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AWARD NOMINATIONS

2024 Award Categories

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Humanitarian of Africa

An individual whose unwavering dedication, compassion, and selflessness have made a profound impact on humanitarian efforts across Africa. The recipient of this award exemplifies the highest standards of humanitarianism, demonstrating extraordinary commitment to alleviating suffering, promoting human dignity, and fostering resilience in African communities.

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Impact Leader Of The Year

Celebrates an individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership, vision, and impact in driving positive change and advancing humanitarian causes in Africa.

INDIVIDUAL

African Heart

This award recognizes individuals living in the Diaspora but making an impact in Africa. Those who embody the essence of ubuntu, demonstrating empathy, compassion, and a deep commitment to serving others and building stronger, more resilient communities across the continent.

INDIVIDUAL

AFRICAN VOICE

The African Voice award celebrates an individual or organization that has been a powerful advocate and champion for African voices, rights, and aspirations. Through their activism, advocacy, or media platforms, the recipient of this award amplifies African perspectives, challenges stereotypes, and advocates for justice, equality, and inclusion on the global stage.

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SDG CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

An individual that has demonstrated exceptional commitment and leadership in advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa.

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AFRICAN CHANGEMAKER OF THE YEAR

Celebrates a visionary individual who is driving transformative change and innovation in Africa. Through their bold ideas, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to positive impact, the recipient of this award is reshaping the future of the continent and inspiring others to be catalysts for change in their communities.

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Volunteer Of The Year

An individual who has demonstrated exceptional dedication, generosity, and service through volunteerism in Africa. Whether through community service, humanitarian aid, or advocacy work, the recipient of this award has made a significant difference in the lives of others and exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism as a force for good in Africa.

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Social Entrepreneur Of The Year

An innovative entrepreneur who is using business as a force for positive social change in Africa. Through their ventures, products, or services, the recipient of this award demonstrates a commitment to addressing social, environmental, or economic challenges while creating sustainable and scalable solutions for the benefit of African communities.

ORGANIZATION

Social Enterprise Of The Year

A social enterprise that is making a significant impact in addressing social, environmental, or economic challenges in Africa. The recipient of this award exemplifies excellence in social entrepreneurship, demonstrating innovation, sustainability, and measurable impact in creating positive change and improving the lives of people across the continent.

ORGANIZATION

African Nonprofit Of The Year

This award recognizes a nonprofit organization that has demonstrated outstanding effectiveness, impact, and innovation in addressing humanitarian challenges in Africa. The recipient of this award exemplifies excellence in nonprofit management, governance, and programmatic work, and has made a significant difference in improving the lives of people across the continent.

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Social Innovator Of The Year

An individual or organization that has developed innovative solutions to address pressing social challenges in Africa. Through their creativity, ingenuity, and collaborative approach, the recipient of this award has demonstrated the power of innovation to drive positive change and improve the lives of people across the continent.

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Impact Trailblazer Of The Year

An individual founder or leader aged 18-25 who has demonstrated exceptional vision, creativity, and determination in pioneering innovative solutions to humanitarian challenges in Africa.

Humanitarian of Africa

An individual whose unwavering dedication, compassion, and selflessness have made a profound impact on humanitarian efforts across Africa. The recipient of this award exemplifies the highest standards of humanitarianism, demonstrating extraordinary commitment to alleviating suffering, promoting human dignity, and fostering resilience in African communities.

Impact Leader Of The Year

Celebrates an individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership, vision, and impact in driving positive change and advancing humanitarian causes in Africa.

African Heart

This award recognizes individuals living in the Diaspora but making an impact in Africa. Those who embody the essence of ubuntu, demonstrating empathy, compassion, and a deep commitment to serving others and building stronger, more resilient communities across the continent.

AFRICAN VOICE

The African Voice award celebrates an individual or organization that has been a powerful advocate and champion for African voices, rights, and aspirations. Through their activism, advocacy, or media platforms, the recipient of this award amplifies African perspectives, challenges stereotypes, and advocates for justice, equality, and inclusion on the global stage.

SDG CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

An individual that has demonstrated exceptional commitment and leadership in advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa.

AFRICAN CHANGEMAKER OF THE YEAR

Celebrates a visionary individual who is driving transformative change and innovation in Africa. Through their bold ideas, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to positive impact, the recipient of this award is reshaping the future of the continent and inspiring others to be catalysts for change in their communities.

Volunteer Of The Year

An individual who has demonstrated exceptional dedication, generosity, and service through volunteerism in Africa. Whether through community service, humanitarian aid, or advocacy work, the recipient of this award has made a significant difference in the lives of others and exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism as a force for good in Africa.

Social Entrepreneur Of The Year

An innovative entrepreneur who is using business as a force for positive social change in Africa. Through their ventures, products, or services, the recipient of this award demonstrates a commitment to addressing social, environmental, or economic challenges while creating sustainable and scalable solutions for the benefit of African communities.

Social Enterprise Of The Year

A social enterprise that is making a significant impact in addressing social, environmental, or economic challenges in Africa. The recipient of this award exemplifies excellence in social entrepreneurship, demonstrating innovation, sustainability, and measurable impact in creating positive change and improving the lives of people across the continent.

African Nonprofit Of The Year

This award recognizes a nonprofit organization that has demonstrated outstanding effectiveness, impact, and innovation in addressing humanitarian challenges in Africa. The recipient of this award exemplifies excellence in nonprofit management, governance, and programmatic work, and has made a significant difference in improving the lives of people across the continent.

Social Innovator Of The Year

An individual or organization that has developed innovative solutions to address pressing social challenges in Africa. Through their creativity, ingenuity, and collaborative approach, the recipient of this award has demonstrated the power of innovation to drive positive change and improve the lives of people across the continent.

Impact Trailblazer Of The Year

An individual founder or leader aged 18-25 who has demonstrated exceptional vision, creativity, and determination in pioneering innovative solutions to humanitarian challenges in Africa.

NOMINEE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The eligibility criteria for the award is designed to ensure fairness, transparency, and inclusivity in the nomination and selection process.

  1. Residency or Operation in Africa: Nominees must either be residents of African countries or operate their organizations within Africa, demonstrating a direct impact on African communities.

  2. Nonprofit Status or Social Impact: Nominees may include individuals, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, or grassroots initiatives that are dedicated to addressing social challenge in Africa. 

  3. Demonstration of Impact: Nominees should demonstrate a measurable and sustainable impact on the communities they serve. The impact should be clearly documented and supported by evidence, testimonials, or other relevant indicators.

  4. Innovation and Creativity: Nominees should showcase innovative approaches, strategies, or solutions that demonstrate creativity, ingenuity, and effectiveness in addressing humanitarian challenges.

  5. Open Nominations: The nominations are open to previous nominees. We are happy to celebrate your impact
  6. Important : All nominees are encouraged to sign up to Hexa Media Directory, prepare a detailed impact statement or individual profile that showcases your impact.

2024 JUDGES TO BE UNVEILIED SOON!

Nomination Form

Nominate your awards through the form below

Please Upload Nominee Preferred Headshot Photograph (JPG/PNG), Impact report showcasing your impact over 2 years(PDF FORMAT) and Founder profile ( PDF FORMAT). All documents should be summitted as a single goggle drive file link.
To nominate, make sure the nonprofit or social entrepreneur is listed on our directory. Visit directory.hexamedia.africa to get started if you are not signed up yet.

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