The Prince’s International Enterprise Challenge Pakistan has been operational in Pakistan for about three years and has managed to engage more than 22,000 young individuals from 30 cities. It is one of the biggest business challenges national level program working for school-age children. Participants in these include school children from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab, Kashmir, and Gilgit Baltistan and Federal regions.
The competition saw 7 finalists from across the country who traveled to showcase their business ideas in front of industry leaders and dignitaries. The national finals of the Prince Trust Enterprise Challenge, organized by SEED Ventures, took place on the 29th of January 2019 at the British Deputy High Commission in Karachi.
Two teams emerged as clear winners at the event. The team that managed to clinch the best idea award over their business mode hailed from Gilgit Baltistan, their winning business idea revolved around providing healthy and organic food for the youngsters in Gilgit Baltistan.
However, the Audience Choice award went to the team from Sindh which belonged to the St. Joseph’s Convent. The team is working on developing sports facilities, specifically in the economically lesser-privileged areas.