The Commitment Award

The Commitment Award is a yearly prize for fascinating, new social projects. In the last 10 years, 30 of these prizes were awarded with a total sum of €48,000. Find out more about this year's winning projects!

2021 Award

2021 Award

The Commitment Awards 2021 for outstanding social and sustainable project ideas all over the world went to three empowering projects in Ecuador, Pakistan and Brazil on June 17, 2021. The tenth edition of the Commitment Award Ceremony took place entirely online, with contributions from Erfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Peru, and Chile. Celebrating the decennial of the award, celebrities from politics, culture and sports joined the event.

Recent Winners

Education for Future
Education for Future

Award winner 2021: Mercedes Bustan (Ecuador) One of the 2021 award winners was the project “Education for Future” by Brandt School student Mercedes Bustan: In

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Right Skills – Bright Future
Right Skills – Bright Future

Award winners 2021: Athar Farooq and Nafisa Islam Fariba (Pakistan) One of the 2021 award winners was the the project “Right Skills – Bright Future”

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You Got This!
You Got This!

Award winners 2021: Dayane Rodrigues and Natália Koto (Brazil) One of the 2021 award winners was the project “You Got This!” by Brandt School students

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Yupayta Yachasunchis: Increasing Knowledge
Yupayta Yachasunchis: Increasing Knowledge

1st Prize 2020: Daniela Sota Valdivia and Adriana Gonzalez Carrion (Peru) The 2020 First Prize winner was the project “Yupayta Yachasunchis: Increasing Knowledge”, created by

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Women Force
Women Force

2nd Prize 2020: Consuelo Fuentes (Chile) The 2020 Second Prize went to the mobile app “Woman Force”, a concept created by Brandt School student Consuelo

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Yangon Playmakers
Yangon Playmakers

3rd Prize 2020: Sarah Filippi-Field and Kyaw Si Thu (Myanmar) The 2020 Third Prize winners are Brandt School students Sarah Filippi-Field and Kyaw Si Thu,

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The Reading Hub
Knowledge is Power: The Reading Hub

1st prize 2019: Ni Otto Dodoo and Anthony Dogbedo (Ghana) The winning project by Ni Otto Dodoo and Anthony Dogbedo, first-year students at the Brandt

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Communitarian-Fabric “Tierra Verde”
Communitarian-Fabric “Tierra Verde”

2nd prize 2019: Sofia Vanessa Hernández Zambrano (Ecuador) Ecuadorian women, especially young women, single mothers and those of African descent, face outstanding unemployment rates. First-year

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Tierra Verde
Edu-Sex

3rd prize 2019: Tamara Puerto (Colombia) The third place winner, second-year student Tamara Puerto, and her project “Edu-Sex” seek to combat gender inequality and the

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