The last Enterprise Challenge Pakistan, saw 1,050 young persons from 70 schools take part. The program aims to teach and build confidence in key entrepreneurial skills such as communication, problem solving and decision making.
In previous years, for example 2018, an all-female team from the Gilgit Baltistan Regions won the competition with their plans to encourage healthier diets and the introduction of organic produce in their community.
Working through the COVID-19 pandemic:
– Large scale digitalization in the deliverance of Enterprise Challenge: ‘POP-UP’ business stimulation resource.
– Collaboration with 19 schools across 6 regions of Pakistan using digital tools and content.
– Establishing new national competitions in Pakistan, promoting key skills in entrepreneurism and with opportunities in grant giving.
– Allocating mentors
Reported KPI from participants
– 92.9%: improved in at least 1 skill.
– 83.9%: improved in at least 2 skill.
– 96.7%: increased understanding and application of entrepreneurship concepts.
– 83.6%: raised awareness in the ability to have a positive impact in the community.
– 83.6%: better understanding of whether entrepreneurship could be a future option for them.