Sylvester Renner, the President of Develop Africa, has received the African International Achievers [AfIA] 2012 Award. 

AfIA Awards are the largest Social Impact awards of, by and about Africa, highlighting the greatest Champions of Social Progress by nonprofits, socially conscious businesses, and individuals worldwide.

"These Awards focus on recognizing the most impactful and compelling achievements in the grassroots of Africa." "Changing the way the world looks at Africa, Changing the way we look at ourselves, People changing the face of Africa"

The AfIA awards are presented every year by African Achievers International and NAD (Nile African Development) to an individual or institution whose complete work has made an important and lasting contribution to change the lives of Africans in Africa or around the world.

AfIA National and Regional Sections from the 4 regions around the world made their selections, submitting thousands of nominations/entries for the 2012 AfIA Awards and the Honourees for AfIA 2012.  Sylvester was thrilled and honored to be selected as one of the recipients.  He gratefully received this award - acknowledging the support of the team of many volunteers and staff worldwide that touch and empower lives in Africa.

See a list of the 2012 honorees from the African Achievers website here

Read the Award Letter (PDF format)

Sylvester with award - AfIA


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