OUR CRIES

Your title/position FOUNDER
Type of Enterprise non-profit organization
Website Ourcries
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Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development

We believe that the quality of education is when there is friendly studying environment for students and they are not physiologically stressed therefore fighting students harassments is our main goal. Till now Our Cries has collected more than a hundred reports from students, and got very promising support form SUMATRA. By that We expect our system to help in Increasing the academic performance of students, promote good health of students, bring equality in public transportation and also make students aware of their right and be self defensive and moreover change the society attitude.

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Sustainability and future plans

Our Cries sustain itself through some percentages imposed on notorious daladalas which are reported by SUMATRA, Donations and competitive funding, Selling of the statistics and advertisement. Our Cries will expand into other types of STUDENTS CRIES and it will be rolled out throughout the country but also developing OUR CRIES DIGITAL BOXES which is device like a box which will be placed in secondary schools so as students who do not have smart phones can type their cries and they will go directly to the database of the web based system.

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Your profile as an entrepreneur

I am 16 years old, the first born in my family. Now am in form four class at Kisutu Girls secondary school. My greatest influence is my passion The passion to change my community into a better place for all especially children Being a student in a public school which is away from home made me experienced various harassments and abuses from daladala conductors and drivers while using public transport the same to the other large number of students, therefore when the opportunity came in my hand in 2014 that is when I joined Apps and Girls I was able to create a website which enable students to report any harassments and humiliations which are done by bus conductors and drivers. I was a 3rd Winner at 2014 Apps and Girls Annual Competition, I won Tanzict Innovation Fund grant in 2015 and Also I Won a Trip to Finland to attend an entrepreneurship event called SLUSH. I was a panelist at TASEF talking on the topic HOW DID YOU START AND MANAGE MY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IN TANZANIA? and at AURATEEN SEMINAR OF 2016 on the topic HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL TEEN on 2016, Also I have done several inspiration speeches Eg: In HELP TO HELP campaign in 2015 to university students who are taking computer Science. I moreover participated in many entrepreneurship events and competitions such as SAHARA SPARKS and BITS AND BYTES.

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Comments

August 28, 2016 19:14

Hi Modesta, you have got a project for the protection of child rights. is there a way for you to bring school management to buy-in into your project concepts? Doing this can help to sustain the cries box, even after you have graduated from school.

August 24, 2016 04:29

Great project if propelled! Don't give up because it can transform society through solutions it carries. I support it by votes and comments.

August 10, 2016 21:54

This is a great and innovative idea and if implemented it can obviously transform Africa. Just don't give up, you're going to make it!

August 1, 2016 22:30

On daily basis children pass through harassment without anybody to talk to. this is a good platform that brings sustainable solution. keep it up

July 27, 2016 09:37

good job

July 3, 2016 04:55

I really love your project because you're standing up for people who don't really have a say in society. I understand this because I'm also a student. I also love the fact that it is really adaptable to many situations if you decide on it