Dr. Damiano Rondelli Mini Projects

We invite motivated physicians, healthcare institutions and community healthcare providers to join hands with us in improving healthcare in Nepal and India. As part of our efforts to encourage evidence based practice among healthcare providers in Nepal and India, we are providing up to 5000 US dollars per project to implement evidence -based practice in your healthcare institution. The projects may be eligible for additional funding if they have demonstrated viability as determined by the Binaytara Foundation.

We highly recommend that you review this mini project introduction & complete the self assessment questionnaire before you submit your LOI.

Application process:

Application deadline: We will accept applications year around.

Step 1 – Submit completed letter of inquiry (LOI) to us. Click here to download the LOI. Once we review your LOI, if your project is selected for consideration, we will contact you regarding the next step.

Step 2– Submit a formal proposal. If selected, you will be contacted about the third step.

Step 3 – Once your proposal has been reviewed and approved, you will have a face-to-face (videoconference or in-person) discussion with the Binaytara Foundation (BTF) team regarding the project.

Step 4 – Funding. The funds will be disbursed in multiple installments based on the project’s progress and requirements.

Step 5 – Reporting. You will be required to submit progress reports to the Binaytara Foundation every 3 months. You may be required to report more frequently depending on the need. BTF team members will conduct quarterly video-conference with you for updates and assistance.

Step 6 – Project completion/Final report.

Step 7 – Repeat.


Who can apply?

  • Physicians currently working in Nepal or India
  • Healthcare institutions located in Nepal or India (must designate a healthcare professional as project leader who will be primarily responsible)
  • Community health organizations or non-profits (must designate a healthcare professional as project leader who will be primarily responsible)

What kinds of projects will BTF fund?

Intervention directed projects designed to bring changes in practice and to improve patient care by implementing practices that are based on evidence.

Innovative projects that utilize locally available resources and that have the possibility to be viable will be given priority in determining funding eligibility.

Some examples are listed below:

  • Interventions to reduce hospital acquired infections
  • Interventions to prevent thrombosis in hospitalized patients
  • Interventions to prevent and/or facilitate early diagnosis of certain cancers such as cervical cancer, colon cancer, and breast cancer
  • Interventions to manage other chronic diseases and reduce mortality and morbidity related to Diabetes, Hypertension, and COPD


Email – research@binayfoundation.org

If you are interested, please complete the one pager worksheet here and submit it online.