Report of YSBC, 2019

Report of YSBC, 2019

Boot Camps

Participants were selected through boot camps organized by Yunus Social Business

Centre Nepal, King’s College in 12 different cities across seven provinces: Nepalgunj,

Dhangadi, Surkhet, Birgunj, Chitwan, Dang, Dharan, Biratnagar, Pokhara, Butwal,

Janakpur, and Kathmandu. Altogether, 537 youth participated in the boot camps

and received training about ‘Solving Community Problems through Design Thinking


While there was a well-distributed participation from each of the 12 cities,

the total participation of males and females in the boot camps was also comparable, i.e.

58.65% and 41.34% respectively.

Pre-final Rounds

Out of 154 applications from all over Nepal comprising of diverse participants in terms

of geographical region, age, gender and educational background, 80 got selected in the

first round out of which 53 were shortlisted for the second round and finally, 10 in the

final round. The ideas were judged based on five criteria – Innovation, Social Purpose,

Business Model and Scalability, Team and Impact.

Place Venue Participants Male Female
Dhangadhi Dev Bhumi Vikas Taalim Kendra, LN Chowk 40 23(57.5%) 17(42.5%)
Janakpur Masala Cottage 48 42(87.5%) 6(12.5%)
Biratnagar Namaste Hotel 54 34(62.96%) 20(37.04%)
Surkhet Hotel Bulbule view, Near Bulbule Tal Gate 39 19(40.72%) 20(51.28%)
Pokhara Chanaute Home Stay, Durlung 19 15(78.95%) 4(21.05%)
Chitwan Presidency College of Management 48 14(29.17%) 34(70.83%)
Nepalgunj Social Innovation and  Business Incubation Hub, HCI Nepalgunj 32 16(50%) 16(50%)
Birgunj National InfoTech College 56 36(64.29%) 20(35.71%)
Kathmandu King’s College 53 34(64.15%) 19(35.85%)
Butwal Sky International College, Janakinagar 45 32(71.11%) 13(28.89%)
Dharan Dharan College of Management 45 22(48.89%) 23(51.11%)
Dang Tulsipur Municipality College 58 28(48.28%) 30(51.72%)
Total 537(1100%) 315(661.51%) 222(438.49%)


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