MahilaPremierLeague resumes after Dashain break

Barca Nepal Vs MUFC Nepal Girls


The second season of Mahila Premier League (MPLII) started on September 15th at Grassroots Recreational Center in Mandikatar. MPL is Nepal's first women's futsal league; funded by the European Union in Nepal, organized by The WE United Project, and supported by many local businesses. The League is a fully women-run initiative: played by women, organized by women and refereed by women. Over the course of eight weeks, eight teams will compete for the title of Kathmandu's best women's futsal team in order to promote a culture of competition, camaraderie, and collaboration in Nepali women's futsal. League games will be played on Saturdays until November 3rd.

After Dashain break, MPLII resumed with much enthusiasm and energy. A total number of 34 goals were scored during the seventh week, bringing the total number of goals scored to 295! Pasang College maintained its position on the top of the table after defeating Mighty Mahilas this week 7-1. Despite their loss against Pasang College, the Mighty Mahilas showed astonishing defense skills and sportswomanship. Pasang College and Futsal Arena lead the League Table with 18 points each; however, Futsal Arena is slightly behind due to a goal difference of only 18.  Sunkala Rai was able to successfully maintain her position this week as a top goal scorer in the Mahila Premier League with a total of 31 goals.  

Sunkal Rai of Pasang College 

In the 7th week, MUFC Nepal Girls made a comeback with their first win in the League against Barca Nepal, 5-1. “It was our first win for MPLII and I am proud of my team for supporting each other and for all the encouragement,” said Sumita Karki of MUFC Nepal Girls. The game between MUFC Nepal Girls and Barca Nepal was extremely engaging, and it was evident that both teams have improved over the course of MPLII. FC S YES is in fourth place with 11 points after their win against NMB Bank this week, 15-0. Kumari Futsal battled Futsal Arena in one of the tougher games of the League this week, with Futsal Arena ultimately winning 4-2.  

“We have lost and also won games throughout MPLII; however, what matters the most is to continue playing and learning,” said Kansu Tamang from FC S YES after her team’s victory. 

With only one more week of play to go, the teams are more excited than ever.  Next week Pasang College and Futsal Arena will be going head to head in one of the most anticipated games of the season; it will be a battle for the championship! Mighty Mahilas and FC S YES will also be going head to head in a game that will determine the fourth and fifth place teams. Great prizes from The WE United Project’s local business sponsors will be provided to first, second, and third place teams at the Award Ceremony following the last of the league games on November 3rd.  



Nistha Thapa Shrestha is the Project Coordinator for Mahila Premier League. 


Prashansha KC was felicitated Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2018


Prashansha KC was felicitated Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2018 on 1st of September, 2018 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu. The award was handed by Honorable Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security- Mr. Gokarna Bista and all the jury members. Prashansha is an enthusiastic Youtuber, film maker, social activist and poetess. On September of 2017, she, on behalf of World Experience Foundation, initiated a project to spread awareness about kidnap marriage and child marriage. She created a document art about this campaign with purpose to educate, aware and encourage the viewers to make changes in their society. Further, she is planning and designing a project called ‘A Word A Step Ahead’.
This year’s competition had received over 532 applications, from fascinating teenagers demonstrating the diverse potential of this often under looked age-group of people. The applicants had demonstrated their skills and expertise, and made an impact in their society, from areas like social work to journalism, from mobile app development and computer programming, to robotics, and from entrepreneurship to community development among others. Prashansha was selected from among top 6 finalists in the competition viz. Bikalpa Dhungana (19 years, Inventor, Tanahu), Deepshikha Ghimire (18 years, Writer, Makwanpur), Prashansha KC (17 years, Social Activist, Rukum), Saugat Tiwari (19 years, Entrepreneur, Chitwan), Sudarshan Subedi (19 years, Ecopreneur, Okhaldhunga), and Swornim Shrestha (17 years, Social Entrepreneur, Sindhupalchowk). Glocal Teen Hero is the only national platform in Nepal to recognize and honor the outstanding teenagers. It is a platform for Nepali teenagers to share their initiation, creativity, and enthusiasm which will then motivate them and more of the other teenagers in the nation to develop an entrepreneurial thinking. This is the fourth edition of the first ever program designed in the country to recognize dedicated, passionate, and innovative teenagers so as to encourage their initiatives. Bipana Sharma, a 17-year old child rights activist from Sunwal, Nawalparasi, and Santosh Lamichhane, young robot inventor were felicitated with the First and Second Glocal Teen Hero awards in the years 2015 and 2016 respectively. Similarly, Sachin Dangi, 18, Social Activist was felicitated Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero in 2017. Started from inside the Kathmandu valley only in the year of inception, the competition this year had reached out to teenagers nationwide and conducted interactive sessions in various schools, colleges and communities. This year, the total reach to teenagers was 50,000+ after conducting activation and information session in different schools and colleges of Nation. To make the program a grand success, this year, Glocal has partnered with Wai Wai as a title sponsor. It is promoted by SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Nepal Tourism Board. European Union and UNDP are the Strategic Partner, Soaltee Crowne Plaza is the initiative partner. Likely, Coca-Cola, VOITH, Panchakanya and Honda as Partners, Turkish Airlines and Yeti Airlines as Airlines Partner. In addition, Prisma Advertising as Creative Partner and Sparrow SMS is the SMS Partner. The initiative is supported by Tara Air, Landmark education, Worldlink, IMS Group, IME, AYON, YUWA, Restless Development, Facts Nepal, SmartDoko, View Your Choice, YesClub Nepal & Khubiliti. Partnership with various such organizations working on youth-segment helped the program reach every nook and corners of the country, and ensured no teenagers having talents and potential were left-out from the competition. The respected 7-member jury panel had shortlisted the 6 amazing teens (ages 13-19) for their achievements, initiations or contributions in any other field outside of their respective school’s or college’s curriculum. The jury panel this year comprises of Mr. Ambuj Singh, Country Manager, Coca-Cola Nepal, Ms. Alina Prajapati, General Manager, Glocal Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Renaud Meyer, UNDP Country Director to Nepal, Ranjit Acharya, CEO of Prisma Advertising, Mr. Suraj Vaidya, President of Vaidya’s Organization of Industries, Mrs. Srijana Shakya Jyoti, Chief Branding Officer, Jyoti Group and Mr. Upaul Majumdar, General Manager of Soaltee Crowne Plaza The selection was based on their resume, the evidence and an essay on their accomplishment. These six teens also went through a six-days-long capacity building workshop, trainings, corporate visits and recreation. After SMS voting round, the finalists were then individually interviewed on the basis of attitude, vision and aptitude by the panel of judges and Prashansha KC was declared as the Fantastic Teen for the year 2018. The action-packed award ceremony held at Soaltee Crowne Plaza today was attended by 250+ personalities of Nepal from different walks of life, such as diplomats, politicians, film stars, entrepreneurs, educators, youth leaders and many more. Second edition of Wai Wai presents Glocal International Teen Conference 2018 held Similarly, Glocal also organized the second edition of Wai Wai Presents Glocal International Teen Conference on September 1, 2018. Wai Wai Glocal International Teen Conference (GITC) is an international conference for teenagers in Nepal and abroad. GITC is an opportunity for teenagers to authentically address issues that are important to them without having to overcome generational barriers. The conference showcased the ideas, experience, and stories of the teenagers from different countries like India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Jamaica, Ghana, Vietnam, Bangladesh etc. through series of panel discussions and presentations. The panel majors on Entrepreneurship, Empowerment and Socio-Perspective. The main objective of this conference was to be the platform of the Global Teenagers’ Meet and set an example of teenagers who have worked in countries with more difficulties and spreading a positivity that things are possible with efforts. It is a platform for knowledge and experience where teenagers can learn about leadership, empowerment and social impact through a participatory and interactive environment with their peers from all over the globe.

