“Sanarip Insan” supported two more startups with a total fund of 600,000 soms

On November 10, 2023, the final of the startup project competition ‘Sanarip Insan’ took place at the Innovation Center with a total prize fund of 27,500 euros or 2.6 million soms.

The startup project competition ‘Sanarip Insan’ was held on the theme: ‘Expanding the opportunities for youth, especially young women, in using advanced digital knowledge and skills to create business projects with insufficient capital,’ aimed at developing and supporting sustainable business models that impact, among other things, the socio-economic life of the population in small towns, rural areas, and among farmers.

Kyrgyz citizens aged 18-35 could submit their ideas in four directions:
IT solutions;

After defending their startup projects by all participants, the jury members identified the best 8 startup ideas and awarded the winners with certificates for financial support, as well as commemorative gifts.

On December 27, after reconsidering the applications, the remaining 600,000 soms in the prize fund were decided to be awarded to the following teams:

Nurkyz Karypova ‘Techno Girls’ – 260,000 soms
Kadyrova Takhmina ‘Oygonuu’ – 240,000 soms
Adatova Aruuke ‘Kyrgyz Boek’ + 100,000 soms (total 250,000 soms)

“Sanarip Insan” aims to improve digital literacy among young people, women, migrants and people living in remote regions of the country. In particular, it suggests the use of digital platforms, learning the functions of social networks, digital financial applications, the use of information technology in online commerce and entrepreneurship, and ways of sustainable development through green economy. The project is implemented by the European Neighbourhood Council and the Internet Society Kyrgyz Chapter, with the support of the European Union.