Due Date: March 18,2019
AIMS-NEI, in partnership with Mastercard Structure, is presenting the MCF Social Advancement and Entrepreneurship Fund (MCF– SIEF) 2019 The MCF– SIEF means to better prepare GOALS Mastercard Structure scholars and alumni with understanding and capabilities to innovate and produce creative services to social challenges.
People will collaborate and establish motivating entrepreneurial jobs that contribute to boosting their lives which of others. The program integrates Mastercard Structure Scholars, alumni and other GOALS Scholars and alumni to discover how Design Believing works and how to utilize it to real-world challenges. People will handle a specific design challenge in amongst the following broad areas:.
Improving existing earnings;(**************)
Making it possible for variety of profits; or.
Establishing dignified and gratifying work (jobs).
Training sessions: 6 training sessions to be supplied on a weekly basis. The sessions will last approximately 3 hours and will be supplied on the side of class hours (throughout weekdays and/or Saturdays).
Personal work: Besides going to the sessions, people are encouraged to commit a minimum of 2 hours weekly to extra handle their job ideas.
Last challenge: At the end of the program, people will offer their choice at the Last Trouble, which will look for the absolute best job ideas with proven functionality.
Seed funding & Mentorship: Winning services will get seed funding grants and extra mentorship help throughout 2 months.
Capabilities and understanding in Design Thinking and social advancement.
Certificate of conclusion for people going to all training sessions.
Seed funding grants of as much as $10,000 for winning services.
Mentorship help for winning services.
Opportunity to partner with other Mastercard Structure Scholars and Alumni.
Open to GOALS Mastercard Structure Scholars, Alumni and other GOALS students based in Rwanda who have an interest in being catalysers of socio-economic modification. Prospects should have an interest in discovering how to wind up being creative concern solvers and be dedicated to developing innovative entrepreneurial services to help improve their lives and those of others;(**************)
Candidates can utilize as individuals or in groups of 2-3 people. A minimum of a single person (preferably the one presuming the position of group leader) per application should be a Mastercard Structure Scholar or Alumni;(**************)
Candidates can utilize to the program with OR without an existing choice idea.
Candidates who do not have an existing idea nevertheless are passionate and dedicated to repairing a social challenge can produce a creativity as they go through the program.
Prospects that presently have an existing choice idea in mind should be flexible to change it as they go through the program’s helped in treatment of advancement.
All prospects ought to have the capability to take part in all training sessions and commit time in addition to continue developing their choice ideas.
Click this link to utilize as a particular and click this link to utilize as a group.
For more information, see MCF– SIEF.