A lifeline for the startup ecosystem in KP Scott Belsky once said, “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” No doubt, possessing an idea is a big asset but making it a reality is what counts. And Pakistan’s current entrepreneurial ecosystem is the true manifestation of why executing ideas is the most crucial part. Last year Pakistan was globally classified as an Emerging Market […]
After a very successful first and second batch, we have launched our 3rd batch of the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program 2017. This time the Fellows would be following the tagline of the program “Explore, Innovate, Create and Improve” to develop effective solutions for the public services.
After the first successful batch of KP Civic Innovation Fellows, the second cohort of Fellows has achieved even greater success in improving the way government works in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Let us introduce you to the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program, its 2015 Fellows, and what’s been happening in the last 6 months.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]