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07.01.2013

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PIERRE-CHARLES

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Launch of the 2013 Photo Contest by CGAP !

For those who love taking pictures : From now on and till October 2nd, go participate to the photo contest created by the CGAP !

If you love taking pictures, travel around the world... here's a challenge that will suit you well !

From now on and until October 2nd, you can participate to the photo contest organized by the CGAP (Consultative Groupe to Assist the Poor) !

The CGAP is looking for captivating pictures, this year, they're asking photographers to help them show the range of ways in which poor households use financial services and products to enhance their lives.

Thanks to the dedicated website, you will be able to drop your files (20 per person), give them a title and a brief description for each one and explain how this picture show that financial inclusion can make microentrepreneur's lives better.

Those pictures will be evaluate by professionals judges. Internet users can also choose their "People Choice" for the photo that receives the most "likes" on the dedicated page on Facebook.

Many prizes will be given, the winner will earn a $2000 check for photography equipment and accessories. Winners will be also chosen for each region depending of the photographer's home adress.

Last year, beautiful pictures were taken (look here)and share among different organisations specialized in financial inclusion. The winning photo will be shown in Times Square in New York.

Click here for further informations on the photo contest and the rules.

Tags : financial inclusion, CGAP, photo, contest, MicroWorld