This program is an activity of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Best Ideas 2013/2014

With the goal of championing social causes and advocating for positive change using the pen, the lens, the brush, the canvass, the voice, the body & the mind, “ART-ivism” is an initiative I’ve had in mind for quite a while now. I’ve always thought to myself that since people who read more
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Karinconsult Nigeria Limited has an obligation to deliver some community development project and programmes in my country as a means of impacting into the lives of children, youths, women and staff within and outside my environment which are: A. Training programme on Agro-Base Enterprises. B. Computer Training programme for youth read more
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My idea is very simple ,open a school and a coaching institute.As its name both the school and coaching institute are inspired by the personality and teaching style of RICHARD PHILLIPS FEYNMAN.When i first read his i was very inspired by the simple approach to very complicated topics. Then i read more
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We Humans are the most prized possession of the earth. We are the most intelligent social life forms of all and are recognized by other living forms only because of humanity. It is that property of us that gives us the name human. Yes, the term humanity must have been read more
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I want to come up with a solar cooling umbrella which is environmental friendly. The product will be powered by the sun and it will have tiny fans underneath or inside to provide cooling. My innovative approach is to see my idea taking the community to a level where it read more
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Is necessary develop actions to protect endangered biodiversity and ensure its use in a sustainable and responsible way; in the specific case of ornamental fish and fish consumption, in Colombia, there is a considerable number of species in danger of extinction because of overexploitation, deterioration of ecosystems and consumer misinformation read more
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With this project is elaborated business idea related to the production of specific so-called White Sticks, which will greatly simplify the lives of people who are forced to use them. White Sticks are canes used by people with disabilities, people with full or partial blindness. White Sticks are manufactured from read more
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Tanzania is one among the less developed countries in the world. In 2011 an estimated 1.6 millions of Tanzanian were living with HIV/AIDS, with 1.3 millions were aged 15 or older. HIV/AIDS have resulted to 1.3 millions orphaned children in Tanzania. This idea aims to improve community health, mostly to read more
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The idea is to set up a chain of healthy food delivery restaurants all over the country. Young dropouts will learn how to cook healthy dishes. They will be trained on their entrepreneurial and management skills and discipline. They will also be guided in setting up a feasible business plan. read more
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Proposal - Use cryptocurrency for organised sustainable microlending. Cryptocurrency is at a stage when it transcends commodity status. People use it to buy pizzas, donuts, games, stuffed dogs and cars. Dogecoin, one such digital currency, has been used to dig wells, sponsor NASCAR drivers, build houses, and fund tropical countries read more
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The project aims to utilize sugar cane’s molasses, which is widely considered useless and harmful to the environment as a material for cultivating various kinds of mushroom especially white clamshell mushroom. Molasses has long been known as an obsession of the environmentalists due to its terrible impact on nature, human read more
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Pragma is a platform that enables students to pursue the right courses from high school to colleges. From an early stage students in high schools are guided on the right subject combinations based on what they desire to pursue as careers, and a variety on other intrinsic parameters. Then, upon read more
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Currently, there are more than 500 garment factories operating in Phnom Penh City, employing approximately 600,000 workers. 90% of them are young women who migrate from the rural part of Cambodia for job and income. However, almost all of them do not have access to hygienic and nutritious food. They read more
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Chiky is mobile application that target female youth in developing countries. It provides information on female reproductive health and other diseases affecting females, socio-cultural topics affecting women, access to female specialist clinics. Its also provides a forum where female can share their experience in life, relationships and at work place. read more
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Callad is a smart phone application that displays advert during an incoming call or when the user receives an SMS. There is an option for the user to skip the advert and view it later after either receiving the call or rejecting it. To make the ads relevant and less read more
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Dhaka City in Bangladesh is largely our common community. Situation of this mega city is getting worst day by day owing to severe pollution in numerous forms, extensive urbanization and industrialization. High-rise buildings and sky scrapers are many in numbers. We are think of targeting roofs of a community’s apartments, read more
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Randal venture fund, is a company that will work with the growth and development of youth and women. This will be done through the provision of financial and other services. For example; Advertising, marketing, franchising, company validity, talent identification and development and planning. The company’s aim is to harmonies youth read more
