Call for Nominations for the Larissa Award® 2014 - Child Deprivation and Vulnerability in Africa

July 7, 2014 - The 2014 Larissa Award will go to an initiative that focuses on “Child Deprivation and Vulnerability in Africa”. It will be awarded at a special ceremony to be held in Addis Ababa on 28th October 2014, which will be a complementary event to the Sixth International Policy Conference on the African Child.
More information about the Larissa Award
This is the fifth time ACPF is organising this Award opportunity. The First Larissa Award was presented in 2005 to the “Centre L’Espoir d’Adjouffou” (from Côte d’Ivoire) for its formidable commitment to helping the excluded and marginalised, including HIV positive children. The winner of the second Larissa Award in 2007 was the “Kembatta Women’s Self-help Center” (from Ethiopia) in recognition of their exceptional work in combating and preventing violence against children and women. In 2010, the Award was presented to “Katalemwa Cheshire Home” (from Uganda) for its impressive work in addressing the needs of children with disabilities in Africa. And lastly, in 2012, the fourth Larissa Award was won by the “Isibindi Initiative” (from South Africa) for its exceptional work in providing quality alternative care in Africa.
How to apply?
We invite you to complete the nomination form online in English or in French or download the form (in English or in French) and send in your nominations to the following
For more information, please log on to the Larissa 2014 webpage at or email to