The nominee of the Ghana for the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) Awards Prince Adu Appiah has made it into the grand finale of the prestigious world competition. This was contained in a communication to the Ghana Chapter of the Junior Chamber International by Ismail Haznedar, the World President of JCI. Prince is one of the 20 young personalities competing for the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Awards after having shortlisted from over two hundred entries from one hundred and twenty different National Organizations of the JCI.
The JCI Ghana Ten Outstanding Young Persons Program (JCI TOYP) serves to formally recognize young people who have excelled in their chosen fields and created positive change. By recognizing these young people, JCI raises the status of socially responsible leaders in this world. JCI is a worldwide community of young active citizens ages 18-40 who share the belief that in order to create positive change, we must take collective action to improve ourselves and the world around us. Engaging in activities ranging from community development to international projects, members demonstrate their social responsibility and improve themselves through participation, leadership and action.
Prince is a young and passionate African Leader, Social Entrepreneur, Youth Activist and an Inspirational Speaker. He is the founder and Chairman of 1Billion Africa; an amazing problem solving movement in Africa that seeks to help turn the “1billion” problems in Africa into “1billion” projects to empower and to create opportunities for Africans. 1BA seeks to embark on key projects towards Africa’s transformation.
Now is the time to push Prince Adu Appiah to make it to the prestigious honour of the 2015 JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World. The online voting is on now till August 19, 2015. In order to vote for Prince go to www.jci.cc/toypvote and then click on the name PRINCE ADU APPIAH and like beneath his biography in order to vote for him.