An Innovative Social Transformation Program By

Transforming Malaysian Indians towards an inclusive and resilient community

The journey for a better tomorrow starts now and here with you!

You are invited to apply to the 3-day Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp hosted across 3 different locations namely Penang, Ipoh and KL! This program will bring together the Malaysian Indian community to discuss and contribute with entrepreneurial solutions to current challenges faced by communities.

If you are here, it means that you are passionate about improving the life of your community and solving the challenges it faces. We are happy to connect you with like-minded people to help you realize your changemaking potential.

Let’s get started!

To enable participants to kick-start their projects, selected teams of participants will receive the opportunity to implement their solutions via a matching grant program.

A 3-month mentorship will be provided by the project team and partnering impact organizations. NGOs and social enterprises will be introduced during the program, with the aim of providing a platform for participants to collaborate and solve a problem together with local heroes who have been in the industries.

Participants will be able to gain additional knowledge and different perspectives from these organizations.


Program Eligibility

  • Malaysian Indian between the age of 18 and 35 at the time of application;
  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and potential in their university, place of work, and/or community;
  • Individuals from underserved communities, including people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply;
  • Be mature, responsible, independent, confident, open-minded, tolerant, thoughtful, and inquisitive;
  • Demonstrate commitment to or interest in community service, volunteerism, or mentorship;
  • Preference will be given to candidates from B40 communities.

Project Timeline

Registration Begins

  • Nationwide

October 1, 2019

Registration Closes

  • Nationwide (until 11.59 p.m.)

October 16, 2019

Startup Bootcamp

  • Simultaneous bootcamps across 3 cities. (8a.m. - 5p.m.)

October 19-20, 2019

Grant Application Period

  • 21st October - 10th November 2019

October 21 - Novermber 10, 2019

Final Pitch Session

  • Kuala Lumpur | 16th November 2019
  • Ipoh | 17th November 2019 
  • Georgetown |18th November 2019 

November 16-18, 2019

Mentorship Phase

  • Time to start planning and writing.

December 1, 2019 - February 28, 2020

Project Finale

  • Project finale at Me.reka, Publika Shopping Gallery, KL

March 15, 2020
Malaysian Indian Youth Accelerator | Bootcamp Application
Accelerator Programmes (Bootcamp) will be held concurrently in all locations from the 19th-20th October.
You have to be a Malaysian citizen to be participate in this program.
The program is designed to help ex-offenders from the Indian Community. Priority will be given to candidates who are ex-offenders and identify as part of the B40 group.
Please note that scholarly qualifications are not necessary in obtaining the grant. Hard working and passionate individuals will be prioritized.
The bootcamp will take place over a 2 day window on the 19-20th of October. Please ensure you are able to attend on both days not to deny deserving candidites the oppurtunity to participate.
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Program ini hanya untuk Warganegara Malaysia sahaja.
Program ini dikendalikan oleh Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit (MITRA) untuk membina keupayaan dan meningkatkan keusahawanan sosial di kalangan masyarakat indian.
Program reka bentuk yang wujud mandat pengambilan bekas banduan dari masyarakat India. Keutamaan akan diberikan kepada calon yang mempunyai rekod kesalahan sebelum dan mengenal pasti sebagai sebahagian daripada kumpulan B40 ini.
Sila berkongsi dengan kami jika anda telah menjalani apa-apa kursus profesional dan latihan.
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