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Dhaka – OIC Youth Capital 2020: Entrepreneurship, Skill & Employment Camp

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 15, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on November 11, 2020

Youth from all over the world often come up with innovative business ideas but fail to execute it for two key reasons – Proper Guidance & The Lack of Funding.

This camp Dhaka – OIC Youth Capital 2020 is planning to eliminate both of these problems and provide the deserving youth with the opportunity to execute their dream business idea.

a) Providing necessary supports for the break through ideas to be implemented;
b) Grooming the individuals so that they can have proper Entrepreneurship Skills;
c) Nurturing and grooming the young minds in order to become a better leader in the future:
d) A chance to have successful business professionals as their mentors:
e) Getting guidance in every step of implementing their ideas from successful business minds;
f) Setting up a successful business professional as an Advisor for the business;
g) Providing a Seed Fund for the best idea.

Program Format & Timeline:
Award will be presented according to the set benchmarks.
Presentation of the second phase will be taking place in “Zoom”
14th November, 2020 is the “Social Entrepreneur Day.”
The event will last from 14th November, 2020 to 24th November, 2020.

Program Rules
The Participant must come up with an innovative and realistic business idea.
Participation is allowed to the people of OIC Member States (56 countries mainly located in Western Asia and in Western Africa) or representatives of Islamic communities in other countries.
The participant must adhere to the event’s regulations and procedures as stated by the organizing committee.
Form will only be accepted in English.

Selection Criteria
Selection Committee will evaluate the applications based on eligibility and criteria if the committee decides for further information can set online interview as the last stage of selection.
Selected participants will receive an email confirmation containing online program details.
Due to a tight schedule, there will be not an opportunity to inform those who are not selected. The general information on selection results will be posted at ICYF website and social media accounts.

All the attended participants will be awarded with Certification from both  Bangladesh  Government & ICYF.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Citizen of the OIC Member States or representative of a Muslim community in a non-OIC Member State;
2. Ability to communicate in English;
3. Well conversant in digital technology with good internet connectivity;
4. Aged between 18–35.

Individuals from the OIC countries will apply and pitch their ideas briefly using the registration form.

The best idea from each country will be shortlisted for the next phase.

Shortlisted candidates will have to pitch their detailed ideas in front of the judges.

The best idea among them will receive a Seed Fund to execute their business and have a successful business professional as his/her Advisor.

Application Deadline: 12th November, 2020 at 23:59 (GMT +6, Dhaka Time).

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 02, 2020
Nov 02, 2020

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 = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
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 proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers thay may suit 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. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Oct 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020

Thanks, Ana. Sounds pretty cool:-)

Hope you have a good weekend.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020


Jill Langhus
Oct 17, 2020
Oct 17, 2020