YSEALI Boot Camp 2019 - Empowering NGOs

This two-day accelerator served as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address social issues and challenges.

Embassy of the United States of America

Funder
PARTICIPANTS
PROJECTS INITIATED
RAISED FOR PARTNERS
HOURS OF SERVICES
Programme Status
Completed
Year
2019
Duration
1 year(s) 4 month(s)
Programme Type
Accelerators
Programme Theme
Civic Engagement, Design Thinking, Talent Development
YSEALI collaborated with Me.reka to deliver the YSEALI Boot Camp 2019, a nationwide impact initiative seeking to match innovative solutions to local challenges. The programme brought light to the numerous local community issues surrounding social entrepreneurship, civic engagement, sustainability, development, and education, whereby participants essentially utilized the programme's resources and training to form innovative projects to expedite real, meaningful changes for issues around the world. The programme was designed to reach students in 8 different states across Malaysia, impacting at least 400 young leaders (50-60 from each region on average). The mission was to connect these youth to the regional YSEALI leadership network, and to local NGOs in order to create a specific impact within their own communities. The themes for the boot camps were sustainable development, education, civic engagement, and economic development for social entrepreneurship. As a result of the project promotion through social media, newsletters, and direct contacts of universities the project team received 638 applications from eight states of Malaysia. 341 participants attended the Boot Camp. 16 projects were initiated to address social and environmental challenges, 11 of them were successfully implemented, and the remaining five were developed further upon completion of the programme. 240 volunteers were recruited by awarded teams, contributing close to 1,000 hours of service. The total amount of people engaged, through various online mediums (video views, website, newsletters, etc) was 481,163 pax. 6 websites were built, valued at between RM60,000 - RM80,000; RM22,147 raised for impact partners, with 2 long-term fundraising plans developed. The YSEALI Boot Camp 2019 has advanced to inspire and influence by empowering the youths of Malaysia and getting them involved in real-world challenges, birthing participant-made projects to address social and environmental challenges.

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

Mentors

Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka

This Programme was made possible by

This boot camp allows me to go beyond ideation phase to put plan into practice. As part of the winning teams, I get to implement my ideas and along the journey.
Rebecca Lee
Participant

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