COHORT 2 PARTICIPANTS

COHORT 2 PARTICIPANTS

DOT AND LINE

Dot and the Line provides affordable, technology enabled after school curriculum to enable girls to learn math, piloting a lower-cost teacher-franchise partner model in safe home environments.

ARIIA

Ariia is creating a fashion online platform to connect rural, part-time artisans, including adolescent girls, to consumers.

DRINKWELL

Addressing Bangladesh’s arsenic water crisis, affecting over 20 million people, through entrepreneurship. Drinkwell sells and services water filtration systems in arsenic-prone areas to rural entrepreneurs. Drinkwell is testing a new distribution model to create access to clean drinking water via a water ATM in urban areas.

EASYPAISA

Easypaisa is Pakistan’s leading mobile banking service, with over 20 million active customers and 75,000 touch points across the country. Easypaisa will be launching a savings product focused on driving uptake with women and girls.

ENGRO

Engro produces a range of fresh and processed branded dairy. They will be launching a subsidised, youth focused, enhanced dairy product for better child and adolescent nutrition.

GOATS FOR WATER

Goats for Water has an innovative finance model for off-grid, rural communities with water solutions exchanged for livestock at peak value. We will examine girl impact of their work in villages.

iSocial

iSocial works through a network of ‘Kallyanis,’ women entrepreneurs, who bring an assortment of women and girl focussed products and technology door to door. They are refining their assortment and business model through SPRING.

JEEVAN BIKAS SAMAJ

Jeevan Bikas Samaj (JBS) is a national level NGO in Nepal implementing a microfinance program for poor and vulnerable people. It has achieved significant outcomes in microfinance service, income generation, women and adolescent girls empowerment, community development, human resource development, education, awareness, health and sanitation.

KALPAVRIKSHA GREATER GOODS

Kalpavriksha Greater Goods (KGG) is a women led wholesale distribution network that sells solar lights and other clean technology to the rural community of Nepal. They are looking to diversify their basket of goods that are appealing, impactful and affordable for girls.

NEXSOURCE

An IT and software development service with an innovative model for telemedicine and health data in Pakistan, operated by entrepreneurs. NexSource delivers critical telemedicine services through rural clinics and electronic diagnostics.

PARITRAN

Paritran is helping a generation of girls by rolling out a holistic training program aimed towards managing the risk of sexual harassment, physical assaults and rape. Girls should be able to build confidence which will help them continue in education or work.

R&D INNOVATIVE SOLUTION

Creating economic opportunities among the farming communities of Nepal by converting low profitable traditional agriculture occupation into sustainable inter-connected entrepreneurial venture. R&D is providing agricultural inputs, training, and market access to rural farmers, which can save girls labor and time, and increase families’ income.

ROOSTER LOGIC

Rooster Logic plans to use a nationwide network of girl enumerators to capture high quality, real time information across Nepal. This information will be used for decision-making by government and corporate clients.

SHREENAGAR AGRO FARM

Shreenagar, as a large national agribusiness, wants to increase both business and nutritional impact by encouraging adolescent girls to eat more eggs for affordable high quality protein.

SMARTPAANI

SmartPaani has an innovative water management solution for rainwater harvesting, water filtration and wastewater treatment, to tackle the increasing shortage of safe water in Nepal. Greater availability through schools will support girls’ access to clean water.

SUNAULO PARIVAR NEPAL

Sunaulo Parivar Nepal provides a wide range of services to meet sexual and reproductive health needs of young people, with commercially sustainable after-school sports and technology clubs to bring girls together.

SWITCH

Switch is a mobile technology company, experimenting with the best way to deliver health and wellness information to adolescent girls via mobile phones.

SEHAT KAHANI

Sehat Kahani provides affordable and quality healthcare to marginalised communities via nurse-assisted video consultations, looking at how to enhance the service experience and maximise access to adolescent girls.