Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: May 15th, 2019

Title of the Project            Loden SEED (Student Empowerment through Entrepreneurship Development)

Location of the project  16 Institutes in country

Name of the applicant      Loden Foundation

Duration of the project     18 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu 3,552,000.00

Objectives of the project             

  • Inculcate critical, innovative and independent thinking among students
  • Educate students about highly rewarding career opportunities as entrepreneurs
  • Inspire students with the values of hard work
  • Develop confidence, communication skills and key competencies

Target groups/ final beneficiaries            About 100 students from 16 Institutes

Estimated results           

  • 16 two day crash courses in 16 colleges & TTIs
  • 16 in campus loans on businesses
  • Over 40000 schools in Bhutan learn about entrepreneurship
  • 16 events Druk Tshongrig Gatoen
  • Top 3 business ideas awarded
  • At least 2 students will be fast tracked to apply for larger loans

Main activities

  • Crash course in 16 Institutions
  • 16 Startup funds for projects

Druk Tshongrig Gatoen