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
Promoting empowerment and knowledge through female farmer’s cooperatives in Nigeria.
Explain your idea in details:
TOPPYSKILLS is an Mobile ICT training that provides Computer, Internet enabled phones, and Internet use skills training to rural smallholder female farmers cooperatives in rural Kaduna, Nigeria.This training will enable them to sell their produce online as well as access key agricultural information online for optimal production. if rural female farmers can use the internet, they will be in a position to search for agricultural production information, and learn new production techniques.sell their produce online as well as access key agricultural information online for optimal production. if rural female farmers can use the internet, they will be in a position to search for agricultural production information, and learn new production techniques.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
TOPPYSKILLS provides the highest level of training and development to give women a better career prospects and increased productivity. Trainees gains skills, experiences and knowledge that they will require in their careers. Our training recognizes each womans needs and ambitions. The learning experience will also be inspirational and enjoyable. Toppyskills development and training is consistent with the United Nations Millennium Development Goals 1 and 3. Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Target 1b: Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people Goal 3:Promote gender equality and empower women
Plans for implementation and sustainability
With support from individuals,companies Government and international organization we plan to set up a Mobile ICT Centre that provides Computer, Internet enabled phones, and Internet use skills training to rural smallholder farmers in rural north west in Nigeria. Our objective is to Increase rural communities access to internet facilities, help them to Reduce farm wastage, Reduce Post harvest losses, Increase yields, Increase incomes for rural smallholder female farmers, and eventually Improve livelihoods for the female farmers and their families.
My name is Jummai Victor Tela am 32 years.I am a Nigerian,a social entrepreneur, a business developer, and an IT expert. I am committed to solving some of the biggest problems in entrepreneurship Eco-system by supporting youth/women entrepreneurs and farmers in identifying opportunities and resources to help them plan start and grow their businesses. I am the founder of TOPPYSKILLS, a platform that focuses on promoting entrepreneurship as a viable career option and a solution to unemployment for youth/Women in Nigeria which in turn creates wealth and economic development.