By Adewuyi Roseline Adebimpe (2018 Individual)

Do you prepare to obtain the 2019 MCW (Wonder Corners of the World) Young Leaders Gain Access To Program or have currently started you application? If so, then this piece composed by Chance Desk (OD) user and 2018 individual would be of aid.

The MCW Young leaders program is a full-funded program that unites youth from all over the world, joined by the objective of producing favorable modification in their neighborhoods. MCW Global’s year-long flagship program is for individuals (18 to 26), who are prepared to end up being leaders of favorable modification in their neighborhoods by providing the tools and stills required to change enthusiasm into action.

MCW will cover all program expenses and all flight expenses for each accepted individual. This indicates that MCW will cover all expenses throughout the program (July 23- August 1, 2019) consisting of real estate, food, travel, and any essential materials.

Emphasize of my experience

I am a postgraduate trainee at University of Ibadan, Nigeria. I am enthusiastic about gender advocacy and education.

I saw the MCW application on this platform. It truly captured my interest. What stimulated me were the guides I saw here A 2017 individual, Ogbemudia Eddy, offered those ideas that assisted me.

I believed it is a good idea to share my experience and think it might go a long method for you.

The program truly stood apart for me. I got to find out more on contemporary management in the context of 21 st century truths, worldwide citizenship and vision preparation. Various actions and procedures on how to execute jobs were streamlined for us. We had coaches who took us through the phases of our jobs and made it appear like we currently executed our jobs however on paper. I was likewise able to plainly compare composing a vision and an objective declaration and the gratitude of multiculturalism was more strengthened in me through this program. Beyond speakers talking, it was more participatory, appealing and stimulating. I was able find my strengths through the group structure workouts we had and my imaginative sense was more honed and reinforced. For more insights on my experience, you might examine my blog site

Suggestions to Applicants

The MCW YLP application is divided into 3 phases

  • Phase 1: General Application
  • Phase 2: Requirement Evaluation Study
  • Phase 3: Skype Interview


You are anticipated to fill your bio information which is quite simple. Then you are anticipated to respond to some essay concerns.

  • Concern 1: Determine a problem in your nation that issues you. How would you like to resolve this concern (500 words)?

Here, you are anticipated to discuss a specific concern in your nation that troubles you and how you wish to resolve this concern. You require be conscious that you are dealing with minimal words, so you need to be careful in your discussion– do not lose words.

Initially, there vary issues in our world today however you need to plainly observe a requirement in your instant neighborhood which which you are enthusiastic about. You need to plainly mention the issue you wish to deal with in your instant environment.

Second Of All, you need to convincingly reveal that it is a requirement in your neighborhood. You might reveal this through a basic stats of that concern internationally similarly narrow it to the stats available in your instant environment. This stage requires research study as I needed to look for publications on the concern I was attending to. I dealt with the concern of the woman kid education in a neighborhood at Akinyele City government Location in Ibadan.

After determining the concern and specifying in information the location (discussing in this order: neighborhood, city government location, state, and nation), you can then recognize the domino effect of the issue. The impacts eventually being the issue you wish to deal with. Then concisely discuss your proposed task and how it will affect your neighborhood (and the world).

A few of the concerns you might ask yourself and make show are:

  • There are certainly lots of issues around us, what makes this your concern?
  • Who are the stakeholders included?
  • Exist (internationally and in your area released) realities and figures?
  • Does the proposed task have strong instant and long lasting option or amelioration?
  • As a worldwide person, apart from its advantages to your neighborhood, how well can you relate it to the world at big?

All these will assist you form a persuading discussion.

  • Concern 2: Please explain any experience in neighborhood or grassroots work.

You are anticipated here to talk particularly on the jobs you have actually been associated with. For instance, I mentioned plainly my engagements under gender advocacy similarly companies I have actually dealt with in the past. For the function of reliability, it will be excellent to be detailed, however be concise. What task? Where? When? Who were included? Why– of what function? Kindly remember that you own your story so plainly show here your engagements in humanitarian services.

  • Concern 3– Explain one time you had actually been confronted with a difficulty and needed to come utilize a management ability to come up with an option.

As a leader, obstacles tend to come our method on routine basis. You may have experienced a variety of obstacles as a leader however believe thoroughly on the one that speaks most to you. Speak about the difficulty in your management journey, how you had the ability to tackle this difficulty and how you have actually gained from the difficulty. If possible that difficulty may have even created a more durable spirit in you which may have assisted you in your management journey.

I personally got my suggestion letters from The Head of Department in my school and the creator of among the NGOs I deal with. It must mention plainly why you are capable adequate to be part of this program. The individual must have the ability to state how your abilities and knowledge have actually been of tremendous advantages to the company and neighborhood.

This must be one page. It is essential then to have an excellent resume. It is a method of offering yourself on paper


At this phase, you are anticipated to do a study on your neighborhood task. You are anticipated to get participants from members of your regional neighborhood. MCW at this phase will send out essential products and guide on how to do this. Please conserve a copy of your very first essay concerns as this will even more assist you while doing your study. At this level, you are likewise going to make a video. Make this video engaging and state plainly your findings utilizing stats and how the neighborhood task is a requirement, the impacts of the issue and possible services to the task and essential stakeholders also. In your video, you might likewise point out how your findings resonate with other previous findings or those of other companies.


Here, you are anticipated to talk clearly on your neighborhood task. You need to encourage the individual who will interview you that it is a requirement in your neighborhood, you are enthusiastic about that task which you are devoted to executing the task after the training program. Numerous individuals may be dealing with your task, you need to plainly demonstrate how your own concepts stand apart from what others are carrying out in that line. From individual experience, this is likewise a time to check out MCW and what they do. I was asked some concerns on that however my research study and research plainly came through for me and I had the ability to scale through.

I hope these ideas direct you and I anticipate checking out your choice story on Chance Desk soon.

— Adewuyi Roseline Adebimpe( MCW YLP Individual 2018)

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