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Tigo and Reach for Change to Boost Social Entrepreneurship in Africa

The most entrepreneurial candidates will be invited to join a three year incubator program

LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg, September 4, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ Millicom International Cellular S.A. (“Millicom”) (Stockholmsbörsen: MIC) (http://www.millicom.com), operating under the Tigo brand, and non-profit organization Reach for Change are joining forces to improve the lives of children in Africa through social entrepreneurship. Throughout 2012, a joint program to identify and support social entrepreneurs with innovative solutions for children is being launched in Chad, DRC, Rwanda, Senegal and Tanzania. The program has already been piloted in Ghana, reaching more than 140,000 children in the first year.

Logo Tigo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/tigo.jpg

Logo Reach for Change: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/reach-for-change.jpg

In the program, Tigo and Reach for Change invite people in all of the African countries where Tigo operates to present innovative ideas for improving the lives of children. The…

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