LIMA, JULY 9 2021 PERUMIN Inspira: Social innovators will be able to present their projects until July 12

The competition will award a seed capital of S/ 15,000 for the winner, as well as specialized assistance for the consolidation of a sustainable project.

Within the framework of the activities of Heading to PERUMIN, the extension of the application period to the second edition of Perumin Inspira was announced, the first award given by the mining industry to social enterprises that contribute to the sustainable development of communities in high Andean areas, which will continue until July 12.

Due to demand, the competition promoted by the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMP) and Kunan, will provide the opportunity to more entrepreneurs, whose proposals contribute to 4 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the Nations United: zero hunger; health and well-being; clean water and sanitation; and decent work and economic growth.

The winner of this competition will have digital technical support from a specialized incubator for a period of 4 months, promotion with the private sector and in the mining area of influence where the activity will be generated, dissemination by PERUMIN to the external public through the media and a seed capital valued at S/ 15,000.

“We are achieving a very positive response from entrepreneurs from different parts of the country, who seek support to highlight their ventures and find allies to help them strengthen their proposals. We celebrate their enthusiasm and commitment to promote sustainable development, therefore we expanded the call for applicants so that there are more opportunities for participation," said Jimena Sologuren, president of Perumin Inspira.

In order to position entrepreneurship as a tool for social change, entrepreneurs will be able to present their project within the innovative ideas category, focused on functional prototypes that respond to the four proposed SDGs.

To participate, the entrepreneur must have a functional prototype or a minimum viable product that contributes to solving the identified problem. In addition, it must have a business model proposal for the sale of products and/or services that allows the eventual self-sustainability of the venture.

If you wish to register, you can visit: https://perumin.com/perumin35/public/es/inspira 

If you would like more information, please go to: 
● Kunan: https://www.facebook.com/KunanEsAhora 
● PERUMIN: https://www.facebook.com/PeruminOficial

About the organizations:

Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers - IIMP

Leading institution in the Peruvian mining sector, which bases its success and prestige on the technical contribution delivered over seven decades of work. It seeks to contribute to the professional growth of its associates, through the dissemination of high level academic knowledge, technological innovation and the promotion of responsible practices to meet the great challenges of the mining industry in an environment of constant change.

KUNAN

Kunan is the platform for promoting the ecosystem of social and environmental entrepreneurship in the country, created in 2014 by the Global Shapers Lima Hub of the World Economic Forum together with the Juntos Para Transformar (Together to Transform) alliance of Gastón Acurio and Telefónica. Today, Kunan is operated by Perú Sostenible (Formerly Perú 2021), local representative of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Peru.

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