The Young Water Fellowship Program means to engage youthful pioneers from low and center pay nations to actualize tasks to handle water, sanitation and cleanliness (WASH), water contamination and water shortage issues, by offering them a concentrated preparing program, seed financing stipends for their activities, and coaching support by senior dimension specialists amid one year.
Every year, this program realizes 10 youthful network pioneers able to do effectively planning and executing reasonable and comprehensive water activities that altogether improve living conditions in their networks, while adding to the accomplishment of SDG #6 (water and sanitation for all).
The YWF 2019 will concentrate on social enterprise. Youngsters with social organizations thoughts (or undertakings that can be transformed into social organizations) that address water-related issues are free to apply.
Youthful Water Fellowship Program Eligibility
Be 18 to 30 years of age at the season of the application
Be the author or fellow benefactor of an activity that adds to the arrangement of an all around characterized water issue in your nation. The activity ought to be in its underlying stages and can be transformed into a social endeavor (i.e have a long haul maintainability segment or plan of action).
You are a native and occupant of a low or center salary nation. See this rundown
Have a legitimate visa and be accessible to go to a workshop in Europe from August third to September seventh 2019 (note that these dates may be liable to change), Exceptions can be made just in situations where the candidate can get an identification inside about fourteen days from being chosen.
Plan to remain in your nation for at any rate 1.5 years after the preparation and go through something like 15 hours out of each week to chip away at your social business.
You are not a business master. Applicants having no or essential business information will profit the most from the substance conveyed in the preparation.
Have the capacity to convey in English (halfway dimension in any event). Have the capacity to comprehend and express assessments in this language (the workshop will be held in English).
Youthful Water Fellowship Program Benefits
All preparation costs are secured by the association (flights, transportation in Europe, settlement, suppers), yet members must cover their visa costs and transport expenses to the nearest worldwide airplane terminal in their nation of residency.
Startup Training: The preparation is conveyed by an accomplice association, cewas, a Swiss water start-up hatchery that since 2011 trains water business people. The preparation in 2019 keeps going 35 days. It begins in Willisau, Switzerland, where Cewas has its instructional hub. Following three weeks chipping away at Fellows’ plans of action, the gathering goes for multi week to Stockholm to go to the World Water Week and begin pitching their drives to the worldwide network. From Stockholm, we will go to Brussels, where we will spend the most recent week that comes full circle with the Pitching Night, an occasion where you will have the chance to contribute front of 100+ financial specialists, policymakers, and agents of various water associations.
Seed Funding: After the preparation, you will be approached to submit inside about fourteen days a proposition to apply for seed subsidizing to steer your drive in the a half year that pursue. You will be gotten some information about your plan of action and the pilot venture plan. Youthful Water Solutions will mentor you through it. On the off chance that you meet the conditions (such a finishing the preparation, returning to your nation and presenting a proposition for a similar venture you were chosen), you will be offered seed financing somewhere in the range of €3000 and €5000. The sum is chosen dependent on your particular needs and the accessible assets.
Coaching: After seed financing is allocated to you and you start the execution stage, we will relegate you something like one tutor whose profile coordinates your necessities and can supplement your aptitudes. This tutor will control you and give you exhortation through the pilot venture.
Do you have at least 5 years of involvement in WASH/business and need to turn into a Mentor? Register here.
The most effective method to Apply for Young Water Fellowship Program
The application procedure is on the web.
Your application must be gotten before midnight CET time, March 24th, 2019. Applications got after this due date, paying little mind to specialized troubles, won’t be considered.
On the off chance that you live in a zone without a steady web and you are encountering inconveniences to get to the application structure, it would be ideal if you get in touch with us at [email protected] up to two working days before the due date. From that point forward, they can’t ensure to answer and give you an answer in time.
Your application incorporates presenting a video and your CV, just as a kind of perspective letter at a later stage. For additional data read the application rules.
You may just submit one application. Any candidate who presents various applications for a similar venture or for various undertakings will be naturally precluded. The equivalent occurs if two unique individuals apply with a similar activity.