The winners of WSA 2021 demonstrated how content-driven digital solutions decisively support societal challenges and assist to achieve the UN SDGs.
The global pandemic specifically demonstrated the importance of digital solutions and this year’s winners are an excellent example of how digital solutions and applications can help protect the environment, support healthcare, provide inclusive and high-quality education, connect people and share relevant information.
The winning projects demonstrate the diversity and richness of digital content solutions globally.
Given that WSA had nominations from almost 100 UN member states, there were an estimated 8000 projects and products under consideration, and they have been chosen to be among the 40 most outstanding!
Naa Sika will be recognised at the WSA Global Congress 2022, in front of an international audience, Naa Sika will receive their Award in the Inclusion and Empowerment at the WSA Global Congress 2022, from March 22-24, 2022.
The WSA Global Congress is an international networking and learning event for those interested in using digital technology to achieve the UN SDGs.
The agenda will be a compilation of interaction and inspiration, hands-on workshops, business blind dates and inspiring keynotes, bringing together the global and multi-stakeholder network of WSA.
WSA was founded in 2003 by Austria in the framework of the UN World Summit on Information Society. WSA is a global initiative recognising local digital content contributing to the achievement of the UN SDGs.
WSA reaches digital entrepreneurs in 187 countries worldwide and provides a unique platform for everyone interested in purpose-driven digital innovation. Through close cooperation with the United Nations agencies and strategic alignment with the UN SDGs, the WSA is a globally recognised quality seal for digital innovation.
Ghana’s leading digital micro-savings platform, Naa Sika has been selected among 40 winners for the 2021 World Summit Awards (WSA21) designed to reward tech startups whose solutions address the UN Strategic Development Goals (SDGs).
Naa Sika was the only Ghanaian startup selected as one of the winners, out of over 8,000 entries for 2021, in a rigorous process, including a presentation to the WSA 2021 Grand Jury in a virtual forum.
Another big win for Ghana, Sekondi-Takoradi and Team Naa Sika, we congratulate them and wish them all the very best.