The Young Water Fellowship Program Latin America 2022 is now accepting applications.
The second edition of this initiative, which seeks to incubate 10 innovative social businesses headed by young entrepreneurs that contribute to the solutions of water, sanitation, hygiene, water pollution, and/or water shortages, will take place in 2022.
Latin America and the Caribbean are two of the most populous regions in the world.
The e-Hackathon on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Informal Settlements, which will be placed in March 2022, will choose two of these young teams. The remaining 8 will be chosen by YWS via a public call.
The Young Water Fellowship program provides a year of assistance, which includes the following:
- Water and sanitation firms received semi-face-to-face business training. It will consist of seven online sessions on Saturday mornings (beginning March 26) and a week of face-to-face Bootcamp in September (location and dates to be determined), with travel expenses covered.
- Young Water Solution team provides bi-monthly instruction;
- Seed money (up to € 5000) is available for MVP and pilot projects.
Young Water Fellowship Program Requirements
- At the time of application, you must be between the ages of 18 and 30.
- Be a citizen and resident of a Latin American or Caribbean nation.
- Have time to develop your company concept as the founder or co-founder.
- Present a business concept that addresses water, sanitation, or hygiene issue that is still in their early stages, ready to be tested.
- Be able to communicate in Spanish and comprehend it.
- Create a workgroup to help you develop your concept.
- To be able through to attend seven virtual classes on Saturday mornings from March to August, as well as face-to-face training in a Latin American location to be determined.
Application of Young Water Fellowship Program
The application form asks about the water/sanitation problem, the applicant’s business proposal as a remedy, how the applicant expects to pilot (test) it, and the applicant’s profile. A two-minute video of the candidate must be sent.
Young Water Fellowship Program Deadline
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