Loden Entrepreneurship Training

    April 14th, 2017

    The Loden Foundation, a registered civil society organization will be conducting two-day entrepreneurship crash course on 27 and 28 April 2017 in Tashigang. The program is aimed at orienting young Bhutanese men and women on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship which will be followed by a competition for a startup... readmore

    Result of the Loden-DHI Fund 2017

    April 10th, 2017

    Loden Foundation is pleased to announce the result of the Loden-DHI fund for the year 2017. The result is as follows: Sl.no Name Business Location 1 Dhan Kumar Shyangden Eco Waste Solution Bajo, Punkha and Wangdi 2 Jangchubla Jangchubla Tshoglham Production Thimphu 3 Kelzang Choden Natural Dying of Silk... readmore

    LODEN SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

    April 3rd, 2017

    The Loden Foundation is pleased to announce scholarships to pursue university degree with the aim of helping of deserving candidates from economically disadvantaged background. The scholarships will cover full or partial costs both within and outside the country. Preference will be given to those pursuing degrees, which can fill... readmore

    Shortlisted Candidates for Loden-DHI Fund, 2017

    March 29th, 2017

    We are pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the 3rd round of Loden-DHI Fund, 2017. The final round of selection will be held in the Loden office on 3,4 & 5th April 2017. A separate interviewschedule will be sent to the candidates individually. Sl.no Name Business Name Location... readmore

    EXTENSION OF THE DEADLINE FOR THE BUSINESS PROPOSAL

    March 1st, 2017

    Loden Foundation is pleased to announce that the deadline for the submission of the business proposal for the Loden-DHI fund has been extended till the 15th of March, 2017. The interested applicants must submit: 1.A business plan (not exceeding 15 pages) 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Personal statement of explaining... readmore

    Tender Announcement

    January 25th, 2017

    Loden Foundation is pleased to invite sealed bids from the eligible national firms for the supply of stationary, materials and equipment for the Loden Early Learning Centres. The list of materials and the bidding documents can be downloaded form www.loden.org or obtained by writing to info@loden.org or from Loden... readmore

    INVITING EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

    January 25th, 2017

    Loden invites expression of interest from the interested individuals who have business background & experience and who would have time to provide voluntary mentoring service to the budding entrepreneurs. This is an excellent platform to give back to the society by engaging with the most energetic and forward-looking entrepreneurs... readmore

    Loden-DHI Fund

    January 7th, 2017

    Loden Foundation is pleased to announce the call for business proposals from aspiring Bhutanese entrepreneurs for the third round of Loden-DHI Fund. The Loden-DHI fund is a separate funding window created jointly under Loden and DHI and it aims to support young Bhutanese men and women in entrepreneurial business ventures.... readmore

    Result For The Loden Interest Free Business Loan, 2016

    November 16th, 2016

    We are pleased to announce the result for the interest-free businesses loan under the Loden Entrepreneurship Programme, 2016.   Sl.no Name Business        Location 1 Bishnu Prasad Sharma Dumba         Thimphu 2 Changlo Asparagus Seedling Production         Paro 3 Chimi Lhamo Mountain Mist         Thimphu 4 Dawa Zangmo Beauty Saloon... readmore

    Loden Bi-Annual News Letter 2016

    October 21st, 2016

    The Bi-Annual News Letter for Loden for the year 2016 has been launched. You can download the News Letter by clicking here or visiting the Reports section under About Us tab on the website. You can also sign up for our newsletter and get the latest content in your inbox... readmore

    Shortlisted Candidates for the Loden Interest Free Business Loan, 2016

    October 10th, 2016

    We are pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the interest-free businesses loan under the Loden Entrepreneurship Programme, 2016. The final round of selection will be held in the Loden office on the 10, 11 and 12 of November 2016. A separate interview schedule will be emailed to the... readmore

    Keeping up with the rest of the world; sign up for the Global Entrepreneurship Week

    October 6th, 2016

    The Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship. It is a festival of innovation and enterprise. Loden Foundation has been successfully observing the GEW since 2012 and similarly this year it will join the global community in observing the GEW with the support from various... readmore

    Final result for the Loden Scholarship 2016

    July 13th, 2016

    We are pleased to announce the selected candidates for the Loden Scholarship 2016 Sl.no  Name CID No. Result 1. Chencho Dorji 10204000599 Selected 2. Diwash Chhetri Selected 3. Endup Lepcha 20211001242 Selected 4. Kuenzang Norbu 10101004162 Selected 5. Phub Zam 10204002704 Selected readmore

    Re-Announcement of Loden Scholarship

    June 1st, 2016

    The Loden Foundation is pleased to re-announce scholarships to pursue university degree with the aim of helping of deserving candidates from economically disadvantaged background. The scholarships will cover full or partial costs both within and outside the country. Preference will be given to those pursuing degrees, which can fill employment gaps in Bhutan.... readmore

    Call for Proposals for Loden Entrepreneurship Programme

    May 13th, 2016

    The Loden Foundation is pleased to call for business proposals from the aspiring Bhutanese entrepreneurs for interest free capital seed money ranging from Nu 0.1 million to Nu. 1.5 million.We have a policy to support only businesses which are ethical and culturally & ecologically conducive for Bhutan. Businesses which... readmore

    Loden Scholarship

    May 6th, 2016

    The Loden Foundation is pleased to announce scholarships to pursue university degree with the aim of helping of deserving candidates from economically disadvantaged background. The scholarships will cover full or partial costs both within and outside the country. Preference will be given to those pursuing degrees, which can fill... readmore

    Selected projects for the second round of Loden-DHI Fund, 2016

    April 10th, 2016

    The Management Council of Loden is pleased to announce the selected projects for the second Round of Loden-DHI Fund, 2016 Sl. No. Name Gender Nature of Business Location 1 Anil Chhetri Male Frozen Deserts & Juice Phuntsholing 2 Damber Singh Rai Male Institute of Martial Arts Thimphu 3 Damchey... readmore

    Loden Entrepreneurship Crash Course

    April 8th, 2016

    The Loden Foundation, a registered civil society organization will be conducting two-day entrepreneurship crash course for the first time in Sumdrup Jonagkhar on 23 and 24 April 2016 in Sumdrup Jongkhar Primary School. The program is aimed at orienting young Bhutanese men and women on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship... readmore

    Result of the Third Round of Selection

    February 18th, 2016

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    Result of the Second Round of Selection

    February 15th, 2016

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    Loden-DHI Fund

    February 4th, 2016

    The Loden Foundation is pleased to call for business proposals from the aspiring Bhutanese entrepreneurs for the second round of Loden-DHI Fund. The project aims to support young Bhutanese men and women in entrepreneurial business ventures. Loden-DHI Fund was launched in September 2015 to help young people realize their... readmore

    Result of the First Round of selection

    February 4th, 2016

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    Vacancy Announcement

    January 8th, 2016

    The Loden Foundation, a Civil Society Organization regulated under the Civil Society Organizations Act, 2007 of the Kingdom of Bhutan is pleased to announce a vacancy for the following position;  Job title:                     Resource and Communications Officer Employment type:     Full-time / part time staff Remuneration:           Commensurate to expertise with... readmore

    Mentoring Orientation

    December 4th, 2015

    In continuation to the mentoring trainings organized in the past, the Loden Foundation and Entrepreneurship Division, Department of Employment, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources will be jointly organizing one-day mentoring orientation on the 21 December 2015. The programme aims at orienting mentors and mentees (entrepreneurs) on the basic... readmore

    Result for Loden-DHI Fund and Loden Capital Fund competition, 2015

    November 24th, 2015

    LEP New Projects, 2015 Sl. No Name Gender Nature of Business Business location 1 Arpan Lepcha M Housing bt. (Online business) Thimphu 2 Ashok Sunwar M Avocado Fruit Sapling Production Tsirang 3 Chencho Tshering M Potato Chips Manufacturing Babesa, Thimphu 4 Dawa Tshering M Sculpture and Ornamental Art Lingmithang,Mongar... readmore

    Shortlisted candidates for final interview 2015

    November 4th, 2015

    Shortlisted candidates for the final Interview 2015 Sl. No Name Business location CID Interview time 17/11/2015 (1st Day) 1 Lobzang Dorji Thimphu NA 9.00 2 Namgay Septokha,Lobesa,punakha 11401001050 9.30 3 Tshering Gyeltshen Babesa, Thimphu NA 10.00 4 Kalyan Mahat Salami Village(tsirang) 11803000277 10.30 5 Sonam Zangmo Thimphu 11606000427 11.30... readmore

    Global Entrepreneurship Week

    October 26th, 2015

    The Loden Foundation, MoLHR & BITC, will jointly organize the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 from 16th to 21st November to help Bhutan join the global community to celebrate the week of entrepreneurship. The event, this year, will bring together thinkers, policy makers, NGOs and entrepreneurs thereby spread the awareness of entrepreneurship, train... readmore

    Call for business proposals for Loden-DHI Fund

    September 4th, 2015

    To commemorate the most auspicious 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, The Loden Foundation are pleased to call for business proposals from aspiring Bhutanese entrepreneurs. This is a separate funding window created jointly under Loden and DHI Fund for next three years. The project aims... readmore

