Green program leaves hope for youths in KY


April 01: Seven resettled Bhutanese students have successfully completed the eight weeks Bluegrass Green Entrepreneur Program organized by Kentucky Student Ventures Corporation (KSVC) on March 30 here in Lexington city.  

Bobby Clark, the CEO of the KSVC said that the Bhutanese students showed a good participation in the whole period and also appreciated the dedication shown by them.

Bhutanese participants pose at the end of the day.
Bhutanese participants pose at the end of the day.

He also hinted to assist Bhutanese students in the future to help seek for a job and more scholarships for trainings. 

The program which provided entrepreneurial training, work experience and assistance in writing business plans was mainly focused in developing sense about starting a business which shall be green. At the end of the training, the participants presented their team business plans along with their individual green ideas for starting their own businesses. 

Santa Rai, 22, formerly from Beldangi –I camp in Nepal said that the program was good step for the youths to build their career in business. “we learned more about American lifestyle and the system too.”

The program which was awarded by the Bluegrass Area Development District to KSVC located here, was participated by some thirty economically disadvantaged students aged 18 to 24 including Bhutanese, Kenyan and American. 
Tri Bikram Adhikari/ Lexington, KY 


  1. It has been an outstanding progress by “Bhutanese youth.” Such a programme delivers and open a doors to many people towards seeking a new future career. Thus , we must conjure up these sorts of opportunities in coming days.

  2. And it was a pleasure to meet, educate, assist and mentor these young adults. They were extremely thankful first of all for the opportunity, and the transition of growth in this short time was amazing. They are truly young heroes; and their adaptation into the US has taken on a whole new level of opportunities and possibilities.

  3. Very supportive program N its really benefitted many newly arrival people from every corner of the WORLD,especially Bhutan . So, Many thanks to the program organiser Kentucky student ventures corporation (KSVC) for your generous efforts. We look forward to see your continuation in near future. Thanks .