eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN (EYAA): Calls for applications

The eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN (EYAA) is a partnership programme between Maybank Foundation and ASEAN Foundation that aims to alleviate poverty and improve the social and economic well-being of ASEAN communities through youth volunteerism and social innovation.

Each accepted participant will be grouped with 9 other accepted participants from the same country of origin and each group will be paired with an overseas partner Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) or Social Enterprises (SEs). Prior to the overseas project, groups will go through an online learning series and regional training in Bangkok, Thailand (March, 2020). Overseas local community project will be located in Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and the Philippines.

Criteria Application:

This programme is eligible for anyone who fulfil these criteria.

  • Age of 19-35 years old by applicant’s next birthday (2020)
  • Citizens of ASEAN Member States
  • Fluency in English, as mentoring, trainings, and general communication during the programme will be fully conducted in English, participants are required to be able to have verbal and written fluency in English.
  • Full commitment themselves to one-week regional training from 2 to 9 March 2020 and two weeks overseas volunteering project on from 1 to 17 April 2020.

How to apply:

To apply for this programme, those who are interested are required to apply online by 30 November 2019 the latest

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