Ashoka Africa Changemaker Storytelling Challenge for Nigerians 2022

The Ashoka Africa Changemaker Storytelling Challenge 2022 is now accepting applications. As part of Ashoka’s efforts to create a Changemaker City ecosystem, they are offering you the chance to share your changemaker story.

The Ashoka Africa Changemaker Storytelling Challenge is searching for compelling stories from young people in Nigeria who are using social innovation to make a difference. Share your story about how you are working with a team to find answers to social issues in Nigeria, such as climate action, healthcare, unemployment, education, gender, diversity-equity-inclusion, minority rights, ICT, agriculture, and economic sustainability.

This challenge aims to raise and highlight the valuable contribution of young Nigerians who are using collaboration and changemaking to address some of the country’s most pressing concerns. As their communities evolve, this is an opportunity for young people to share their stories and have their views heard.


Participants should be aged 18 – 35;

Be from and resident in Nigeria;

The social innovation should have been or is being implemented in Nigeria within the last two years;

Participants must be working with a team.


Winners will get:

Cash Prize:

  1. Winner – N200,000;
  2. Runner Up – N100,000
  3. 3rd place – N50,000

Top stories from Ashoka’s #EveryDayChangemaking Early Changemaking Series will be featured in the media.

Become a Co-Leader in Nigeria’s Everyone A Changemaker Movement: Stages of Application

The challenge begins on April 4, 2022. (During this time, participants may submit entries)

Final entry deadline is April 15, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

Screening and Community Review

7 April 2022 – 30 April 2022: Application screening and community review

Winners Announcement

5 May 2022: Winners announced

How To Apply

Interested parties should apply through Ashoka at

Send us your story about how you’ve helped to alter Nigeria. Shortlisted stories will be subjected to a community review process before the top three finalists are chosen.

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