Updated Aug 01, 2019CLOSED

Requests for Applications - Hamro Samman Innovation Challenge to Generate Technology to Reduce Risks of Human Trafficking

Offered by UK Aid, U.S. Agency for International Development and Winrock International

Winrock International, through the USAID and UK aid Hamro Samman Project, calls on innovators and problem-solvers from the private sector and the civil society in Nepal to generate new or adapted technology-enabled tools and approaches that address the risks faced by trafficking survivors and other populations at-risk of being trafficked or exploited.
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CLOSEDSep 15, 2019Deadline

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasHuman Trafficking (Gender)
This solicitation is open to all organizations including private businesses and non-profit and forprofit non-US organizations based in Nepal. To be minimally eligible for funding, applicants must
comply with the following conditions:
● Be legally registered or otherwise authorized to conduct business in Nepal.
● Agree to be subject to a pre-award assessment to examine that the applicant has sound
management in the form of financial, administrative, and technical policies and
● Be able to demonstrate successful past performance in implementation of similar
● Provide a documentable, measurable minimum cost-share requirement, if applicable.
● Provide a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number at the time of award.

The tech-solutions should meet at least one of the following outcomes:
• Improve access to safe and viable skill development and employment in targeted
sectors/industries that have employment growth potential in Nepal. The solution should
build in protections to ensure that the users will not be trafficked.
• Establish an independent mechanism (such as a rating mechanism) to hold recruitment
companies or businesses in the entertainment industry accountable.
• Strengthen information solutions to raise awareness and influence behaviors of key
actors including migrant workers, aspiring migrant workers, workers in the entertainment
industry, trafficking survivors and /or other populations at risk of being trafficked.

Other Requirements

Financial StatementsCost share is encouraged.

Application Directions

The application must be submitted electronically via email.


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