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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!

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You can join the contest until May 20th, 2021.

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What is Contest Against Corona?

From April 21st to May 21st 2021, it’s your turn to strike back against the coronavirus. It’s easy and fun: just join our quiz game on COVID-19. Build up valuable knowledge as you score points and compete with others!

You can also win great prizes such as a Samsung Galaxy S10, 60€ 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?

Daily Prizes

Every week, there are 2 Challenge Days. On every Challenge Day, you can either win mobile phone credit worth 60 Euro OR an online language course for a language of your preference from Babbel for 12 months!

Weekly Prizes

Every week, you can win a Samsung Galaxy S10 or a Career Coaching where you learn CV writing skills, how to effectively use LinkedIn to network, how to ace interviews and more!

High Score Prize

The player with the highest overall score in the game wins the recognized & accredited e-learning courses from EdX worth 1,500€. You will have the choice to select one nanodegree course and HarvardX courses up until a combined total worth of 1,500€ — offered and certified by none other than Harvard University!

atingi Certificate

You can earn an official atingi learning certificate of participation when you have achieved a score of 3,000 points!

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!

Please note that you are only allowed to participate in 1 Daily Prize lottery and 1 Weekly Prize lottery, not multiple — everyone should have a fair chance to win after all! As atingi is the organizer of this contest, you also must register on our completely free-of-charge e-learning website online.atingi.org to be eligible to win. Winners will be announced on online.atingi.org

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

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.

How to Win a Prize

The Highest Score Prize Winner will be announced on Friday, 21st of May, which will be broadcasted as a Digital Live Event Award Ceremony on atingi’s website.

All players who have reached the minimum score required to be eligible for the Weekly Prize lotteries are informed via a pop-up in the game and invited to attend the digital prize drawing ceremonies on atingi's website. For the Daily Prizes, winners will be announced as part of the weekly award ceremonies.

Key Dates to Watch Out For

April 28th
1st Weekly Winner Announcement
May 05th
2nd Weekly Winner Announcement
May 12th
3rd Weekly Winner Announcement
May 19th
4th Weekly Winner Announcement
May 21st
Highest Score Prize Winner Award Ceremony
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How Does the Game Work?

Pick Your Avatar

Which avatar will you pick? The dragon? The alien? The coronavirus monster? The robot? 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 6 multiple choice questions. The goal is to collect as many points as possible by quickly selecting the correct answer.

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!

Collect points

The quiz game is played in rounds, which consist of six multiple-choice questions each. The goal is to collect as many points as possible by quickly providing the correct answers (one correct answer per question).

Watch the time

Each question has a time setting according to its difficulty. Hurry up when you submit your answer, because you will receive the remaining seconds as points.  

Double your points

If you enter a group game, the fastest player will get double points.

Hit the jackpot

All points that are lost in the game are collected in the jackpot. If you click on the jackpot, you bet all your points against the jackpot. Hurry up again, because only the first player to click the jackpot and to respond correctly, will get those points.

Climb up the high score

The points you collect in each round will be added to your personal high score. If you play as part of a team, the points you collect will also be added to your team high score.

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 16+ can participate! All you need is an internet browser — in other words you can play the game from your smartphone, desktop, or laptop. To be eligible for prizes, you must be located in the MENA region, Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia (incl. Philippines). 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 sponsored 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"

How to compete for a prize?

To be eligible for prizes, you must be located in the MENA region, Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia (incl. Philippines). You also need to register on https://online.atingi.org/

All players who have reached the minimum score required to be eligible for the Weekly Prize lotteries are informed via a pop-up in the game and invited to attend the digital prize drawing ceremonies. The Weekly Prize Winners will be announced at a Digital Live Event Award Ceremony on atingi’s website and winners will also be notified via email. For the Daily Prizes, winners will be announced via email and on atingi’s website.

Can I win something in the Weekly Prize Lottery if I have already won something in the Daily Lottery?

No, but you can still continue playing to earn the atingi badge, and you are also still eligible to earn your way with your points to the high-score 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. The high score prize winner will be announced at the end of the contest at online.atingi.org and awarded on May 25th, 2021.

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"

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