Call for Proposals | Batwa Livelihood Innovation Challenge (BLIC) Award

Mbarara University of Science and Technology of Uganda, through an award from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as administered by Long-term Assistance and SErvices for Research (LASER) Partners for University-Led Solutions Engine (PULSE), is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the Batwa Livelihood Innovation Challenge (BLIC) award, competitive grants ranging between $10,000-$35,000 USD.  Applicants must demonstrate experience in working with and for the Batwa in development initiatives and provide strategy to engage, partner, and work with the District Local Governments that host the Batwa. 

To apply, download the BLIC RFA document here.

Application deadline is September 20, 2021 at 5pm EAT.  

Contact Information: For programmatic questions, please email Dr. Viola Nilah Nyakato at or send an email to