Seeking young entrepreneurs with sustainable ideas to change the world.

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Unilever has extended its annual competition; Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards  that seeks to get practical innovative solutions to the world’s biggest sustainability challenges to East Africa open to anyone aged 30 or below.

In partnership with Cambridge, the consumer goods manufacturer is looking for scalable and sustainable products, services or applications that reduce environmental impacts improve health and well-being or enhance livelihoods through changes in practices or behaviours. Seven winners will get €200,000 (Sh24 million) financial support and free mentorship.

The overall winner will receive the prestigious HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize. The seven finalists take part in an online development programme and then participate in a two-day accelerator workshop at Cambridge University, UK, where they will receive expert help and professional guidance to help them develop their ideas.

Interested parties can apply online by visiting Ashoka Changemakers (http://www.changemakers.com/sustliving2014)

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