vILLAGE TO raise a cHILD 2016

The 2016 application Will be Available this April.


The Village to Raise a Child program is open to any student or group of students (from any country) currently enrolled in a high school or its equivalent at the time of application. Applicants must have an innovative idea or recently initiated project that attempts to solve a community-wide problem. Ongoing projects must be less than two years old. Applicants do not need to speak English fluently, but familiarity with the language is preferred. In addition to completing this application, applicants must submit a self-made video (3-5 minutes long) responding to the prompt "Share with us your village and your idea to make it better." There will be fifteen finalists (five selected by the public through voting and the rest selected by a board of judges based on the quality of the students' applications). Finalists will be invited for a Skype interview, after which the five Global Trailblazers will be selected.

Finalists will be notified on July 5 and the winners will be announced on July 25.

Please contact villagetoraiseachild@gmail.com if you have any questions.