The Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Innovation Challenge seeks innovative ideas on tools, models, and services to enable girls and women manage their menstruation hygienically. The 1st prize in the challenge is PKR 250,000 and the 2nd prize is PKR 150,000. Additionally, five challenge runner-ups, one from each of the four provinces, and one from the Islamabad Capital Territory will be awarded a seed grant of PKR 50,000 to implement their idea in 2017.
The challenge is open to all Pakistani nationals aged between 16 to 30; students, designers, social innovators, entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, and educators.
Challenge winners will have the opportunity to engage with diverse stakeholders working on menstrual hygiene from both the public and private sector by presenting their ideas and concepts to a panel of experts. Their ideas will be profiled on social media platforms such as U-Report, Facebook, Twitter and live webinars through Google Hangouts. They will also benefit from mentorship sessions as well as interactive sessions with other challenge winners.
How to Apply?
Submit your idea on the template and drop it off to School of Leadership (F-17, Business Executive Centre, Clifton Block 8, Karachi) by 10th July 2017. Applications can also be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For any queries contact. Winners will be announced on 20th July 2017.