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Cotton On Foundation gave away a life‑changing trip to Uganda


Cotton On Foundation gave away a life‑changing trip to Uganda


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Make an impact


Cotton On Foundation (COF) empowers youth through quality education.


Now they want to empower you, through a tote bag design comp that will take you all the way to Uganda for a life-changing experience.

One winner will experience:

Trophy 1

• A trip to Uganda to visit COF‑supported schools.

Trophy 2

• Their bag design being made and sold online.

Trophy 3

• Three days of immersive mentoring with Cotton On.

Image of Hand drawn tote bag sketch

Design a tote,
change a life


COF excels at both dreaming big and making things happen. They sell a range of products, with 100% of proceeds contributing to empowering youth through quality education.


COF wants you to dream up a tote bag design, so they can bring it to life. The selected tote bag will be produced and sold online, with all proceeds going to COF and their global education projects.

Go to Uganda,
see the impact


COF will be taking you to Uganda, for a first‑hand look at the positive difference being made.


This vid shows four new schools being opened in Southern Uganda last year.

Image of children at school desk

Your theme:
‘Global Community’


Your entry needs to be based around the idea of Global Community and accompanied by a 150-word (max) response explaining your inspo (plz see our T&Cs for the full list of requirements).


You can enter as many times as you want, so let the ideas flow!

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We shortlist, students vote



Once finalists are chosen by our team and the Cotton On Group Executive of Trend & Innovation, we’ll be flaunting them on social, so the world can check out your creations and vote for their fave.

Timeline

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  1. 1 Aug 2019
    Design Comp
    opens

  2. 16 Sept 2019
    Design Comp
    closes

  3. 20 Sept 2019
    Winner
    selected

  4. Dec 2019
    Adventureship
    placement

  5. 20 Feb 2020
    Your tote
    goes on sale

  6. Mar 2020
    You & COF go
    to Uganda

Image of Cotton on website selling tote bag

Your bag
comes to life


Your bag will go into production and COF will sell it online!

All proceeds from the sale of your bag will contribute to life‑changing education projects around the world, so tell everyone you know to cop a tote!

Your turn: a unique
placement is
all yours


This entire experience is about empowering the youth, so it’s only fair our winner gets an adventureship: three days of immersive, life‑changing mentoring from the team at Cotton On Group.

Meet the winner
Image of students
Image of students

Your turn: a unique
placement is
all yours


This entire experience is about empowering the youth, so it’s only fair our winner gets an adventureship: three days of immersive, life‑changing mentoring from the team at Cotton On Group.

Meet the winner
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