March 31, 2020
With endorsement from the Inclusive Business/Impact Investment Steering Group, the DaNa Facility, in partnership with BoP Inc, organised an Inclusive Business Online Bootcamp. The objective is to help develop the capacity of key public and private institutions, and selected private sector businesses. The program comprises three online modules followed by two peer-to-peer workshops. The Inclusive Business online programme ran from 20 January through the end of February and a total of 78 people actively participated.
Following the inclusive business online boot camp, DaNa Facility, in collaboration with BoP Inc, organized a customized Inclusive Business (IB) workshops for DaNa grantees and private sector companies using aspiring IB models. The aim of the workshop was to enhance knowledge on strengthening IB models and to facilitate in-depth discussions among potential partners on developing collaborative IB models. A total of 34 participants from 14 companies joined the workshop, shared their IB models, discussed their plans to scale-up impact, and opportunities for collaboration. The event was complemented by an additional workshop on 10 March, designed specifically for key players from the public sector, to identify and lay out the policy and regulatory support needed for further developing the IB ecosystem in Myanmar. A total of 41 participants from directorate of investment and company administration (DICA), Directorate of Industrial Supervision and Inspection (DISI) and Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association (MYEA) joined the workshop.