WNISEF and CANactions School choose the winners of the DREAMactions 3.0 Small Grants CompetitionJune 25, 2019
From the 1st of April to the 31st of May 2019, amalgamated territorial communities from 23 regions of Ukraine submitted 182 applications to the DREAMactions 3.0 Small Grants Competition. Among those 182 applications, 65 are from the rural communities, 56 are from the settlement and 59 are from the urban communities. WNISEF and CANactions School, the organizers of the competition, chose the winners.
Eighty Ukrainian schoolgirls created social impact mobile apps to compete for a trip to San FranciscoJune 04, 2019
On June 1, the PeremohaSpace coworking hosted 21 teams of girls aged 10-18, coming from 21 Ukrainian cities to pitch their projects at the Regional Technovation Challenge 2019, a global IT education program for teenage girls.
Apriorit partners with Technovation ChallengeMay 20, 2019
Apriorit, an international IT company with 17 years of expertise in developing and researching cyber security and system management software solutions, partnered up the Technovation Challenge contest. The contest has been held in Ukraine since 2016 with the support of the Western NIS Enterprise Fund in cooperation with the Peace Corps in Ukraine.
“New School Nutrition” Project Launched in UkraineFebruary 06, 2019
On February 6, 2019, the Educational Complex № 141 “ORT” (5, I. Shamo Boulevard, Kyiv) hosted a press conference showcasing the interim results of the “New School Nutrition” project. The project team, accompanied by representatives of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), presented a new “Cookbook with recipes for school-age children nutrition in organized educational and recreational facilities,” developed by a food expert Evgeniy Klopotenko.
Ukraine kicks off the third Teсhnovation Challenge 2019 – IT-entrepreneurship contest for schoolgirlsDecember 03, 2018
– A presentation of the third IT-entrepreneurship contest for schoolgirls Teсhnovation Challenge 2019 along with the discussion of IT-opportunities was held at the Grammarly office in Kyiv. Since Ukraine has introduced the program back in 2017, it yielded 45 girl teams developing mobile apps with significant social impact.
Third Annual International Mayors Summit Held in KyivOctober 09, 2018
More than 150 mayors and their deputies from throughout Ukraine along with their foreign colleagues from 10 countries are brought together in Kyiv at the International Mayors Summit. Local development experts and innovative business representatives attend the event along with the city authorities. For the third year in a row, the International Mayors Summit that […]
Oschadbank and Western NIS Enterprise Fund proceed with crediting social enterprisesOctober 01, 2018
Western NIS Enterprise Fund granted another social loan via Oschadbank under the Social Entrepreneurship program. It went to the Dontech Ex, LLC from Druzhkivka, Donetsk region, which produces wooden containers for the local enterprises and provides substantial support to the displaced persons from the ATO zone. The company provides low-income families and the military of Druzhkivka with firewood, which is, in fact, the production waste. Moreover, Dontech Ex employs the internally displaced persons.
Ukraine at CES-2019: startup application process has startedSeptember 14, 2018
CES-2019 applications from Ukrainian startups are accepted by the end of September 2018
What Idea Can Change Your City?September 13, 2018
For the first time in Ukraine, a campaign called “What Idea Can Change Your City?” is being launched by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund and the BigBoard Company as part of the International Mayors Summit.
For the Second Year, Ukrainian Students Participate in Canada Mitacs Globalink Research Internship ProgramSeptember 12, 2018
For the second year in a row, Ukrainian students have a chance to join the international Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program, which has recently announced the start of the application process. It is the first Canadian-Ukrainian program of research internships for the Ukrainian students with great scientific potential. In Ukraine, the Program is supported by joint efforts of the Government of Canada, the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, the Canadian non-profit organization Mitacs, and the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko.