In Our Hands pitch event took place on January 21 and 22nd at Aksheshwor Mahavihar, Pulchowk in Lalitpur. This two-day event – organised in partnership with Nepal Art Village, Kathmandu University, Story Cycle and the British Council – provides a platform for participants incubated by IOH partners to present their ideas for the prototype grant. Alongside the pitching sessions, participants had the chance to network with subject experts. Dedicated one-on-one sessions with mentors with constructive feedback, refining, and enhancing project concepts.

Following the eleven presentations, five participants will be selected as recipients of the prototype grant. These participants will then showcase their ideas due in June  2023.