Win 1.2 Million Naira in the Financial Literacy Challenge by VISA and CcHub
The Financial Literacy Challenge will bring key finance actors (CBN, banks, credit bureaus, personal finance experts, NGOs, micro-finance institutions etc) together with software developers and designers to create interesting apps and games that help inform Nigerians on how to manage their money and educate on the tools available to meet their money needs.
The apps and games will target:
- Children, youth and undergraduates
- Educated Nigerians outside the school system
- The uneducated/illiterate population
and will be accessible through mobile devices (basic phones, smart phones and tablets) as well as on popular social media platforms.
- 22nd June 2013: Stakeholder Session
The challenge will start with a stakeholder session where all those interested in participating will get information on the issues around financial inclusion and delivering effective financial education in Nigeria. * Registration Required
27th June – 4th July 2013: Ideation Session
After the stakeholder session we will run a number of ideation sessions where mixed teams of finance stakeholders and techies will brainstorm possible tools to build at the 2 day event. * Registration Required
From 4th July 2013: Comment & Vote
After the ideation, the proposed ideas will be displayed on this site for the public to comment on them and to vote which ones they will like to see developed.
The judges will assess the prototypes based on:
- The relevance of the solution
- Accessibility for the target audience
- Quality of the prototype developed
- Potential reach of the solutions developed
The top 3 teams will be awarded cash prizes of:
- First Prize: N1,200,000
- Second Prize: N960,000
- Third Prize: N800,000
The teams will have 1 month to finalise the solution in time for launch.
Register for the Challenge
To get started, you will need to register for the challenge
This challenge is powered by;
VISA – an American multinational financial services corporation.
CcHUB Nigeria – is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place. The HUB is a place for technologists, social entrepreneurs, government, tech companies, impact investors and hackers in and around Lagos to co-create new solutions to the many social problems in Nigeria.
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