Rubbish piles up at the side of streets and clogs drains in Pakistan’s big cities. The government isn’t doing much about it, but is the scale of the problem too big for social enterprise to tackle? Our Young Storymaker Asad Pabani expores.
The founder of Pakistan's first online therapy service on speedily assembling Facebook campaigns and free clinics, tapping into the goodwill of supporters – and remembering just in time to look after herself along the way.
A collaboration between enterprise support organisations in the UK and Pakistan is developing new ways to support ambitious Pakistani start-ups to take their next steps. Our Young Storymaker, Hamna Iqbal, reports.
A culture of silence veils the subject of menstruation in Pakistan, leaving many girls ashamed and unprepared when their first period arrives. Now a social enterprise chatbot is breaking taboos and gaining girls' confidence.
Thousands of Pakistani women qualify as doctors every year, but half of them quit after marriage and children. Telemedicine social enterprise Sehat Kahani gets them back to work to offer healthcare to the poorest communities.
The elite will never help the poor, believes Pakistan’s famous architect Yasmeen Lari, so she has spearheaded a project to train beggars to become skilled craftspeople enabling them to earn their own living.