Aimed at promoting social entrepreneurship and strengthening the startup ecosystem in the country, UNDP Pakistan and Jazz have launched SDG Bootcamp for Social Enterprises. Under the project, 20 bootcamps will be conducted across the county to train 800 young social entrepreneurs, including 50 percent women, over the course of two years. In this regard, a meeting was also held with Dr. Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan recently where Knut Ostby, Resident Representative, UNDP Pakistan and Aamir Ibrahim, CEO, Jazz apprised the President about the project and its expected impact.

Aspiring social entrepreneurs across Pakistan can apply for registrations at The focus will be on enterprises that are innovative, tackle at least one of the development challenges of the country and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The most promising social venture ideas will be provided seed money to start their initiatives.

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