Vote for Top 6 Finalist of Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2018

Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2018 top 6 finalist has been announced today. Bikalpa Dhungana (19 years, Inventor, Tanahu), Deepshikha Ghimire (18 years, Writer, Makwanpur), Prashansha KC (17 years, Social Activist, Rukum), Saugat Tiwari (19 years, Entrepreneur, Chitwan), Sudarshan Subedi (19 years, Ecopreneur, Okhaldhunga), and Swornim Shrestha (17 years, Social Entrepreneur, Sindhupalchowk), have been selected among top 6 candidates for the competition, the only national platform in Nepal to recognize and honor the outstanding teenagers.
This year’s competition received over 532 applications, from fascinating teenagers demonstrating the diverse potential of this often under looked age-group of people. The applicants had demonstrated their skills and expertise, and made an impact in their society, from areas like social work to journalism, from mobile app development and computer programming, to robotics, and from entrepreneurship to community development among others.
Glocal Teen Hero is a platform for Nepali teenagers to share their initiation, creativity, and enthusiasm which will then motivate them and more of the other teenagers in the nation to develop an entrepreneurial thinking.
To vote for the candidates, text the voting code of your favorite finalist to 33001. The voting codes for the finalists are:
  1. Bikalpa Dhungana- GTH<SPACE>BD
  2. Deepshikha Ghimire- GTH<SPACE>DG
  3. Prasansha KC – GTH<SPACE>PK
  4. Saugat Tiwari – GTH<SPACE>ST
  5. Sudarshan Subedi – GTH<SPACE>SDS
  6. Swornim Shrestha – GTH<SPACE>SS
The respected 7-member jury panel had shortlisted these 6 amazing teens (ages 13-19) for their achievements, initiations or contributions in any other field outside of their respective school’s or college’s curriculum. The jury panel this year comprises of Mr. Renaud Meyer, UNDP Country Director to Nepal, Mr. Suraj Vaidya, President of Vaidya’s Organization of Industries, Mr. Upaul Majumdar, General Manager of Soaltee Crowne Plaza, and Ranjit Acharya, CEO of Prisma Advertising, Mrs. Srijana Shakya Jyoti, Chief Branding Officer, Jyoti Group, Mr. Ambuj Singh, Country Manager, Coca-Cola Nepal and Ms. Alina Prajapati, General Manager, Glocal Pvt. Ltd.
The selection was based on their applications, resume, the evidence and an essay on their accomplishment. They were evaluated on their innovation, achievement and impact of their works.
These six teens will now go through a six-days-long capacity building workshop before the main award day.
The finalists would be individually interviewed by the panel of judges on September 1 and SMS voting round has opened that will also contribute to select THE FANTASTIC TEEN for the year 2018.
Award ceremony of the Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero will be held on 1st of September in the presence of 250+ personalities of Nepal from different walks of life, such as diplomats, politicians, film stars, entrepreneurs, youth leaders and many more at Soaltee Crowne Plaza.

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