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About the Springboard Programme
The Youth SDG innovation platform for Asia-Pacific
YOuth Co:Lab Journey
Joined the Youth Co:Lab movement in 2019
Faysal is a winner of Bangladesh Youth Co:Lab national dialogue 2020 and part of the 2020/21 Youth Co:Lab Springboard cohort.
Faysal Islam Wins Commonwealth Young Person of the Year
In addition to winning the regional award for Asia, Faysal Islam, founder of SafeWheels won the overall title of 2021 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year for his work providing low-cost ambulances and medical care to rural people in Bangladesh, he also received a total of £8,000 to go toward his work.
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