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A Pan-African Digital Knowledge Tournament

Ready to Show Off Your Covid-19 Knowledge? Play Now and Compete for Amazing Prizes!

A fun, digital quiz tournament to protect you and your family & fight the virus together, powered by atingi.org!

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You can join the contest until August 11th, 2021.

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What is Contest Against Corona?

From July 22th to August 12th, 2021, it’s your turn to strike back against the coronavirus. It’s easy and fun: just join our quiz game on COVID-19 and build up valuable, protective knowledge as you score points and compete with others! 

By scoring points, you can win great prizes such as mobile phone credit and accredited e-learning degrees. All participants can also earn an official atingi learning certificate of participation!

Topics Covered:

Vaccinations

Pfizer, Astra Zeneca or Moderna...?! Types of Covid-19 vaccines & how they work

Myths

Can you spot the most common conspiracy theories & misconceptions?

Incredible Facts

Can you guess by what percentage global CO2 emissions dropped during the lockdowns? Facts on how the virus has changed the world!

Trustworthy Sources

Do you know who to trust? International, up to date & reliable sources!

Mutations

What do the new Covid-19 variants mean for vaccination campaigns?

... and more!

What Prizes Can You Win?

Referral Prize

Inside the quiz game’s ‘My points & prizes’ page, you have the ability to invite your friends and family to join the Contest Against Corona. This doesn’t only give you extra points in the game, but you will also win mobile phone credit worth 25 Euro if you are the participant who sent the highest number of invites to other people!

Social Media Lottery

Every registered participant who has at least scored 100 points can participate in the Social Media Lottery. Simply share the link to the Contest Against Corona page on your social media (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, TikTok) with the hashtag #ContestAgainstCorona. Then take a screenshot of your post and email it to atingi@giz.de. Every week, one social media lottery winner will be drawn, who will win 25 Euro mobile phone credit.

atingi Certificate

Every participant who scores at least 1,000 points earns a digital atingi learning certificate!

Course Completion Lottery

Complete a course of your choice on https://online.atingi.org/ and send a screenshot of your certificate or the course completion page to atingi@giz.de you will automatically enter the Course Completion Lottery where one participant can win mobile phone credit worth 100 Euro. You can complete any course on atingi anytime until August 31st to be eligible for this prize.

Weekly Lottery

Score 2,000 points to become eligible for the weekly lottery, where 3 participants can each win 25 Euro mobile credit every week!

High Score Prize

The player with the highest overall score in the game on August 12th wins 100 Euro mobile phone credit plus a voucher worth 400 Euro to purchase recognized & accredited e-learning courses from any e-learning platform of your choice

Daily Prizes

Everyweek, there are 2 Challenge Days. On every Challenge Day, you can either win mobilephone credit worth 60 Euro from a telecom provider of your choice OR an onlinelanguage course for a language of your preference from Babbel for 12months! The minimum score you need to be eligible for this prize is XX.

Weekly Prizes

Every Week, you can pick between winning a SamsungGalaxy S10 or Career Coaching Sessions where you learn CV writingskills, how to effectively use Linkedin to network, how to ace an interviewsand more! The minimum score you need to be eligible for this prize is XX

High Score Prize

The player with the highest overall score in the game wins the incredibly valuable, recognized & accredited e-Learning courses from EdX worth 1,500 Euro. You will be free to select one Nano degree course andHarvardX courses up until a combined total worth of 1,500 Euro – offered and certified by none other than Harvard University!

