Essay Competition: Faith-Based Solutions to Poverty

Essay Competition: Faith-Based Solutions to Poverty

submission deadline: 15/10/2010

Essays on enterprise solutions to poverty from around the globe that are faith-based, faith-inspired, or interfaith efforts.

The S.E.VEN Fund (SEVEN) is pleased to announce its 2010-11 Essay Competition in partnership with the Washington DC-based Center For Interfaith Action on Global Poverty (CIFA). We are seeking essays on enterprise solutions to poverty from around the globe that are faith-based, faith-inspired, or interfaith efforts. The competition will award two (2) prizes of US $5,000.

The submission deadline is October 15, 2010 at midnight Eastern Standard Time (EST). Winners will be announced on December 15, 2010.

What is the essay question?
Writers are asked to submit a first-person narrative describing enterprise solutions to poverty that are faith-based, faith-inspired, or interfaith effort. Illustrations may come from any domain, including healthcare, education, consumer products, human rights, and others; examples must represent innovative private solutions to public problems.

The essay should be no longer than 2000 words, in English, and each submission should start with a 100-word abstract and a 100-word biography of the author. The abstract, biography, and any sources you may cite are separate from the 2000 word count for the essay.

Read more and submit your essay.

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