    Call for Business Proposals for Loden Entrepreneurship Programme

    May 29th, 2015

    The Loden Entrepreneurship Programme is a business education project of the Loden Foundation which aims to train and support young Bhutanese men and women in entrepreneurial business ventures. It was launched in 2008 to help young people realize their dreams by providing them training, moral and technical support and... readmore

    Loden Entrepreneurship Training

    March 20th, 2015

    The Loden Foundation, a registered civil society organization will be conducting two-day entrepreneurship training for the first time in Bumthang on 4th and 5th April 2015. The program is aimed at orienting young Bhutanese men and women on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship which will be followed by a capital... readmore

    MADE IN BHUTAN IN WASHINGTON DC

    March 17th, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that the Loden Foundation will be screening Made in Bhutan, a 32 minutes documentary film in Washington DC. The film features the recent emergence of entrepreneurial culture in Bhutan. Hirondelle Chatelard, the film Director and Gerard Tardy, the Director for Loden entrepreneurship program will... readmore

    Final Results for the post of Program Officer

    March 6th, 2015

    Please find below the result of the selection interview readmore

    Loden Scholarship

    March 5th, 2015

    To celebrate the joyous occasion of 60th birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuk, the Loden Foundation is pleased to announce the scholarship opportunity to pursue university degree. It is aimed at providing equal opportunity for candidates from economically disadvantaged family. The scholarship will... readmore

    Shortlisted Candidates

    February 27th, 2015

    Please find the shortlisted candidate results for the preliminary selection for the post of Programme Officer here. readmore

    Annual Newsletter 2015

    February 24th, 2015

    The Annual Loden Newsletter isnow available and it has been posted on our website under the reports section but you can also  download the Annual News Letter 2015 by clicking here. readmore

    Vacancy Announcement for Programme Officer

    February 6th, 2015

    You can download the necessary information (Terms of Reference) for the Vacancy Announcement by clicking here. readmore

    Programme Agengda GEW 2014

    November 16th, 2014

    Please download the programme agenda for the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 on the link below; Programme List for GEW 2014 readmore

    Shortlisted Candidates for the Final Round on Interview

    October 29th, 2014

    Please find here the shortlisted candidates for the final round of interview. readmore

    Training on ‘Effective and Engaging Communication’

    October 22nd, 2014

    Want to give high quality business presentations? Want to create PowerPoint slides that engage your audience? Want to create effective communication messages? Want to improve your organization’s online visibility? Join the 2-day interactive training session on ‘Effective and Engaging Communication’ with the world-class trainer Zoltan Valcsicsak, brought to you... readmore

    Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

    October 22nd, 2014

    The Loden foundation in partnership with DHI, BOiC, BCCI, BITC and MoLHR will be organizing the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 from 17th to 23rd November to help Bhutan join the global community to celebrate the week of entrepreneurship. The event, this year, will bring together thinkers, policy makers, NGOs and entrepreneurs... readmore

    Made in Bhutan in Lyon, France

    October 15th, 2014

    It is with pleasure we bring to your kind notice that A ‘Made in Bhutan’, documentary by Hirondelle Chartlard, portraying the emergence of entrepreneurship in Bhutan will be screened for the second time in France. This time, a special screening is arranged in Lyon, France. Screening will be followed... readmore

    A Guideline for business planning

    June 5th, 2014

    This guideline document is prepared to assist aspiring entrepreneurs (beginners) to prepare an appropriate business plan by referring to this skeleton guideline but without necessarily having to follow it “to the letter” as business plans generally vary depending on the type and size of the business. This document attempts... readmore

    Result of the Loden Need-based Scholarship  (2014)

    June 4th, 2014

     Sl. No. Name Evaluator I Evaluator II Evaluator III  Evaluator IV Total Remarks 1 Tshejay Lhamo  17.00  15.50  15.00  19.00  66.50 Selected 2 Kinzang Tshering  16.50  16.00  15.00  18.00  65.50 Selected 3 Kuenzang Choden Dorji  15.50  16.50  15.50  18.00  65.50 Selected 4 Prakash Mongar  16.50  15.50  15.00  18.00  65.00... readmore

    Result of the Loden Need-based Scholarship, 2014

    June 3rd, 2014

    Sl.No. Name Evaluator I Evaluator II Evaluator III  Evaluator IV Total Remarks 1 Tshejay Lhamo  17.00  15.50  15.00  19.00  66.50 Selected 2 Kinzang Tshering  16.50  16.00  15.00  18.00  65.50 Selected 3 Kuenzang Choden Dorji  15.50  16.50  15.50  18.00  65.50 Selected 4 Prakash Mongar  16.50  15.50  15.00  18.00  65.00 Standby... readmore

