ANNOUNCEMENT – KE KHI AWARDS 2021


The successful organizations out of all the participating organizations of K-Electric Limited (KE) KARACHI (KHI) Awards 2021 (the ‘Awards’) for each of the thirteen categories, as selected and awarded by the independent jury are provided herein below:

  1. DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION
  2. This category, focuses on start-ups and small to medium size initiatives, recognizing the most impactful projects / initiatives in the area of digital accessibility as well as financial inclusion including (but not limited to) technologies for innovations in services for the public, financial payments, bill payments, internet payments, and other projects focused on underserved communities/ unbanked population.

    AWARDEE:

    1st : doctHERs

  3. EDUCATION
  4. Recognizing the most impactful projects / initiatives in education, including (but not limited to) street schools, education for underprivileged community and/or education or trainings for special children/persons, can also be e-learning and online learning, learning management systems, smart classrooms, and smart campuses for junior and higher education.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : Idara-e-Taleem o Agahi (ITA),
    2nd : Orange Tree Foundation,
    3rd : Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (IBA),
    4th : Development in Literacy (DIL)

  5. EMPOWERING WOMEN
  6. Recognising the most impactful projects / initiatives which highlight the contribution towards women empowerment in Karachi and its communities.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : Kiran Foundation,
    2nd : The Citizens Foundation (TCF),
    3rd : Behbud Association Karachi

  7. HERITAGE & CULTURE
  8. Recognising the most impactful projects /initiatives in the area of heritage, arts and culture, libraries, cultural events and open spaces including (but not limited to) smart kiosks, interactive events and experiences, connected museums, digital libraries and intelligent event management. This category also includes traditional restoration of heritage buildings, landmarks and sites of Karachi.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA),
    2nd : Idara-e-Taleem o Agahi (ITA),
    3rd : Tehzeeb Foundation of Pakistan

  9. INCLUSION
  10. This category includes projects which create an impact for marginalised communities, transgenders, and persons with disabilities, for the achievement of equality.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC),
    2nd : Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF),
    3rd : HANDS Pakistan

  11. LIVELIHOODS AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING
  12. Recognising the most impactful projects / initiatives which promote and offer high-quality vocational training, as well as support the development of networks and career opportunities for the people of Karachi, especially within underprivileged communities.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : The Hunar Foundation,
    2nd : Who is Hussain? Foundation,
    3rd : Karachi Vocational Training Center

  13. NEW ORGANISATIONS
  14. This is a special category to support and highlight new projects and start-up organisations that have been formed in the last twelve (12) months.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : Pakistan Legal United Society (PLUS)
    2nd : Pink Pakistan Trust

  15. PUBLIC HEALTH
  16. Recognising the most impactful projects / initiatives, including (but not limited to) public health awareness drives, data-driven and mobile solutions for public health services and workers, and digital and online medical services/ doctors for underprivileged communities.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : Indus Hospital and Health Network (IHHN),
    2nd : Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust (LRBT),
    3rd : ChildLife Foundation, Fatimid Foundation, Lady Dufferin Hospital, Bait-ul-Sukoon Cancer Hospital.

  17. SAFETY
  18. Recognizing the most impactful projects / initiatives for ensuring public safety, including (but not limited to) emergency services such as early warning systems, and emergency response systems such as helplines, on-ground teams, community-based safety watch teams, and awareness drives.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : Pakistan Life Saving Foundation (PALS Rescue),
    2nd : Citizens Police liaison committee (CPLC) Sindh

  19. SOCIAL SERVICE
  20. This category is for any other social impact project / initiative that does not fall into other categories mentioned above, for example, animal welfare.

    AWARDEES:

    1st : Ayesha Chundrigar Foundation (ACF),
    2nd : AMTF Helping Blood Disorder Program,
    3rd : Roshni Research & Development Welfare Organization,
    4th : Panah Trust (Panah Shelter Home)

  21. SPORTS
  22. Recognising the most impactful projects / initiatives showing the involvement of and platform creation for finding promoting and developing sports for all genders, and finding sports talent in Karachi, subsequently developing talent for Pakistan.

    AWARDEE:

    1st : Karachi United Foundation Trust

  23. SUSTAINABILITY & ENVIRONMENT
  24. Recognising the most impactful projects / initiatives focused on sustainable environmental projects for Karachi, including clean tech and smart innovations.

    AWARDEE:

    1st : NED University of Engineering and Technology (NEDUET)

  25. UPLIFTING COMMUNITIES
  26. Recognizing the most impactful projects / initiatives which provide food, reduce challenges and costs for vulnerable segments and communities, such as sewage, sanitation, water, systemic inefficiency, and housing-related basic standards.

    AWARDEE:

    1st : INFAQ Foundation

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