The activity “Training to develop project proposals” is within the framework of activities under the project “Youth address gender stereotypes and promote gender equality in Vietnam”. To prepare for the provider of small grants for youth initiatives in five partner universities in three cities including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang: Hanoi University, Danang University, Vietnam Women’s Academy, Academy of Journalism and Communication, University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City, CISDOMA and OXFAM conducted training sessions to capacity building for students. Participating in the training course were 212 students and lecturers from five schools. The five training sessions were held from November 2021 to January 2022. It focused on providing students with knowledge about building project proposals and fundraising. 

 Training at the Danang University 

Participating in the quality assessment of the training sessions were 125 students of five universities, of which 84.8% were female students and 15.2% were male students. 

Regarding the quality of lectures, materials, and knowledge gained during the training period, 60% of students said that most of their questions were answered and their expectations were met. The remaining (20%) of students said that the answers in Mr. Ninh’s training session had solved all their problems. 


Training at the Danang University 

51% of the students do the feedback said that they had basic knowledge about “Project Management Cycle & Project Proposal Development” before, but through the training, they have gained more specific and broader knowledge. 100% of students believe that they will be able to apply this knowledge in the future in general and in the “Youth Initiative” in particular. 

Training at University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City 

Moreover, the students also highly appreciated the professional knowledge of the instructor. 61.60% rated it with a maximum rating (5/5). The teaching methods and the trainer’s attitude has also been rated 5 out of 5 by 70.4% of students.