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Many women, due to a lot of different events during their lifetime such as marriage, child-birth, health issues,death of partner and divorce, remain jobless for the rest of their life. But every woman in this world has skills and hobbies which remain undiscovered. They can use these skills to earn read more
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We will manufacture and market quality syringes at cheap prices . In order to achieve these, we will outsource the whole manufacturing process and packaging to contract manufacturers who will produce and ship these products to our target customers. Our company's main task will be to coordinate and organize the read more
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"Be the change you wish to see in the world" - This is the core concept behind this project. Increased exposure and engagement in social media has immensely raised the social conscience among Indian youth. We possess both intention and dedication to bring about a change in the existing social read more
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What? Zariya empowers women who face violence by providing them with a safe & reliable medium to access: 1. Actionable information: pointed information that tells violence survivors how they can practice their rights, as opposed to merely what their rights are. 2. Service providers: Service providers include police, legal information read more
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The micronutrient fertilizer is a blend of secondary and trace elements which are essential for plant growth and productivity. This, when adequately mixed with conventional fertilizer or farm yard manure provides a balanced Composition of essential nutrients to plants for higher yield. The product will also encourage the activities of read more
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Over 700 million people in developing countries have vision loss that could be resolved with a pair of glasses, resulting in more than $200 billion of lost economic output annually. Unfortunately, the success of current solutions has been limited due to the scarcity of optometrists in developing countries and the read more
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The main objective would be to set up a two-pronged medium to large sized import/export enterprise based in Lagos, Nigeria that on the one hand acts as a trading platform directly involved in the importation of high demand goods mostly agricultural produce and other critical commodities from other African countries read more
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This organization will be both a Non profit and profit Organization which will be based on campaigning Youth Development through provision of Entrepreneurial Education, Introducing vocational Training( particularly Tailoring training) and computer courses center. Introducing Tailoring vocational training and computer courses center will be a new idea because up to read more
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The major objective of DI-ARENA is to bring in both the young and elderly sport enthusiast under the same roof in a very conducive atmosphere and environment to enjoy the beautiful game of soccer and at the same time reliving themselves of stress and tension experienced during the days work. read more
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My idea is a fashion boutique where people with growth problems (little people) could buy trendy clothes and accessories, even according to their own ideas.
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pyroelectricty of ceramic is utilized as a foundation of direct conversion of thermal energy into electric energy. In existing process plant. Similar to that of It can be possible considering reverse circuit of an electrical iron/press used by us at home for our cloths. Devices to be invent that capture read more
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Nawwar(Arabic word for illuminate) is a revolutionary idea of turning studied sciences into 2D and 3D animation , by creating a library of animated videos for university and school students in the American, British and Egyptian systems. Nawwar will be the first of its kind in Egypt due to the read more
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Slum areas are a fact that we cannot deny in developing countries, families live in houses made of tin sheets, stones or wood. Roofs are steel sheets, cardboards or wood. Houses lack proper ventilation, insulation, sanitation and they are overcrowded. All these factors affect the residents physically and mentally. I read more
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The negligence of the effects of unlined waste dumps on the host soil and underlying shallow aquifers in southeastern Nigeria characterized by largely unconfined, porous and high permeable aquiferous system is worrisome. Studies have shown that soil and groundwater system can be polluted due to poorly designed waste disposal facilities, read more
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This project of Be-Game is about a behavior game for children aged 5-13 years. The game will be built using the graphics engine unity game engine with well designed graphics and characters who will be attractive to the eyes of children in which it is intended. This idea aims to read more
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Teach indigenous and poor people in Guatemala how to eat a healthy diet and provide them with healthy food they are not used to eating. Guatemalan people suffer from malnutrition since they are not aware they are already in possesion of nutritious foods from their crops. Provide food and resources read more
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Lensational aims at empowering women through photography. Emotionally, women can express themselves freely despite illiteracy; economically they earn extra income through selling the photographs. As a social enterprise, Lensational first recycles digital cameras in the developed world, then resells them to the urban poor women in developing countries, and equips read more
