CGAP intends to award the following prizes. Winners will be notified by e-mail, according to information provided with their submission. If any winner fails to claim his or her prize within 60 days of being notified, that winner may forfeit his or her prize. Any federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.

Grand Prize Winner
US$2000 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories and a display in Times Square on PR Newswire Jumbotron

Second Prize Winner
US$500 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories

Third Prize Winner
US$250 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories

People's Choice Winner
US$250 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories.
Voting for the People's Choice Award begins September 8th on and ends September 15th.

Regional Winners
US$200 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories
One winner will be chosen from each region, based on the country in which the photo was taken:

  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • South Asia
  • East Asia and Pacific

Special Mentions
US$200 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories
Four winners will be chosen based on the following categories:

  • Mobile money and innovations in digital finance: People are increasingly using smartphones and other digital channels to send and receive payments, and to access basic services like energy and clean water. Show us how poor customers are using digital services.
  • Women's economic empowerment: When women have access to financial services and other economic opportunities, they are able to improve their own lives and those of their families. Show us how women around the world are participating in the economy and changing their lives.
  • Resilience: For people living in extreme poverty, and for those affected by natural disasters or conflict, financial services can help them to survive difficult situations and build a stronger future. Show us what resilience looks like.
  • Small businesses: For entrepreneurs, access to finance can help them to expand their businesses, support their families, and create new jobs in their local communities. Show us what financial inclusion means for small businesses and low-income entrepreneurs.

A selection of 5-8 other winners will be chosen
US$100 gift certificate for photography equipment and accessories

 
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