The 23 year-old Salton Massally, founder of www.careers.sl, received this years’ 2013 UNDP Innovation Award at the first Social Good Summit in Sierra Leone, hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the University of Sierra Leone this Monday, September 23.

Under the theme: How can ICT empower Sierra Leone youth, a total of six entrepreneurs presented their initiatives and highlighted how their work helps empower young people in Sierra Leone in front of over a hundred and fifty students and development organization representatives. The showcased projects ranged from Splash, the country’s first mobile payment system; to ICT nationwide trainings supporting economic development; to Massally’s job-search engine wherein employers can publish their job adverts and receive applications from job-seekers.