Yunus Social Business Center, King's College has called for application from young people of Nepal to participate in the 4th National Social Business Challenge 2019 in Kathmandu.
The conference will invite 100+ prominent leaders in social entrepreneurship as well as representatives from the development sector. It is trying to create a platform where passionate individuals can share their knowledge and gain vital insights on the possibilities of exploring new entrepreneurial opportunities.
Application Deadline: June 15, 2019
National Social Business Challenge (NSBC), an initiative of Yunus Social Business Center, King’s College jointly organized by UNDP Youth Co-Lab, Association of Youth Organizations Nepal (AYON), and National Youth Council (NYC)- Ministry of Youth and Sports, co-organized by Himalayan Climate Initiative (HCI) and Blinc Ventures.
The main objective of the program is to develop basic insights, understanding and importance of establishing social enterprises as one of the mechanisms to solve the social economic inequity. Also, it invite participants to “National Social Business Challenge” to design, present and implement the most feasible venture ideas to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. SDG’s goals i.e. Social and Economic development issues: poverty, hunger, health, education, global warming, gender equality, water, sanitation, energy, urbanization, environment and social justice.
Yunus Social Business Center, King’s College also provides “Social Entrepreneurship Workshop” prior to the “Social Business Challenge” to help develop insights in establishing a social enterprise and also prepare the participants for the competition.
It focuses to build local partnership and facilitate the social change making process through them which will act as a catalyst force in driving sustainable developmental goals and sustained support system for the local people and institutions.