Please fill in the application in English. You will be able to come back and edit your application anytime, however note that the final application deadline is January 31st 2019, midnight CET!
Application process:- Review the description below- Make a 2-minutes video describing your initiative- Fill in this online application form in English until January 31st 2019- Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by skype between February 8th and 21st 2019- Selection will be communicated by February 28th 2019.
What we are looking for:- Innovative and inclusive business approaches that promote the HRTWS. That means non- or for-profit organisations that are implement or plan to adopt an inclusive business approach to provide water and sanitation services to the BoP. Projects/ initiatives that can be turned into an inclusive business (i.e. have a long-term sustainability component or business model) are eligible too. - The business or initiative should be proven, i.e. at an advanced stage beyond prototype/ pilot stage.- The case owner must be between 20 and 35 years old at the time of the application and be willing to think out-of-the-box.- The case owner must be the founder, co-founder or management member of the business or initiative.- The case owner must be available to attend the whole AGUASAN Workshop in Switzerland from May 13th to 17th 2019.- The case owner must be willing to prepare the case for the group work with guidance from the AGUASAN team, take a leading role during the group work in representing the case and report on the uptake of the results after the workshop.- The case owner must be able to communicate in English (intermediate level at least).
What is in it for you:- Participation in the AGUASAN Workshop 2019 and the chance to expand your network with over 80 international experts and receive their dedicated feedback on your initiative during the networking, plenary and group work sessions.- All costs for the participation in the workshop are covered (including international flight and transport within Switzerland, full board, lodging in twin rooms, facilities and field trip; excluding travel insurance, drinks and any personal expenses).- The initiative winning the pitching contest at the end of the workshop will receive 5’000 CHF in funding and mentorship during 6 months following the workshop.
Please contact Simon Joncourt in case you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org