can comfortably express yourself in French and/or English.
NESTLÉ/NESCAFÉ provides the winner with both mentoring and financial support of $30,000 for the purposes of the submitted project. You have so much to gain because if you do not win but your dream is one of the 3 final runners up, then you will receive financial support of $7,000 for the purposes of the submitted project.
Deadline is 14th June,2015. Look out for the Nescafe truck as it visits your city and be part of the fun.