The Peshawar Civic Hackathon concluded on Sunday Feb 2nd with some very impressive solutions to civic problems. All the projects were truly innovative and the effort put into them over the weekend was outstanding. There were some submissions that stood out from the rest, but we really appreciate all the ideas and the people who worked tirelessly on them!
Click a project name to learn more about the entry:
1st Place: Smart Life Saver
2nd Place: Messiah
3rd Place: Rehnuma
Audience Favorite: Instant Appointments
The Aitzaz Hasan Prize for an Education app: Schools ka Ehtisab
Best App for Government Problem Statements: No Kunda
Best Disaster Resilience App: Disaster Survey Management
Best Open Source Redeployment: Roti Kapra Makaan
Check out all the entries in the submissions gallery.
Congratulations to the winners, and to everyone who participated. You were a part of creating something for the betterment of your city, so keep up the good work! We’re looking forward to many of these projects being scaled and deployed during the Peshawar Fellowship Program.
- Event photos (Day 1 – Day 2 – Day 3) and closing ceremony photos by our photographers
- Event photos by SmileSMS
If you missed #KPHacks:
- Check out the excellent write-ups by The Express Tribune, The AppJuice, and Peshawar 2.0!
- The event was featured on BBC Urdu, be sure to give that a read!
- Code for Resilience did a special write-up focusing on disaster-management related initiatives at the Peshawar Civic Hackathon
- And here’s an entire recap of the event, courtesy of @CodeForPakistan’s tweets (thank you, social media team!)
- You can also check out the awesome SMS updates by SmileSMS throughout the event
In addition, here’s some TV video coverage of the Peshawar Civic Hackathon:
- KPK Students Introduce a Mobile App for Disaster Management Assistance
- Students Create App for Electricity Theft Detection
- Video coverage by IDG Pakistan