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QUALCOSA is a self-sustaining non-profit project that seeks to coordinate three stages of human beings relating to health, education and nutrition for the improvement of eating habits, quality of life for people who have low economic and efficient use of time which in today’s society is really crucial resources. QUALCOSA read more
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The disposable plastic bottle usages for drinking water making the number of plastic bottle trashes keep increasing everyday. While a lot of students and daily workers need everyday supply of drinking water, They are forced to bought bottled water because in Indonesia, tap water cannot be used for drinking water. read more
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We might never deny the important of young citizens in every society. However, many Vietnamese youngsters have tended to adopt culture from other countries in a misleading way. This fast-integrated process has made their life hurried and they accidentally lost the value of life. The social interaction between people has read more
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Diagnosing a bizarre illness requires the one component that a patient cannot bank on; time. Sometimes, illness can be produced by something as mundane as bacteria from dirty water, metal poisoning from unpolished pipes or even just by unknowingly being in the company of another ill person, and oftentimes, because read more
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Millions of opportunities are accessible to youths of Africa and of Cameroon in particular. Unfortunately, either by choice or fate, many of these youths are not aware of these opportunities. Their entire academic and/or professional paths could be changed by these opportunities, yet they miss out because they are not read more
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Education, employment, health, and affordable housing – four cornerstones of the social sector – operate in silos. My work has illuminated the need for a more holistic approach to alleviating poverty. Attending college is unlikely for a low-income student if he cannot focus in school because he doesn’t have health read more
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The IUVENIA Award is an initiative to reward and recognize companies that have the best working conditions for young people in Mexico. It will consist on a badge that will be part of the companies’ public image. Criteria for the evaluation will be developed in a fill-in format. The more read more
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TechStyle is a textile enterprise that produces hand made clothes designed by art students and newly graduates in third countries and sells them online. For the production of clothes TechStyle employs women with secondary education, who are unemployed, and have very good skills in textile industry. The design and concept read more
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My idea is to create a platform called 'Discovering Outliers'(DO) online which will serve as a marketplace for innovative businesses to get equipment loans directly from corporate and individual impact investors while utilizing the purchased equipment/assets as collateral until the loan is repaid. For example, when a businessman in Nigeria read more
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Despite immense advancement in technology, today’s world is still cluttered with incidences of petty crimes on helpless people by desperate criminals. Though crime rate might have declined, majority of the people are afraid of stepping out alone at night, unless they live in an ultra secure society/facility. The rationale behind read more
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Tamarisk is an invasive shrub/tree that has decimated riparian habitats in the Western United States. My idea is to put this resource to use and restore the natural habitat. There are many different opportunities that could be explored to utilize the hectares upon hectares of tamarisk that grow in this read more
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Summary: Nearly 285 million humans around the world, faces many of the difficulties and challenges in their daily lives, because they are visually impaired, the problem appears strongly if it's related to everyday things like movement, choice of clothes and other things, from here came the idea of application to read more
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Green Cross program is a part of a small youth environmental enterprise company call Green plus Kenya. Green Cross was established to strategically bring together both private and public sector companies to support and invest in environmental issues with the help of the community or the General Public (youths, student, read more
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Afripreneur (http://www.afripreneur.com.ng/ )social enterprise is a business support platform that enables enterprising Africans to move from ideation to world-class enterprise easier and faster. This is being achieved by providing various online and offline solutions which will provide needed support and access for aspiring and growing entrepreneurs. Afripreneur came up as read more
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1. Working in impoverished and high risk communities ridden with unemployment, school failures, substance abuse, domestic violence and high crime; it has become apparent to me that there is a lack of self mastery. There is a general veil of hopelessness which has lead to a low standard of living read more
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This project is based in Kibera Slum, Nairobi, Kenya. It seeks to develop and grow the several dozen youth groups/businesses that informally manage waste management throughout Lindi and Laini Saba Villages in the settlement. Youth-led waste management in Kibera lacks responsible movement of household garbage to legal dumping sites. The read more
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