COHORT 2 PARTICIPANTS

COHORT 2 PARTICIPANTS

ARIIA

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

DOT AND LINE

Pakistan
Dot & Line centres will be the first quality, low cost solution for the $5 billion tuition market in Pakistan. We create scalable learning environments, enabling women to gain meaningful employment from home, while students gain mastery in mathematics and improve literacy

DRINKWELL

Bangladesh
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

Pakistan
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

Pakistan
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

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

iSocial

Bangladesh
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 – Nawa Bihani

Nepal
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

Nepal
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 – UHEALTH

Pakistan
An innovative model for telemedicine and EMR, operated by entrepreneurs; delivers its services through rural clinics and electronic diagnostics by sharing real time patient data to remote doctors.

PARITRAN – Fightback

Nepal
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

Nepal
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

Nepal
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

Nepal
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

Nepal
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

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 – ZOYA

Pakistan
Zoya is a mobile app that will deliver health and wellness information to adolescent girls via mobile phones. The App will also connect adolescent girls to locate physicians and health care facility in their area.

SEHAT KAHANI

Pakistan
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.