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April 10, 2014
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PEEK INSIDE THE 2014 PESHAWAR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM…

March 13, 2014
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LAUNCHED: PESHAWAR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM!

The Peshawar Fellowship Program kicked off today with a lot of energy. The IT Minister of KP, Mr. Shahram Khan Tarakai, presided over the inauguration ceremony. 12 selected Fellows were present, along with their Government Partners (focal persons from various Govt departments who will be providing mentorship and support to the Fellows). Mr. Siddiqullah Chamkani, MD of the KP IT Board, gave an opening address, in which he explained the […]
February 24, 2014
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LAHORE BRIGADE MEETUP

At the end of the Lahore Civic Hackathon, we had invited all participants to join the Lahore Brigade, so that we could continue civic hacking as a group, beyond the hackathon. The Lahore Brigade is open to anyone who cares about civic betterment, and new people are also joining it. Code for Pakistan and Technology for the People Initiative (TPI) partnered up to plan the kick-off […]
February 2, 2014
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PESHAWAR CIVIC HACKATHON – THE RESULTS!

The Peshawar Civic Hackathon concluded on Sunday Feb 2nd with some very impressive solutions to civic problems. All the projects were truly innovative and the effort put into them over the weekend was outstanding. There were some submissions that stood out from the rest, but we really appreciate all the ideas and the people who worked tirelessly on them! Click a project name to learn more […]
January 30, 2014
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GET READY FOR PESHAWAR CIVIC HACKATHON!

The Peshawar Civic Hackathon starts Friday, January 31. After the wonderful success of the Lahore Civic Hackathon, we’re ready for an exciting weekend in Peshawar. In a matter of 3 days, we’ll discover what the tech-oriented citizens of KP come up with. But for now, let’s see how this event has gained popularity all over the internet and social media!: Pre-event coverage by The Express Tribune Story by The […]
January 28, 2014
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LHRHACKS | THANK YOU, PARTNERS & SPONSORS

It takes a village to implement a civic hackathon, and we couldn’t have done it without our amazing partners, sponsors, mentors, judges, and volunteers! We’d like to express our deepest gratitude to all our partners and sponsors who supported us in making the Lahore Civic Hackathon 2014 a successful event: LUMS’ Technology for the People Initiative, for hosting the event at LUMS, providing mentorship to the […]
January 27, 2014
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LAHORE CIVIC HACKATHON 2014 | EVENT SUMMARY

The Lahore Civic Hackathon, Jan 24-26, 2014, was a success! In case you missed it, never fear: it was covered by our own bloggers, social media partners, journalists, as well as several other blogs and news sites. For your convenience, we’ve consolidated all of them here so that you can review the exciting event that we witnessed. Here were the Judges’ favorite projects. Click the project […]
January 23, 2014

HIRED: PESHAWAR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM MANAGER

Update: This position has been filled. The World Bank, in partnership with the Code for Pakistan and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government, is launching a Peshawar Fellowship Program to spur innovation in civic services. Around the world, citizen innovators are building open source websites and applications that provide better access to citizens to government information and services. In addition, governments are opening up, sharing data, and reaching out […]