Merck More Than a Mother Fashion Awards 2019 for Zambians

Merck More Than a Mother Fashion Awards 2019 for Zambians

Deadline: June 30, 2019

Applications are open for the Merck More Than a Mother Fashion Awards 2019. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announces the Call for Application of “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards in partnership with H.E. Esther Lungu, The First Lady of Zambia, together with Zambia Fashion Week.

All Fashion Designers are invited to create a design with the aim to deliver strong and influential messages to empower infertile women and say “No to Infertility Stigma”. Designs ideas can also deliver messages to encourage men to speak openly about their infertility, because 50% of infertility causes are due to male factor.

“Merck More Than a Mother” initiative aims to empower infertile women through access to information, education and health and by changing mind-sets. This powerful initiative supports governments in defining policies to enhance access to regulated, safe and effective fertility care.


  • The best 10 submissions will be selected by ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ committee. Winners will be granted $500 each to execute their designs and will have an opportunity to exhibit them during the Zambia Fashion Week which will be conducted in Lusaka. Also, the model will get his or her winning outfit.


  • All Fashion Designers from Zambia are eligible to apply


The applicants are requested to send the sketches of their creations as an attachment on email to [email protected] Please mention the subject: Merck Foundation Fashion Awards and add your name, your email and contact number.

For more information, visit Merck More Than a Mother Fashion Awards.