    Shortlisted applicants for Loden Need-based Scholarship, 2014

    May 27th, 2014

    Sl. No. Name Subject Studied 1 Jamyang Yeshey Choden Science 2 Jigme Tenzin ILCS 3 Karma Science 4 Kinzang Tshering Arts 5 Kuenzang Choden Dorji Science 6 Kunzang Tashi Choden Science 7 Nima Wangchuk Arts 8 Passang Dorji Arts 9 Prakash Mongar Science 10 Samdrup Dorji Science 11 Sonam... readmore

    Submit your business plan for collateral and interest free capital fund

    May 25th, 2014

    The Loden foundation has been providing collateral and interest free capital fund annually since 2008 to aspiring entrepreneurs who have innovative business ideas. Bhutanese entrepreneurs within the age bracket of 20 to 40 years may submit business proposals with effect from 1st June to 31st August 2014 to compete... readmore

    Invitation

    April 25th, 2014

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    Loden Scholarship for Higher Education

    April 23rd, 2014

    As a part of scholarship scheme, the Loden foundation will offer three need-based scholarships to deserving candidates who wish to pursue their first university degree. The scholarship will cover full or partial costs (approximately Nu. 150,000 per person per annum). It is open to all subjects but candidates must... readmore

    CHANGE IN DATE for the 12th Training on Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

    April 11th, 2014

    This is to inform all the registered and interested participants for the 12th Loden Entrepreneurship Training in Mongar that the date for the training has been changed to 19th – 20th April ‘14 (Weekend) instead of 21-22nd April ‘14. You are requested to kindly note the changes in date. For further clarification and registration, please contact Mr Chencho Nidup, Business... readmore

    12th Training on Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

    April 2nd, 2014

    Loden foundation will be conducting its 12th Training on Entrepreneurship from 21st to 22nd April 2014 in Mongar. This FREE Training Programme aims to educate young Bhutanese in the basics/fundamentals of entrepreneurship and business. For registration and further details, please contact Mr Chencho Nidup, Business Promotion Section, Regional Trade & Industry, Mongar at 04 641634... readmore

    Result of the final interview

    March 13th, 2014

    Sl. No. CID NUMBER Remarks 1 12004003941 Not Selected 2 10811001760 Selected 3 10311001399 Selected 4 11410005789 Standby 5 20308000110 Not Selected                   readmore

    Shortlisted applicants for the final interview

    February 28th, 2014

    The following applicants are shortlisted based on written test for Viva & Skype interview. Viva & Skype interview for the post announced earlier will be held at Loden Knowledge Centre, Top floor of Dewakhangzang, Building No. 4, Opposite to the General Post Office, Thimphu on Wednesday 5th March 2014.... readmore

    FREE training for Local tourist guides

    February 22nd, 2014

    Loden foundation is organizing a daylong FREE training for the local tourist guides on 23rd of the February at Loden Knowledge Center, Dewa Khangzang Building No. 4, opposite to General Post Office, Thimphu to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the 5th Druk Gyalpo. The training will be... readmore

    Shortlisted applicants for the post of Programme Manager

    February 22nd, 2014

    This is for the information of all concerned that the below-mentioned applicants are shortlisted for the written test. The written test will in be held at Loden Knowledge Centre, Top floor of Dewa Khangzang, Building No. 4, opposite to the General Post Office, Thimphu on Wednesday, 26th of February... readmore

    FREE screening of the documentary film Made in Bhutan

    February 4th, 2014

    A documentary film MADE in BHUTAN, (www.madeinbhutan.org) portraying the emergence of entrepreneurship in Bhutan directed by Hirondelle Chatelard for Loden Foundation (www.loden.org) will be screened for FREE at City Cinema Hall on 8th & 9th of February 2014 (coming Saturday and Sunday) at 4:00 pm. Anyone interested to watch this documentary film may kindly... readmore

    Vacancy for Programme Coordinator

    January 5th, 2014

    Please click here to view the details. readmore

    Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) programme

    November 15th, 2013

    GEW Programme 2013 readmore

    Shortlisted Business Proposals for the Personal Interview

    November 14th, 2013

    Shortlisted Applicant for Personal Interview and the Schedule readmore

    Free Training on Entrepreneurship

    September 28th, 2013

    Loden foundation will be conducting its 10th training on entrepreneurship from 19 to 20 October 2013 in Phuntsholing This free training programme aims to educate young Bhutanese in the basics/fundamentals of entrepreneurship and business. Interested applicants may register with us latest by 5:00 pm on 4th October 2013. For further details, please... readmore

