About MTN Heroes of Change

Thousands of selfless people are doing amazing things in communities across Ghana. The MTN “Heroes of Change” project seeks to unearth and celebrate these people. The program will identify, celebrate and support the contribution of these heroes and heroines who are playing diverse roles in the development of our society.

Nominating your Hero

MTN Ghana Foundation, the corporate social investment arm of MTN Ghana, is inviting nominations for the MTN Hero of Change 2018. If you know of a person or a group making extraordinary contributions in the community then take the first step towards giving them an opportunity to be recognized and rewarded by nominating them for the MTN Hero of Change award.

How to Nominate

You can either complete and submit a nomination form, record and send a video nominating your hero or simply write a letter to us.

  • Nomination Forms
  • Nomination forms are available online (here) or from any MTN Service Centre nationwide. You may Click here to download a copy of the application form or directly fill and submit the form online (Click here to complete and submit a nomination Online now);

    A form completed offline may be submitted to us via email at heroes.gh@mtn.com or dropped off at any MTN Service Centre.

  • Letter
  • Alternatively, you may write a letter of not more than two pages describing your hero and stating why he/she deserves to be rewarded as an MTN Hero of Change. Send your letter to MTN Heroes of Change, P.O. Box AT 179, Achimota-Accra, or drop it off at any MTN Service Centre.

  • Video
  • Record a 2 minute video describing your hero and stating what makes him/her your hero; Send video to WhatsApp number 0554222222.

Submission Deadline

Nominations are open from Wednesday 14th November, 2018 to 11:59pm on Friday 18th January, 2019.

Criteria for Selection

Selections will be from the following MTN Ghana Foundation Focus areas:

  • Health – dedication to the enhancement of human health in Ghana.
  • Economic Empowerment – commitment to capacity building and economic empowerment in Ghana.
  • Education – helping to improve literacy and/or increase access to education in Ghana.

MTN Hero of Change 2018 Award

A shortlist of 10 nominees and their projects will be showcased on TV over a 13-week period, and an independent panel of Judges will select three category winners and an ultimate 2018 MTN Hero of Change.

The 2018 MTN Hero of Change will receive project support of GHC100, 000.

  • MyHero Campaign
  • This year, MTN has introduced the ‘MyHero’ campaign. It is aimed at recognizing all those individuals who are touching the lives of others in little ways. The MyHero campaign will run exclusively on social media. Individuals will post/upload pictures of their heroes on MTN social media channels (@MTNGhana #MTNGhana) with a short description of what they do. The most inspiring stories and most likes will get a special mention at the final event including MTN branded prizes.

Terms and conditions apply.