CGAP Photo Contest
- Innovations in Digital Finance
- Creating Opportunities for People in Crisis
- Building Sustainable Livelihoods
- Connecting People and Services
US$2000 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories.
US $500 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories:
- Innovations in Digital Finance: From paying school fees to buying solar energy, digital finance is a means for achieving broader development goals. Show us innovative ways people are using digital finance to improve their lives.
- Building Sustainable Livelihoods: Savings, credit and insurance provide poor people with a wider range of tools to help manage their economic lives. Show how poor people are building more resilient lives.
- Creating Opportunities for People in Crisis: War, conflict and natural disasters are forcing record numbers of people worldwide from their homes. Show how people coping with humanitarian crises conduct their economic and financial lives.
- Connecting People and Services: By 2020, three quarters of the world’s population are expected to be connected to mobile networks. Show us how digital technologies are reaching excluded groups, such as women and youth, and expanding people’s opportunities.
US$500 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories:
- Middle East and North Africa: In Arab countries, 71 percent of adults are financially excluded, one of the highest levels in the world, according to CGAP research. Women are far less likely than men to have a bank account. Show the financial lives of people in the Middle East and North Africa.
- Latin America and Caribbean: Close to one third of adults make mobile payments in this region and account ownership is rising. Show how financial inclusion makes a difference for people living in Latin American and the Caribbean.
Winners for photographs taken in each of the following regions also will be awarded a US$300 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories:
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- South Asia
- East Asia and Pacific
Judges’ Honorable Mention:
Judges may select up to 8 winners to receive US$250 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories.
People’s Choice Winner
US$100 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories.
Official Link: 29th September 2017