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In celebration of a decade of “Creating Shared Value”, Nestlé has partnered with Ashoka, the world’s leading network of systems-changing social entrepreneurs, to search for, support and accelerate solutions tackling the biggest issues in water, nutrition and rural development.

Nestlé Middle East is encouraging individuals, startups, social enterprises and NGOs from our region to submit their application to this global program for a chance to win prizes worth over $525,000, a trip to the 2018 World Water Forum in Brasilia, an opportunity to pitch live to the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Council, an impact-focused boot camp run by Ashoka, and a chance to fast track to social investment in an Ashoka Accelerator. One Lucky winner will also receive a lifetime Ashoka Fellowship.

Applications are open to organizations or individuals scaling up or replicating business initiatives addressing challenges in nutrition, water or rural development in any country around the world.

Last day to submit your application is on October 31st, 2017. For more information, you can visit

What are you waiting for? Hurry up and apply!