World of Difference
Introducing the Grahame Maher Award
Celebrating Grahame’s achievements
On 2 November 2010, Grahame Maher, CEO of Vodafone Qatar and the man who spearheaded the launch of the Vodafone World of Difference programme nine years ago, passed away. This award is a tribute to truly inspirational man who was committed to making the world a better place. He changed the lives of everyone he met and this award offers you the chance to do the same.
Today Vodafone is proud to unveil the World of Difference Grahame Maher Award, in memory of Grahame – an inspirational leader and champion of our
World of Difference programme.
The award offers one previous World of Difference winner the chance to win £ 100, 000 for their charity which they can utilize to develop and implement a project that engenders change. Change that is sustainable and has a lasting impact on their charity and the community around it.
7 July 2011 – Launch of Grahame Maher Award
2 November 2011 – Final judging in Qatar
3 November 2011 – Winner Announced
The award is open to anyone who has completed their World of Difference placement in any country where the programme is operating.
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