Team Awards

The best team of week 1 & the best team of week 2 each receive

an exclusive 4-week tutored eLearning Course for up to 30 participants on

“project management in times of crisis” or
“COVID-19 training for health professionals”

The team that reaches the first place in the overall ranking receives

a 1-week intensive entrepreneurship training for up to 10 participants

sponsored by

The team that reaches the second place in the overall ranking receives

a 1-week intensive communications training for up to 10 participants

From the two winning teams (overall 1st & 2nd place), one interested participant is selected for

a 3-month fully sponsored traineeship at the GOPA headquarters in Germany*

*Selection on the basis of CV & motivation letter

sponsored by


1x Samsung Galaxy S10+
2x Samsung Galaxy S10
Mobile Credit: 40x M ($30)
36x L ($50)
3x XL ($100)
14x Online Language Courses
6x exclusive atingi Career Coaching

How can I win a prize?

To be eligible to win and for us to be able to contact you once you won, you need to:

1
Provide information such as your email address on the ”My profile” page in the game.
2
You must also register at online.atingi.org to be eligible to win, as atingi is the organizer of this contest. You will receive an automatic email inviting you to register on atingi as soon as you have crossed Level 1. atingi is a 100% free-of-charge e-learning platform developed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

How do I know if I won?

To be eligible to win or earn a certificate, and for us to be able to contact you once you won, you need to provide information such as your email address on the ”My profile” page in the game.

Winners will be announced in the Contest Against Corona course on online.atingi.org.

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Key Dates to Watch Out For

July 29TH
Weekly Winner & Social Media Winner Announcement
AUGUST 5TH
Weekly Winner & Social Media WinnerAnnouncement
AUGUST 12TH
Weekly Winner & Social Media Winner Announcement
AUGUST 13th
High Score Prize & Referral Prize WinnerAnnouncement
AUGUST 31ST
Course Completion Winner Announcement

How Does the Game Work?

Pick Your Avatar

Which avatar will you pick? The dragon? The coronavirus monster? Simply pick a username, select your avatar and you are ready to play!

Collect Points

To collect points, you must answer multiple choice questions relating to Covid-19. Each round has 5 multiple choice questions. The goal is to collect as many points as possible by quickly selecting the correct answer. The quicker you answer, the more points you will get.

Play Against Your Friends!

Invite your friends to play against you and earn extra points as a reward. Let's see who knows more about Covid-19!

How to play as part of a team

If you play as part of a team, the points you collect will be added to your individual and to your team high score. Working together in teams is recommended as helping each other to solve even the most difficult questions results in fast growing team high scores. At the same time, you improve your chances to win as an individual player! Please note, that you can only compete as part of a team if your organization has registered with us. Check out how this works here.

Receive a group registration code from your organization
Go to your quiz game dashboard by clicking here
Click the home button and then "Join group"
Enter your group registration code and click "Submit"
Receive a group registration code from your organization
Go to your quiz game dashboard by clicking here
Click the home button and then "Join group"
Enter your group registration code and click "Submit"

Who Can Participate?

Anyone aged 14+ can participate! All you need is an internet browser — you can play the game from your smartphone, desktop, or laptop. To be eligible for prizes, you must be located in Brazil, India, South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Kenya, Nigeria, Botswana, Uganda or Zimbabwe. For the full Terms & Conditions please click here.

How to play as part of a team

If you play as part of a team, the points you collect will be added to your individual and to your team high score. Working together in teams is recommended as helping each other to solve even the most difficult questions results in fast growing team high scores. At the same time, you improve your chances to win as an individual player! Please note, that you can only compete as part of a team if your organization has registered with us. Check out how this works here.

Receive a group registration code from your organization
Go to your quiz game dashboard by clicking here
Click the home button and then "Join group"
Enter your group registration code and click "Submit"
Receive a group registration code from your organization
Go to your quiz game dashboard by clicking here
Click the home button and then "Join group"
Enter your group registration code and click "Submit"

Who Organizes the Contest?

atingi, an international digital learning project commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).  
Contest Against Corona is organized by

atingi's vision is a world in which digital learning is accessible, inclusive, relevant, safe & secure for all learners. It contributes to this vision via its free-of-charge digital learning platform. For more information, visit online.atingi.org.

