Project profile — Enhanced Education for Resilience of Tibetan Youth


Alinea International Ltd (CA-CRA_ACR-0010008163)
2019-02-14 - 2025-06-30
Global Affairs Canada
OGM Indo-Pacific

Country / region 

• Nepal (25.00%)
• India (75.00%)


• Education policy and administrative management:
Education policy and administrative management (11110) (15.00%)
Education facilities and training (11120) (15.00%)
Teacher training (11130) (25.00%)
• Primary education:
Primary education (11220) (15.00%)
Basic life skills for youth (11231) (15.00%)
• Secondary Education: Secondary education (11320) (15.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (significant objective)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (principal objective)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to improve the educational attainment levels of Tibetan youth living in Nepal and India to help them access post-secondary education and improve gainful employment opportunities. Project activities include: (1) technical training, mentoring and pilot programs as well as small grants and scholarships targeting girls; and (2) to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic through a mixture of technical support, coaching, provision of supplies and improved internet connection. Beneficiaries consist of 64 schools with a student enrollment of 15,155 students (7,800 boys and 7,355 girls). For the additional activities to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the total reach will be 15,556 students, teachers, counsellors and parents.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) an improved home and school environment, including through parental participation and other support for girls’ and boys’ academic pursuits; (2) increased adoption of effective gender-responsive teaching practices at target schools; and (3) improved school planning and management practices.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of April 2021 include: (1) trained 474 parents on positive parenting; (2) supported the enrollment of 217 students in new entrepreneurship programs and clubs; (3) trained 58 school leaders on leadership and school development planning; and (4) facilitated 4,405 students in accessing new career guidance and psychosocial counselling services.

Budget and spending 

Original budget $228,402
Planned disbursement $1,594,045
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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