The First M'sian Team To Make The Chivas Venture Top 5 Also Managed To Win US$53k In Funding

June 5, 2018

Two years ago, three university students volunteered at a refugee learning center and learned about the unfair circumstances that refugees go through every day. This sparked an idea for a food delivery business that aims to both fill bellies, and return dignity back to the lives of refugees in Malaysia.Fast-forward to last week in Amsterdam, and Picha Project stood among the 5 social enterprise finalists of the global Chivas Venture 2018-in front of techpreneur and celebrity will.i.am to boot.The team now toasts to US$50,000 (RM199,050) for the pitching efforts of co-founder Kim Lim, and through the team's collective efforts to deliver and monetise food cooked by refugees in Malaysia.by: Ellia Pikri