Entries open for 2018 AfrICAN Child of the Year Awards

The Awards, presented by the Stacey Fru Foundation, aim to recognise and reward the contribution of the continent’s children towards motivating, growing and transforming the African economy.

Children, Schools and Learning Institutions, Churches, Coaches, Parents, Caregivers, Guardians, Relatives, Friends, Well-Wishers and Businesses are urged to enter for one or more categories. All submissions will be subject to adjudication by an expert panel of judges who are currently being appointed and who will be announced soon.

The Awards, will be presented by 11 year old Stacey Fru. The Awards Ceremony recognise the work that she has been doing since she was 7 years old, that has continued to motivate and inspire adults and children alike.

Look out to be blown away when the crème de la crème of African children is paraded during the prestigious awards ceremony which will take place in Johannesburg on the afternoon of the 3rd of November 2018.

The ACYA will recognise and honour the spirit of creativity and innovation, acknowledge the following categories; Arts and Culture, Education, Philanthropist, Leadership, Community Development/Engagement, Motivational/personal Development, Technology, Sports, Safety and Security, Special Mention. There will also be a Great Achiever Award to a child who has made a significant contribution to the African Children’s Legacy.

Be Part of this Awards and Play Your Part . Find out how you or your organisation can affiliate with the ACYA to highlight the importance of children in our economy and to create awareness that their creative excellence makes positive strides to the salient contribution of Africa’s global competitiveness and affirmation, that they are African leaders of tomorrow.

More information, rules and entry forms, can be obtained from awards@staceyfru.co.za or www.staceyfru.co.za or 011 440 7501.