Explain your idea in details:
The project consists of a virtual platform that covers everything related to agro-ecological gardens. It has all the necessary information to start growing your food, a map with the location of the vegetable gardens to be registered and a space where events, fairs and workshops are registered to agroecology. Goals Generate a register of existing vegetable gardens in our country Expand the interaction between people and orchards. Facilitate access to agroecological products Increase the dissemination of workshops and talks about self-production of food Take advantage of disused green spaces for agroecological food production Consolidate new work teams for the creation and maintenance of new gardens Grow the supply and demand of ecological jobs, such as consultants and trainers, gardeners, native tree and plant producers and bio-construction specialists. To take advantage of the innovation of our service that we have in the heading to be in the head of the users. In addition if the users sell the products cheaper than in a greengrocer we could also say that you get merchandise at a price much cheaper than in the traditional way. We are the first platform made by huerteros for huerteros.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Impact of the project Nowadays, the use of the Internet is increasingly large and massive, especially in large cities such as CABA and the Buenos Aires suburban area, and using the technology applied to generate a virtual community of orchards is an aspect not yet explored that indicates That can be very useful and develop quickly in society, both in Buenos Aires and in the rest of the country. Our conclusion is that the Comunidad Huerta is an important contribution to the care of the environment, to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants, and at the same time to meet the needs of the most needy. We also believe that through the generation of new work teams in disused green spaces will be developing microeconomies that manage to generate quality employment. Indicators: Number of queries made by users to orchards or other users. Number of exchanges made in one month. Users who have visited the web more than once in the period. Compare traffic for new users and recurring users.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
The entrepreneurship is three members, a specialist in community gardens and agroecology and knowledge in web design and a systems engineer with strong experience in social projects, project leadership and marketing. Financing The project can be offered as a service to different municipalities with large social development policies and that in the last years have made investments in projects like this, that is, social policies that seek to improve the quality of life of the inhabitants. Another possible form of financing is through Crowdfunding, which would imply offering the project through a video on the web, so that the same community is making donations that enable the development of the project. In addition will be marketed referenced products so that users can generate His own garden. Our goal is to be able to achieve profits through advertising in our application and also a commission for sales of agroecological products. Target market Citizens already working in gardens, whether community, family or demonstrative, to generate support and interaction between themselves and the rest of the community. It is also aimed at those people with intentions of starting to produce their own food and that for lack of space or knowledge has not yet been able to realize it. It also aims at all people who seek to improve their quality of life by changing their food or enabling access to agroecological products, free of toxins highly harmful to health. In its beginnings, the project will be developed within the Metropolitan Area of the Province of Buenos Aires of the 1st and 2nd ring of urbanization, and Caba, for then, in a following instance continue to expand throughout the province, and the rest of the country.
My name is Rodrigo Ezequiel Gonzalez, I am a Systems Engineer graduated from Universidad Abierta Interamericana (U.A.I), I am 28 years old. I proposed with the team to be able to give back to society something to improve it, that's why we created Comunidad Huerta. I have experience in social projects, our previous project was S.E.M.I (Interdisciplinary mobile emergency system) .www.semi.com.ar We were in the following contests: Potenciate BA. 2016 (Finalist) Startup Nations Summit, Mexico. 2015 (National Winner Award) 44JAIIO Rosario, Santa Fe - Argentina. 2015 (Partial scholarship award) TICAL Conference, Chile. 2015 (Winning Prize) Social Project Management Program, Ashoka 2015 Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rodrigogonz1989/