Prize D4D

The winners of Prize D4D - Edition 2020 received their prizes from Minister of Development Cooperation, Meryame Kitir, on the recommendation of the jury, during the Awards Ceremony organized by the Royal Museum for Central Africa on October 15, 2020 (Belgium).
Congratulations to all!

Awarded project for the iChoose category

Bambanani – Joining hands to teach every child: Open Education Resources in South Africa
By VVOB in South Africa

Bambanani(©Kris Pannecoucke) 

Awarded project for the iStandOut category

Smart Glasses 4 Telehealth to improve access to quality health care 
By Memisa and Iristick in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Smart Glasses(©Kris Pannecoucke) 

Awarded project for the iStartUp category

AKABOXITECH - Digital Financial Inclusion
By Akaboxi Ltd and Ondernemers voor Ondernemers, implemented in Uganda

Akaboxitech(©Kris Pannecoucke) 

Prize D4D rewards outstanding initiatives that use digitisation and (new) technologies as a lever for development towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations.

Prize D4D consists of three categories:

  • The innovative idea / startup – ‘iStartUp’ 
  • The success story – ‘iStandOut’
  • The public award – ‘iChoose’

Everyone with an innovative idea or success story about digitisation for development can participate in the Prize D4D.

Prize D4D is a biennial initiative of the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) with the support of the Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (DGD).

Call for proposals for the Prize D4D - Edition 2020 is now closed. Applicants had until February 28, 2020 to submit their project.
The winners will be announced during the awards ceremony which will be organized in October 2020 in the Royal Museum for Central Africa.