Women for Zero Hunger Program 2024- 2ND Edition(Up to €10,000 Prize) | APPLY NOW

Women in Africa, in partnership with Stop Hunger, have confidence in the capability and dedication of women to elevate the most at-risk communities from hunger. Together, they have established the Women for Zero Hunger initiative to assist organizations in combatting hunger and food insecurity in Africa.

Women for Zero Hunger Program

Women for Zero Hunger Program

Women in Africa (WIA) was established in 2016. Their Philanthropy is the inaugural global initiative devoted to fostering the economic growth and assistance of female entrepreneurs in Africa. At WIA Philanthropy, they firmly believe that women across the Pan-African region significantly contribute to the advancements and positive impact on the continent’s development through their endeavors.

Stop Hunger works at a local and sustainable level to achieve a world without hunger. Founded by Sodexo employees 25 years ago, Stop Hunger is an international non-profit community dedicated to eradicating food insecurity by taking leadership actions that surpass traditional food assistance, with a particular emphasis on empowering women.


  • Every one of the three non-profit organizations will be granted a €10,000 donation. Following the mentoring period, the jury members will select one of the three finalist organizations based on predetermined criteria, and the chosen association will be invited to Paris for the annual Stop Hunger evening to receive the Stop Hunger trophy. This recognition will provide the winning association with additional exposure through a crowdfunding initiative during the event.
  • The 3 chosen organizations will participate in a 6-month personalized mentoring initiative led by Stop Hunger and WIA Philanthropy. This mentorship aims to enhance their abilities and tactics, as well as bolster their resilience and capacity to navigate any particular obstacles they encounter.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Non-profit organizations with a minimum of 3 years of operational experience are eligible for the program
  • The organization must be based in Africa or engaged in activities within an African country
  • The organization’s work should extend to at least one Anglophone and/or Francophone country in Africa.

Selection criteria

  • The Number of beneficiaries supported by the association
  • Effectiveness of the intervention
  • Potential for expansion of the intervention
  • Beneficiaries: the solution should primarily benefit females.

How to Apply For Women for Zero Hunger Program 2024

If you are interested and meet the Criteria stated for this opportunity, you can go ahead to fill out the online application form.

Visit the official website of the Women for Zero Hunger Program for more information.

Application Deadline

February 29, 2024.

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