About IDEA Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) is a global network of organizations that value debate as a way to give young people a voice. The IDEA Network is composed of entities located in the Netherlands (established in 1999), the United States (2001), the United Kingdom (2011), Belgium (2011), Macedonia (2012), Kyrgyzstan (2013) and Tunisia (2014).

IDEA is the world’s leading provider of debate education, providing resources, training and events to educators and young people. IDEA works with schools and universities, debate organisations and community groups and partners with foundations, NGOs, businesses, and governments.

What we did for them

IDEA recruited IFC  to help identify funding prospects for the organization and provide strategic advice on how to leverage our programs for better funding as well as suggesting funding opportunities fitting their mission and theory of change.


The standard of work was of professional consultancy we were looking for, in terms of both expertise, delivery and communication.

Maya Kim, Executive Director