1 slum 100 computers

Published on February 18, 2014 um 18:02

Summary of your idea

The 1 Slum 100 Computers project will provide free computer training and entrepreneurship mentoring for disadvantaged youths in Eastern Nairobi slums and informal settlements. At completion of the training and mentorship, loans them computers and other technological devices to help them set up a computer based business such as cybercafe, respectively to the business plan designed during the training/mentorship. How it works: Within 6 months 30 youths (3 groups with 10 members per group) receive Computer training in services of cybercafé business: 1) Introduction to computer 2) Computer typing 3) Microsoft office 4) Graphic design 5) Internet /web services And entrepreneurship mentorship simultaneously: Each group is requested to identify a mentor and the Project assign another mentor to each Group (a mentor: An experienced business person with 15+ years of diverse general business experience) These mentors will help the group members to complete 9 modules course intended to help them create a business plan for the group and to document this plan with: an elevator pitch, a business plan summary PowerPoint, and an Investment Profile: 1) Mission, opportunity and strategy 2) External Environment 3) Target Market statement 4) Operations and value chain 5) Organization/Human Resource 6) Business Model 7) Metrics 8) Operating Plan 9) Financing. At completion of this training & mentorship, each group (Leader) present (pitch) their Business Plan Summary in presence of Project and partners Leadership, mentors, and invited audience in a Public graduation Forum. Each group then receive a loan package of basic equipment worth not exceeding 2923 $, respectively to their business plan. On top, they receive project personnel who work with them for the business development until the loan is fully repaid. For self-sustainability, the program requires loan repayment with interests of 12-15% if paid within 6 months and 12 months respectively.

Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development

The 1 slum 100 Computers project ultimate goal is to reduce youth unemployment and poverty while refashioning Eastern Nairobi slums and informal settlements. 1slum 100 computers project will Improve employability of 30 disadvantaged Youth in eastern Nairobi slums, help them (loan) establish 3 computer based business such cybercafe in first year in operation while the result will be doubled per year starting the second year in operation of the project-Training 60 youths and setting up 6 computers based business per year in eastern Nairobi slums and informal settlements.

Plans for implementation and sustainability

The 1 slum 100 Computers project ultimate goal is to reduce youth unemployment and poverty while refashioning Eastern Nairobi slums and informal settlements. 1slum 100 computers project will Improve employability of 30 disadvantaged Youth in eastern Nairobi slums, help them (loan) establish 3 computer based business such cybercafé in first year in operation while the result will be doubled per year starting the second year in operation of the project-Training 60 youths and setting up 6 computers based business per year in eastern Nairobi slums and informal settlements. The 1 slum 100 Computer project is a self sustainable project. It is expected to be self sustained by fourth year in operations with an increase of earned income 155.6% from 26% in the first year. The 1 slum 100 Computers Project will be operate by International Transformation Foundation-a youth led nonprofit organization- with collaborative donation from various donors such as Rabobank Foundation(Raboshare4more-Netherlands) and other collaborative local partnering companies such as BonniekimLtd, Nakumatt Holdings, Manji Foods Industries, summaria Industries,Tropical heat and compulynx.

Your profile

Kubwimana Venuste was born and grew up in Kamonyi, a village of Rwandas southern province, on 1st August 1985. Motivated by personal experience with poverty and great empathy for his fellow disadvantaged young people when he was 14 forcing him to enter into labor market at such tender age. Venuste has Risen to become an inspiring social entrepreneur and youth activist. He holds firmly to his personal values and believes integrity is at the heart of every individual and every relationship. With his internal thought processes being mystery. He has a rich enthusiasm for life and a firm belief in a happier and more idyllic world in the future. He is motivated internally to make this dream a reality. Venuste is now living in Nairobi-Kenya serving as Secretary General with International Transformation Foundation- A global youth development non profit organization he masterminded the establishment in 2009. He have been awarded global recognitions including 2012 Global Social benefit incubator Santa Clara University, CA; USA. And Peace revolution fellowship - World Peace Initiative Foundation; Thailand.

Stage of Idea

planning stage

Your idea has a positive impact on

education, poverty reduction, youth

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August 5, 2018 14:47

Hello
A good idea that I will certainly support is because training youth and facing unemployment is very important in any society, and also linking employment to technology is good. Technology must spread in poor places because it makes life much easier for us.
I wish success to your idea.

June 4, 2016 16:42

Hie Venuste
My project:

Project dignity idea of Ñatasha Annie Tonthola was selected for best Project 2016 category

I support your idea, and am wishing you the best of luck in ur category of BEST IDEA

Since we are friends am kindly asking that u support me with a vote since we are not competing in the same category. . and I will do the same

https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/10/

Best of luck
Natasha Annie Tonthola

April 15, 2016 05:49

Good project, hats off to you. Hope you too can read my idea and share your thoughts https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/members/daniellehwafe007/ideas/my-ideas/2963/

April 14, 2016 12:52

Very good project! I personally think that the best way to develop a country is to invest in youth. Give each of them the opportunity to undertake through a training, its a great idea.

I will be happy to read your comment and vote on my idea called BOOST IDEA. Just a click on this link, will bring you in my page:

https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/members/imeldansi/ideas/my-ideas/2338/

Thank you!

July 6, 2014 10:54

I have just voted you as number 117. Simultaneously vote me at:

https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/groups/entrepreneurship-competition-2013/contests/1/1262

Thanks.

April 13, 2014 04:08

Thank you very much for having such a kind and caring heart by voting for the "1 Slum 100 Computers" project!! Please share it with all your other friends as this amazing project definitely deserves and needs tons of votes!

My heart aches for hurting children and youth. They are counting on us to help provide them with a better future! After all...it is only a matter of fate that we were not born into their misery.

April 11, 2014 22:45

Wishing your project great success....Wonderful presentation....

April 6, 2014 05:53

lets unite in making it a reallity in my country.
thank you.

April 6, 2014 05:41

Wonderful And continued excellence
Thanks to all