Cohort 1

Candidates & their Enterprises

Areeba Marium

Pit Pitai is a family board game on the effects of negative and positive reinforcement on children. 

Faryal Arif

My enterprise works on the digital archival of craft practices of the indigenous communities as well as communities under threat due to a conflict.

Zeenat Nasir

Zambeel is a bag designed to provide instant relief to this homeless working population of Karachi. It provides a secure way to carry around what they own and away to sleep at night.

Samad

Pait pooja are empowering home based skilled women, by providing an opportunity of earning through their daily routine, with healthy, hygienic and delicious home made food options for everyone to enjoy!

Salman

Pait pooja are empowering home based skilled women, by providing an opportunity of earning through their daily routine, with healthy, hygienic and delicious home made food options for everyone to enjoy!

Saddam Ali Kazi

DOCH is a Balochi word which means embroidery, DOCH aim is to uplift indigenous working women’s (artisans) of Balochistan by promoting their handicrafts.

Hussain Najmuddin

The creative stuff we make at Paper Play is a team effort. So in order to complete the team we outsource 60% of out work to ladies, students & women’s who doesn’t go out for work.

Jhonson Nazar

ABI Arts & Craft works on hand embroidery and develop various products. Johnson engages youth in his community who are involved in drugs and also provides respectable jobs to people from minority communities.

Muhammad Junaid

Founded in 2011 with an aim to render affordable and quality leather goods in Pakistani market.

Emaan Danish

Emaans Peekaboo is a creative social enterpriseby an 8 year old eco friendly girl from Karachi Pakistan Emaan Danish Khan.

Asama Bahadelia

Messiah aims to target upper-middle class women with trendy and fashionable outfits with a fusion of western and eastern culture.

Ghulam Abbas

Prints & Patterns is an Enterprise that was established by an artisan of Bhitshah decades ago. New designs of a combination of contemporary art using natural dyes keeping not only the legacy alive but also preserving art.

Shazia Nadeem

Dastaan provides a complete Home solution. Dastaan ‘a tale for each product’ aims to revolutionize the industry of interior decor and jewelry in Pakistan.