MASK: Create and innovate for

a brighter future

We are an award-winning charity that builds young people’s ability to create and innovate. We help you to use your imagination to produce original ideas and turn them into reality.


So wherever you are on the planet, join MASK to discover the opportunities we offer and take your first steps towards success and empowerment.

Our training helps you to unlock and strengthen your creativity and then helps you learn how to apply it in practice.

#1 Schools: unlock your students' creativity

All entries

are free

#2 Schools and young people:

celebrate your creativity at our MASK Awards

Attracting over 10,500 entries from 13 countries in Africa, and with global audiences of over 650,000 people, MASK Awards celebrates young creativity and innovation with cash prizes, paid internships and prestigious exhibitions. 


Enter your best ART or INNOVATIONS.

Push the boundaries of your imagination!

Showcase your creativity to the world!

#3 Organisations: employ our creative young talent

We connect organisations with our creative youths for internship or employment opportunities. From engineers and programmers to architects and designers, for the last 15 years we have trained and supported high-performing, innovative minds that can be a true asset to your organisation.

Our news

MASK Awards for 2022 is now open for entries.

Images on this page are by MASK talent: Margaret Ngigi, Frank Kibicho, Haji Ibrahim, Jesse Otumba, Louis Nderi, Muchira Muraguri, Regina Mwihaki and Anne Njeri, Caroline Mochoge.

MASK is one of leading organisations in the field of education for creativity.

Help us to equip our young people and educators with the creativity and innovation they need to shape a better future. 

Support us to create

a brighter future