The African Well Fund will launch its 9th Annual Build a Well for Bono’s Birthday fundraiser on Tuesday, March 22 and is inviting supporters to submit designs that could be used to promote the fundraiser.
The theme of this year’s fundraiser is “Because we can, we must,” a lyric from the U2 song “Mercy,” and all designs submitted must include the fundraiser theme, the AWF logo (which can be downloaded here) and the AWF website (
Artists are asked to submit their designs in a JPG or PDF format to by Friday, March 18. Designs must also be available in a 300-dpi minimum high-resolution format if chosen to promote Build a Well for Bono’s Birthday (PSD/AI/EPS/TIFF/PDF formats are all acceptable). Please don’t include any copyrighted images or derivative images of Bono or U2 in your design.
The winning design will be selected by AWF’s board of directors and announced on March 22. It will be featured on the AWF website and social media pages, as well as in press releases and on items sold through the AWF Zazzle store.
For more information, visit the Design Contest page.
Funds raised during the 9th Annual Build a Well for Bono’s Birthday, which runs March 22 through May 10, will benefit water and sanitation projects that will be implemented by AWF partner Africare at girls schools in Benin that have been built by Angelique Kidjo’s Batonga Foundation.