Application opens for Glocal Teen Hero

KATHMANDU: If you are a teenager and wish to share your initiation, creativity and enthusiasm, then get ready to take part in the ‘Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero’.

The application for Glocal Teen Hero opens on May 15.

An initiation by Glocal Khabar (a concern of Glocal Pvt Ltd), it aims to bring out teenagers who are doing something from the shadows, and create a ripple effect of motivation, and impart a message that a lot can be done by anyone, states a press release issued by Glocal Pvt Ltd.

This is the second year of the programme designed “to recognise dedicated, passionate and innovative teenagers so as to encourage their initiatives in Nepal” the press statement further mentions.

Bipana Sharma, a 17-year-old child rights activist, was the first Glocal Teen Hero 2015.

This year, the event organisers aim to reach six destinations — Pokhara, Chitwan, Bhairahawa, Biratnagar, Birgunj and Janakpur — apart from Kathmandu Valley to “bring out teenagers from different parts of the nation”.

Glocal has partnered with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Wai Wai, BP Koirala India Nepal Foundation , UNDP, Panchakanya Group, Coca-Cola, Hotel Soaltee, F1 Soft, Honda, Facts Research and Analytics for the event, the press release adds.  The application deadline for Glocal Teen Hero 2016 is July 1. The application can be filled online on