Seeking concept notes to strengthen menstrual health and hygiene management for girls' education in Malawi and Zambia
The USAID Youth Excel: Our Knowledge, Leading Change program is conducting a grant competition to offer funding opportunities for local organizations in Malawi and Zambia to test and adapt solutions for a problem in a regional context through youth-led “research-to-change” (implementation research) approaches for positive youth development.
Youth Excel seeks concepts to strengthen menstrual health and hygiene management for girls' education in Malawi and Zambia. Menstrual health and hygiene management (MHH) is a critical aspect of addressing gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment, as it alleviates barriers to full and equal participation in education and public life.
Who is eligible to submit a concept note
Local youth-led and youth-serving organizations serving youth aged 10-24 who meet the minimum criteria and share Youth Excel objectives are eligible to apply.
Organizations led by or serving marginalized groups, which may include age, gender, disability, ethnicity, and other identities, are encouraged to apply. The grant competition is not restricted to certain technical sectors or to research organizations.
April 1st, 2022 at 11:59 pm Central Africa Time (CAT)
How to submit a concept note
- Download the request for application (PDF, 532 KB)
- Download the Letter of Support Template. (Word, 33 KB) and provide a letter of support from donor on the current activity to which you are proposing to add implementation research
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- Submit your concept note before the deadline.