Twesigye Kaguri is the winner of this year's Waislitz Award!
For 14 years, Kaguri has helped children escape poverty.
The 2nd annual Waislitz Award attracted an incredible array of candidates, a group of people who are truly changing the world.
The top four finalists, whom you can read about here or in the video above, are helping communities in impoverished areas achieve their full potentials.
Twesigye Kaguri, the director of Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project, won this year’s prize for his outstanding work in Uganda.
Kaguri was honored on stage at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival and he received an enormous applause from the audience.
Read an interview with Twesigye here.
Thank you to everyone who voted this year, and best of luck to every candidate who was considered.