How to play as part of a team

If you play as part of a team, the points you collect will be added to your individual and to your team high score. Working together in teams is recommended as helping each other to solve even the most difficult questions results in fast growing team high scores. At the same time, you improve your chances to win as an individual player! Please note, that you can only compete as part of a team if your organization has registered with us. Check out how this works here.

Receive a group registration code from your organization
Go to your quiz game dashboard by clicking here
Click the home button and then "Join group"
Enter your group registration code and click "Submit"
Receive a group registration code from your organization
Go to your quiz game dashboard by clicking here
Click the home button and then "Join group"
Enter your group registration code and click "Submit"

Frequently Asked Questions

Daily Prizes

Everyweek, there are 2 Challenge Days. On every Challenge Day, you can either win mobilephone credit worth 60 Euro from a telecom provider of your choice OR an onlinelanguage course for a language of your preference from Babbel for 12months! The minimum score you need to be eligible for this prize is XX.

Weekly Prizes

Every Week, you can pick between winning a SamsungGalaxy S10 or Career Coaching Sessions where you learn CV writingskills, how to effectively use Linkedin to network, how to ace an interviewsand more! The minimum score you need to be eligible for this prize is XX

High Score Prize

The player with the highest overall score in the game wins the incredibly valuable, recognized & accredited e-Learning courses from EdX worth 1,500 Euro. You will be free to select one Nano degree course andHarvardX courses up until a combined total worth of 1,500 Euro – offered and certified by none other than Harvard University!

Team Awards

The best team of week 1 & the best team of week 2 each receive

an exclusive 4-week tutored eLearning Course for up to 30 participants on

“project management in times of crisis” or
“COVID-19 training for health professionals”

The team that reaches the first place in the overall ranking receives

a 1-week intensive entrepreneurship training for up to 10 participants

sponsored by

The team that reaches the second place in the overall ranking receives

a 1-week intensive communications training for up to 10 participants

From the two winning teams (overall 1st & 2nd place), one interested participant is selected for

a 3-month fully sponsored traineeship at the GOPA headquarters in Germany*

*Selection on the basis of CV & motivation letter

sponsored by


1x Samsung Galaxy S10+
2x Samsung Galaxy S10
Mobile Credit: 40x M ($30)
36x L ($50)
3x XL ($100)
14x Online Language Courses
6x exclusive atingi Career Coaching
Who can I contact if I have a question?

Please send an email to atingi@giz.de with the Subject line "Contest Against Corona Support"

Can I win multiple prizes?

You can only win one prize!

When do I get my prize?

As soon as you are confirmed as a winner, atingi will get in touch with you about how to best send you your prize.

How can I get a certificate?

Once you have reached a certain amount of points, you will automatically get a completion certificate issued by atingi.

Can I play in a team?

No. The Contest Against Corona game is played as an individual, and prizes are awarded only to individuals.

How many high score prizes are there?

There is only one high score prize, and only the player with the highest overall score can win it.

If you want to be considered for one of our prizes, you must create an account. Click on your profile icon and follow the steps.

What Do the Winners of the First Contest in 2020 Have to Say?

"I would really like to thank the organizers of this contest. This contest really allowed us to strengthen our knowledge about the disease and it helped us. It was very interesting and fun and we learned a lot!"

Donald Yannick Tiendrebeogo

How to play as part of a team

If you play as part of a team, the points you collect will be added to your individual and to your team high score. Working together in teams is recommended as helping each other to solve even the most difficult questions results in fast growing team high scores. At the same time, you improve your chances to win as an individual player! Please note, that you can only compete as part of a team if your organization has registered with us. Check out how this works here.

Receive a group registration code from your organization
Go to your quiz game dashboard by clicking here
Click the home button and then "Join group"
Enter your group registration code and click "Submit"
Receive a group registration code from your organization
Go to your quiz game dashboard by clicking here
Click the home button and then "Join group"
Enter your group registration code and click "Submit"

Invite Your Friends to Play and Earn Extra Points!

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