Best Ideas 2018 features all the nominated entries submitted to the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solution or proposition for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage. If you want to know the 10 finalists in this category, click HERE
Explain your idea in details:
The word Modern was joined to the ancient word barter which mainly means exchange. Our Fathers in the past practiced the trade of exchanging goods and services before the advent of different currencies, and got their needs met without complaint. Things ought to be better in this age due to the availability of sophisticated technology on which ground the idea will be planned and implemented. The objectives therefore are: To get every Individuals' needs met no matter the race or language, To provide platform for the practice of diverse professions, To prevent unnecessary waste of materials since somebody's waste might be another's asset, For overall well being of Individuals as nothing will give man better state of health than having things needed at time due, To promote decent work thereby boosting the growth and development of the economy where the concept is practiced. The Modern barter will be a sophisticated website and application having two major sub-sections which are the services and goods barter. Under the service barter, Individual user can purchase the service of any expert, render service for a professional service or purchase and service for service depending on the needs and resources available. As for the goods barter, users can purchase goods, purchase and barter goods, or exchange goods only. On inception, users can gratify their desire by making use of limited or unused resources with or without cash...A popular adage states "One man's food is another's poison" Modern barter therefore is a project that will match needs with needs on the sole condition that the user receiving a need has a substitute service, good, or money available as legal tender of exchange.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
On inception, the idea is expected to involve every Individual 18 years and above, male and female, from all Nationalities although the impact should be felt by everyone including the under-aged. It's expected to start from among the under developed Countries, establish it tentacles in developing Countries and spread it's root to developed Countries. Though operation can be flexible, and idea can be implemented any where there is conducive environment of technology to operate. The major needs would be good Website and Apps developers; then a few number of people for it's kick starting. These kick start users are given chances to explore the website and apps developed, recognize fault, give feed back, and suggest how to improve on the system...A high level of contentment among the kick starters will suffice to launch the Project for the use of all and sundry.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
The business would be another e-commerce no one ever thought of. First, a meeting would hold with few Web and App developers to explain the projection of the idea. At the launch of the website, adverts would be placed on social media platform to raise the first users/ kick starters. A few exceptionally talented Youths would be employed as Our Customer representatives. After trial period, a little fee of about might be charged on every user to augment the financial responsibility of the Project. To ensure sustainability, goods exchanged must be in good condition - As we won't like to be dung hill of bad products exchange, and we will investigate the source to guide against illegal actions. Users would have the final say as to things exchanged here. Also, legal advisers will be recruited as every users would be warned of the implication of engaging in the Modern barter services. It will also be pertinent to collaborate with different Companies who might need the service either to recruit experts or promote themselves. In the real sense, real collaborators would come on inception
I'm Adeyemo Amos, from Osun State Nigeria. I work with one of the fore-most examining body in Africa. I started thinking towards entrepreneurship in the year 2008 when operating under a registered business Name "Adegab World Enterprise" also known as "Amusin Services". I always think of better ways of doing things and this had been my driving force. I studied as a Safety and Health Professional, and Project Management Professional. In the year 2012, I was given Overseer Bolade Award by Bible Society of Nigeria for the 1st position in the 2011-Bible Society of Nigeria quiz, Western Region. I can function in different capacities you involve me...just endeavor to teach me. Above all, I'm flexible and so not predictable.