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CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR THE SUPPORT OF IMPACTFUL YOUTH-LED ORGANISATIONS

Launched in 2018, Generation Unlimited (GenU) is a global initiative aimed at ensuring every young person aged between 10 and 24 is in school/learning, training or age-appropriate employment by 2030. Generation Unlimited is co-chaired by Mr. António Guterres, UN Secretary General; H.E Paul Kagame, the President of the Republic of Rwanda and H.E Paula-Mae Weekes, the President of Trinidad and Tobago. In September 2020, the Government of Rwanda, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and other stakeholders launched Generation Unlimited - Rwanda Chapter. This year, the Ministry of Youth and Culture in partnership with UNICEF Rwanda will conduct a capacity building workshop of Youth-led networks. This workshop will be concluded by a competitive Hackathon through which more than 30 organisations with viable business ideas will be supported financially to implement their projects. Eligibility criteria: Applicants have to meet the following criteria: The organisation’s founder must be Rwandan; The organization must be registered, active and youth-led; Being actively involved in: youth leadership and civic participation, Youth Sexual Reproductive Health, Teen Mothers Skilling and Support Group Formation, Youth Mental Health, Digital Opportunities for Youth, job creation and entrepreneurship flagship; The organisation’s lead must be 16-30 years old. Application process: Interested and competent applicants shall complete the application form available here: forms.gle/vvQRQboBpHrSjKoL8 The application will include: o Application letter; o Organization structure, the 2020-2021 action plan and budget; o Report of activities of the year 2019-2020; Selection process The selection will be based on eligibility criteria and only shortlisted youth organizations will be communicated.