Youth Challenge 2.0 for Aspiring Young Women Entrepreneurs


UNICEF and UNDP in partnership with King’s College and invite young people aged 14-24 from all around Nepal to propose problem ideas and represent Nepal on a global stage.


  1. You are 14 – 24 years old (before May 9, 2020)
  2. You are a team of 3 – 5 young people or agree to be part of a team (if applying individually)
  3. You must be a female, other gender holding a birth certificate or national citizenship card of Nepal
  4. Your team can participate in the following activities:
    • One day orientation (during the last week of May)
    • 5-Day Workshop on 2 – 6 June 2020 digitally
    • If your project is selected as one of the 5 national teams, you will be able to participate in further mentoring until August 2020.
    • If your project is selected on the global stage, you will need to be able to carry out your activities as required by UNICEF


  • Invitation to exclusive Social Innovation Bootcamp
  • Dedicated mentors
  • Seed grant (NPR 100,000)
  • Technical coaching
  • Training on developing a business plan
  • 3 months of mentoring
  • Represent Nepal

Details of the event 

Date: June 2 to June 6, 2020

Team Composition: 3-5 members

Application Form: Apply Here 

You will have to send your application within May 23,2020. The five selected teams will then be announced on May 25, 2020.


NPR 100,000 seed fund to 5 most promising teams + 3-month incubation. Get a chance to represent Nepal in the global stage and win further funding of $20,000 and global incubation.

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