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U.S. Embassy in Nepal seeks Proposals for Regional Youth TechCamp to Promote Good Governance

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 5, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 7, 2019
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The U.S. Embassy Kathmandu plans to conduct a youth-focused 3-day (4 nights) residential Regional TechCamp in March 2020.

The partner organization will:
1) be responsible to coordinate with other Embassies/Posts and to implement the program
2) select 7 mentors/trainers to guide and motivate the participants before, during, and after the TechCamp
3) organize at least 20 Boot Camps—both in-person and virtual—to train over 500 potential participants for the TechCamp
4) collaborate with PAS Kathmandu to select 50 youth—30 from Nepal and 5 each from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India— to organize the good governance TechCamp
5) work with, mentor, and fund the top three groups of the TechCamp participants to implement their projects and to come up with a tangible product.
6) ensure at least 50% of the participants are female.

Audience: the general public and students between the ages 18 and 30 are eligible for this TechCamp.

Funding: up to $103,750 to cover all costs.

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All U.S. and Nepali organizations with relevant experience registered as Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/NGOs are eligible to apply.
Proposals should be submitted in English no later than 5 pm (NPT) on August 08 2019.
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Jill Langhus
Aug 06, 2019
Aug 06, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.