    Free training on Job Interview and Presentation Skill

    September 23rd, 2013

    A free training on ‘Job Interview and Presentation Skill’ on 26 September from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Loden Sheyon Tewa, Dewa Khangzang Building, opposite to Bhutan Post Office, Thimphu by Mr. Zoltan Valcsicsak. Mr. Zoltan Valcsicsak is Hungarian based in Belgium. He is a social entrepreneur, a marketing expert, a trainer and a Bhutan fan who worked with Renault, Levi’s, USAID, Ashoka, Loden Foundation... readmore

    First screening of “Made in Bhutan” in London

    September 21st, 2013

    “Made in Bhutan”, the short documentary film by Hirondelle Chatelard had it’s first screening in London at Asia House on September 11th.               The screening was a success with a full house and many questions asked during the panel discussion which followed the... readmore

    Avant-Premiere screening of the documentary “Made in Bhutan” by Hirondelle Chatelard, on September 11, 2013 in Asia House, in London.

    August 3rd, 2013

    Dear All, As per our announcement, Loden Foundation is pleased to send you enclosed the invitation to the Avant-Premiere screening of the documentary “Made in Bhutan” by Hirondelle Chatelard, on September 11, 2013 in Asia House, in London. Please book your seat to : tardyanne@gmail.com.  We are looking forward to seeing you there !  The Loden... readmore

    Upcoming Event at Loden Foundation – Tuesday 30 July 2013 from 10.30am to 12.30 “Human Resources procedures – advices and tips” – Be ready to present a positive professional attitude

    July 24th, 2013

    Upcoming Event at Loden Foundation – Tuesday 30 July 2013 from 10.30am to 12.30 “Human Resources procedures – advices and tips” Be ready to present a positive professional attitude ************************************************  Loden Foundation is pleased to announce the following Event on :   Tuesday 30 July 2013 from 10.30am until 12.30   Guest... readmore

    Announcement of the Loden Entrepreneurship Programme

    July 20th, 2013

    The Loden Entrepreneurship Programme was launched in 2008 to help young people realize their dreams by providing them training, moral and technical support and initial funds to start new business enterprise For its sixth year, Loden Foundation will be organizing its business competition amongst the young Bhutanese men and... readmore

    Opportunity to be Mentor

    July 19th, 2013

    To help aspiring entrepreneurs gain access to valuable resources and support, Loden foundation offers quality and continuous mentoring for free. If anyone having good experience in the field of business or who have fair knowledge with degree in business may register with Loden Foundation within August 19, 2013 to... readmore

    Aum Dago Beda (Founder and Managing Director of Etho Metho Group) was Loden’s Foundation Special Guest Speaker on the 21st June 2013. Aum Dago shared her experience and gave our participants 10 tips for becoming a successful entrepreneur – Read more :

    June 27th, 2013

    Building credibility and hard work are fundamental to be a successful entrepreneur, says Aum Dago Beda in her talk at the Loden Knowledge Centre on Friday 21st June 2013. Aum Dago says she got the name Dago after the boy who won a scholarship to St Joseph’s in Kalimpong declined it and... readmore

    Final Result for Loden Scholarship for Higher Education

    June 20th, 2013

    Final Result for Loden Scholarship for Higher Education readmore

    Loden Incubation Unit

    June 20th, 2013

    Loden Foundation has opened an incubation unit for the start-up entrepreneurs. The incubation unit will provide them access to free internet, online and library resources and a conference hall. Incubatees can also avail training, moral and technical support, and regular mentoring from both the national and international business experts.... readmore

    Shortlist for the Loden Scholarship

    June 20th, 2013

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    Announcement for quotations

    June 20th, 2013

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    General Announcement for Global Entrepreneurship Week

    June 20th, 2013

    Global Entrepreneurship Week for the first time in Bhutan Loden Foundation will be organizing the first ever Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Bhutan making it a historic event. GEW is the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship globally and this year, Loden Foundation is hosting it from 12 to 18... readmore

    Essay Competition

    June 20th, 2013

    In order to celebrate the Global Entrepreneurship Week (12-18 November), the Loden Foundation announces a nationwide essay competition. For more information Click here. readmore

    Shortlist for Loden Scholarship for Higher Education

    June 20th, 2013

    Shortlist for Loden Scholarship, 2012 The Loden Foundation is pleased to announce the results of the preliminary selection for the Loden Scholarship for higher education. The final round of selection for the same scholarship will be intimidated to the shortlisted candidates very soon. Sl.No Name Permanent Address Course Applied... readmore