Forbes Magazine Nominates Sawa World

Forbes Magazine Nominates Sawa World

Last Friday, our Founder Daphne received an unexpected email. The Editor of Forbes Magazine in New York City nominated Sawa World as one of the semi-finalists to speak at the 2013 Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy.

Three finalists will be selected and have the opportunity to present to 150 billionaires and near-billionaires at the United Nations on June 5th. This group, representing the greatest philanthropists and business minds in the world, from Bill Gates to Warren Buffett, will then take an hour or two to help solve a problem with Daphne in regards to Sawa World. Sawa World will then be profiled in Forbes Magazine. Randall, the editor of the magazine, closed the email by saying, "Good luck! This is a life-changing opportunity for you and those you are helping. We look forward to making the world a better place with you."

Over 10 team members in Uganda and Canada worked around the clock for 3 days to submit a high quality proposal in a creative e-booklet format. The uniquely designed interactive book included videos, photos, graphics and a personal wish list from Daphne to the 150 billionaires. The team in Uganda even made a special video message for the Forbes Team. We hope to hear something back in the next few weeks. Fingers crossed!

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