Three young entrepreneurs, members of the CONNECT Future Entrepreneurs' Club (FEC) in Dailekh, were among participants at the YUNUS Social Business Challenge 2018 and were awarded investment of NPR 50,000 for their business plan “Hariyo Paat Sabaiko Saath”.
In total ten teams pitched their business ideas at the final round of the YUNUS Social Business Challenge held in Kathmandu on 26th August 2018, including two teams of FEC members.
RAP 3 CONNECT is supporting Idea Studio Nepal (ISN) to promote their nationwide call for business ideas in the Mid and Far West of Nepal. Entrepreneurs are able to submit their applications for Idea Studio Season Three via RAP district offices.
In 2016, CONNECT faciliated the submission of business ideas from entrepreneurs in the Mid and Far West to Idea Studio Season Two. In total, 208 applications were received from Mid and Far West districts of which 7 were invited to attend the incubation workshops in Kathmandu.
Students at the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) have for the second year, published a calendar to sell on campus to staff and students. The students are all members of the Future Entrepreneurs' Club (FEC) established by CONNECT in partnership with NAST and the calendar business was initiated last year by the first batch of FEC members.
RAP3 CONNECT have partnered with YUNUS Social Business Centre (YSBC) to deliver a business plan writing workshop for Future Entrepreneurs' Club (FEC) members in Dhangadhi.
60 FEC members are participating in the two day event, a pre curser to the YSBC Social Business Challenge.
40 students, including ten RAP3 CONNECT Future Entrepreneurs' Club members from Narayan Campus, Dailekh, participated in a business incubation workshop in Nepalgunj today. The workshop was delivered by Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) in collaboration with RAP3 CONNECT.
Members of the RAP3 CONNECT Future Entrepreneurs' Club, established in partnership with Narayan Campus, Dailekh, participated in a business workshop earlier today. Club members came up with small business ideas and worked in groups to turn their business ideas into business plans before presenting their businesses to a panel of Narayan Campus Faculty.