10 individuals, 3 volunteer organizations awarded social action project grants
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre (BYLC) on Friday launched "BYLC Volunteer Awards: Pandemic Heroes 2021".
The winners were selected from over 800 individual and over 70 organisation submissions across 64 districts.
The awards aimed to recognize the contributions of individuals and organizations working for social issues within their communities during the pandemic.
Through this award, BYLC wants to promote partnerships between youth changemakers, community members, and other stakeholders to contribute to the government's vision of achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Winners were shortlisted based on their contribution, impact, reach, and engagement in the categories of individual and organisation submissions.
Ten winners of the individual volunteer category received a social action project grant of Tk10,000; the top three volunteer organisations received grants of Tk25,000, Tk20,000, and Tk15,000.