Youth For Blood has won ‘The 3rd eNGO Challenge South Asia Award 2014’ in the category of ‘Best Practices of Social Media’. Public Interest Registry (PIR) and Digital Empowerment Foundation, India (DEF) jointly in co-ordination with other organizations have been organizing this award since 2011 to promote and encourage best ICT practices by NGOs for community development. The event was held on 5th November, 2014 at India Habitat Center, New Delhi. More than 400 NGO’s from different background from South Asia participated in the event.
Youth For Blood was the only Nepali organization to be among the finalist and to win. Saroj Karki, Founder and Past-President of YFB and Ankit Das, Volunteer Co-coordinator of YFB (Biratnagar) represented YFB in the award ceremony and received the award. Along with the award, a lump sum cheque of INR. 50,000; a mini IPAD and certificates was presented. “It was a tough task to represent YFB at such a grand level. Besides the achievement, I got lot to experience. Congratulations to all and thank you YFB for this opportunity” said Ankit Das. Similarly, Saroj Karki added “It is a big achievement and a milestone for everyone who is or has been a part of YFB. This award had motivated and encouraged us to work with more determination. Thank you everyone!”