Francisco Noguera

World Challenge 2008: Nominations Accepted Until May 31st

WC 08 LogoNow in its fourth year, World Challenge 08 is a global competition aimed at finding projects or small businesses from around the world that have shown enterprise and innovation at a grass roots level. The competition seeks social entrepreneurs who are making a difference without costing the earth. It could be you or someone you know.

World Challenge 08 is organized by BBC World and Newsweek, in association with Shell, and is about championing and rewarding projects and business which really make a difference. The winner will receive a grant of USD $20,000 to put back into their project/business, and two runners up will each receive USD $10 000.One representative from each of the three finalists will be flown to The Hague, The Netherlands to attend the award ceremony in December.

Nominations will be accepted online until May 31st. Click here to learn more about the rules for entering the competition, read profiles and watch videos of the winners and finalists from the last three years.