After months of intense evaluation, the wait is finally over. The empowering people award (#epAward2019) announces its finalists, with Sesi Technologies being one of the 11 finalists having emerged from the pool of 800 award submissions from 86 countries with our flagship product, GrainMate..
We will compete for one of the top 3 slots at the Award Ceremony in Cairo on July 11, 2019. The Award recognizes and endorses low- technologies providing crucial services and solutions for the daily needs in developing regions. This is the third round of the international competition.
AT-Association specializing in technological applications in remote areas and Intellecap focusing on social entrepreneurship models assessed our entry, where we stood out among other submitted projects in the areas of technical functionality, local adaptability, social impact, team structure, financial and business sustainability.
The exhaustive online and offline research including personal interviews helped narrow down to the best, which included us! For the first time in the award history, the ceremony will see each finalist present their enterprise in front of the multi-disciplinary international jury panel and a relevant audience from the international and Egyptian ecosystem, pitching their business concept and impact.
The jury will determine the winners of the competition announcing the first prize of 50,000 Euros, the second prize of 30,000 Euros and third prize for 20,000 euros. Additionally, seven runners-up will be awarded 10,000 Euros each. A Special WASH Award of 20,000 Euros, supported by Siemens Stiftung’s collaborator Knorr Bremse Global Care will also be awarded.
The Community Prize of 10,000 Euros will be given to the solution receiving maximum online votes. . Help us win the Community Prize by voting for us here. Simple select GrainMate and 2 other projects, enter your email and submit.
We are still committed to our vision of helping 1 million farmers come out of poverty and hunger by providing them affordable technologies to help them increase yield and reduce losses.