Pakistani team shortlisted for finals of MIT Challenge


A non-profit group ‘Teach the World Foundation’ (TTWF) bought chosen for the finals of prime American college Massachusetts Institute of Know-how (MIT)’s Resolve Challenge. Their venture, titled Enhancing Literacy and Numeracy (ELAN), focuses on bettering training outcomes in creating international locations.

The Educate the World Basis team, led by US-based Pakistanis Shafiq Khan, (CEO & Co-Founder) and Imran Sayeed (Co-Founder), is working in a number of international locations together with Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Malawi. TTWF works to ascertain efficient and scalable fashions of literacy and studying by leveraging innovate digital applied sciences. 

MIT Resolve is a platform the place tech entrepreneurs from all around the globe current their concepts to resolve urgent international points. MIT Resolve has partnered with the TigerIT Basis in Bangladesh to create a problem that “aims to find and support start-ups that will provide quality education, healthcare and employment opportunities” in Bangladesh. 


Out of 628 candidates, Educate the World Basis is one of 15 finalists chosen to current their options in Dhaka on the 10th – 11th of December 2019.  They stand an opportunity to win a share of $1.5 million in funding to increase their program in Bangladesh and past.

In Bangladesh, TTWF is presently working within the Rohingya Refugee Camps and Dhaka city slums. They’re attempting to handle the difficulty of 2.6 million main grade out of faculty kids within the nation alongside issues of high quality as most primary-grade college students exhibit poor studying outcomes. 

The answer offered by TTWF to battle illiteracy is easy and cheap and could be applied wherever on the earth. They use digital video games on Android tablets to facilitate self-learning for main faculty kids. This system is presently working in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Malawi with optimistic outcomes.

Educate the World Basis has accomplished notable work in Pakistan to supply training for all. The imaginative and prescient of the inspiration is to assist remove the tutorial disaster within the nation. TTWF expects that Pakistan’s literacy fee will enhance considerably with the use of expertise.


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