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Student entrepreneurs awarded $1 million to empower refugees In South Asia

The Roshi Ride team from Rutgers University poses after winning the Hult Prize Finals and Awards Dinner 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at the United Nations headquarters. (Mark Von Holden/Hult Prize Foundation via AP Images)

The Roshi Ride team from Rutgers University poses after winning the Hult Prize Finals and Awards Dinner 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at the United Nations headquarters. (Mark Von Holden/Hult Prize Foundation via AP Images)

NEW YORK – Four Pakistani-American students are one step closer to making their idea for tackling the global refugee crisis into reality.
The young entrepreneurs behind Roshni Rides, an envisioned transportation network to empower refugees overseas, on Saturday won the prestigious Hult Prize challenge ― which comes with a $1 million award in seed capital.
The Hult Prize Foundation, a nonprofit organization for social enterprise, last year presented students with its eighth annual goal-oriented contest: develop a startup venture to restore the rights and dignity of 1 million refugees by 2022. (Jesselyn Cook/Huffington Post)


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