LCS hosts youngest entrepreneur of Pakistan to promote social entrepreneurship and responsibility among students

LCS hosts youngest entrepreneur of Pakistan to promote social entrepreneurship and responsibility among students


Lincoln Corner Sargodha arranged ‘Entrepreneurship Training’ to promote culture of start-ups and entrepreneurship training. It is five days (weekend) extensive workshop in which students will learn about basic and operational concepts about the entrepreneurship.  Sargodha Chamber of Commerce, Department of Business Administration, U.S. Consulate and local entrepreneurs facilitated the sessions. This training is a pilot project to make students think out of the box about the definition of employment.

Zymal Umar is youngest entrepreneur of Pakistan. She has visited United States of Pakistan as motivational speaker and also won Prince Abdul Aziz Award for Children Pioneer / Ecopreneur Award in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Presence of Zymal at corner was motivational and inspirational for all participants of training. Zymal has made hand-made bags and donated all earned money to SOS Children’s Village, orphan house, fountains house, people with challenges and windows.  Zymal’s social entrepreneurial idea is to promote use of recycling. She uses newspaper and recycles materials for making her bags. Her idea is to promote greenery and degeneration of plastic which causing environmental pollution.

She was invited on December 2, 2017 to talk with the participants of training at corner. She shared her story of success and achievement. She highlighted the importance of teamwork, hard work, consistency and persistence to promote social entrepreneurship. She believes it’s never late to start working.  Zymal’s idea was a real life time example of promoting entrepreneurship in students.  Such examples realized the importance of community development through using the limited resources they have and challenge all hurdles they have on their way. The participants of the training asked Zymal the questions about her journey and how she built her team to get an idea of building their own teams. Lincoln Corner Sargodha appreciate her presence and time.