Merck Foundation FILM AWARDS “More Than a Mother”

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Call for Application
For African Countries


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Merck Foundation FILM Awards “More Than a Mother” 2021 have been launched in partnership with African First Ladies All African Filmmakers and Students are invited to create and share a FILM or a DOCUDRAMA to deliver strong and influential messages to break  Infertility stigma, and /or Empowering Girls and Women through Education and at all levels.

Who can apply?

All African Filmmakers and Students.

Last Date of Submission - 30th August 2021

How to apply?

Please share your work as YouTube links on: submit@merck-foundation.com

The subject line of the mail should mention: Merck Foundation FILM Awards “More Than a Mother” 2021

Please specify your name, institution name, and contact details in the mail.

 

Merck Foundation Film Awards "More Than a Mother” Committee:

The committee is formed to select the winners in an unbiased manner, based on evaluating the quality of the information included to sensitize the communities about breaking the stigma of infertility and /or Empowering Girls and Women through Education and at all levels, in a way that regular community member can comprehend in line with the objectives of the Merck Foundation More than a Mother campaign to raise awareness within the communities.

Chaired by:
Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej
CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More than a Mother

Members:
Leonard Saika
Merck Foundation Program Senior Director

Mehak Handa
Merck Foundation Communication Manager

Kanaga Janani Chandrasekaran
Merck Foundation Community Awareness Manager

Linda Aryeetey
Merck Foundation Communication and Community Awareness Manager

Winners will be notified personally via email, followed by a press release for public announcement and on the Merck Foundation and partners website and social media channels.

Appel à Candidature
En partenariat avec S.E. DENISE NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI, La Première Dame de la République Démocratique du Congo

Call for Applications
In partnership with H.E. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of the Republic of Ghana

Appel à Candidature
En partenariat avec S.E. DJENE CONDE, La Première Dame de la République Démocratique de Guinée 

Call for Applications
In partnership with H.E. CLAR MARIE WEAH, The First Lady of the Republic of Liberia

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In partnership with H.E. Mrs. MONICA CHAKWERA, The First Lady of the Republic of Malawi

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In partnership with H.E. Mrs. MONICA GEINGOS, The First Lady of Republic of Namibia

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In partnership with H.E. Dr. Mrs. AISHA MUHAMMADU BUHARI, The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

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In partnership with H.E. Mrs. FATOUMATTA BAH-BARROW, The First Lady of Republic of The Gambia

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In partnership with H.E. Mrs. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of the Republic of Zambia

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In partnership with H.E. AUXILLIA MNANGAGWA, The First Lady of the Republic of Zimbabwe

 


Watch Video - A Message from Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation for "More Than a Mother" Film Award 2019

 

The call for application for the Merck Foundation Film Awards "More Than a Mother” 2019, were announced in partnership with Ghana First Lady. Ghana Film Award winners were announced in October 2019 during Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Ghana. 

The winners of the “Merck More Than a Mother” Film Awards 2019, Ghana are:

  1. Nafti Team Her.She.Woman Ghana 
  2. Team Exhale Nafti Ghana

Watch Video - Merck Foundation More Than a Mother 1st Film Award Winner Ghana- Team Her. She. Woman
 

Watch Video - Merck Foundation More Than a Mother 1st Film Award Winner Ghana - Team Exhale

 

The winners of the “Merck More Than a Mother” Film Awards 2019, For French Speaking Countries

  1. Jane Labous Senegal 
  2. Fatou Fadiga Guinea 

 


Watch Video - ‘Merck Foundation More Than a Mother' Film Awards Winner - Jane Labous - Angels
 

Watch Video - 'Merck More Than a Mother' Media Recognition Awards Winner - Fatou Fadiga - Infertile