The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Best Ideas 2013/2014

According to the American Bankruptcy Institute, in the United States of America, supposedly the most developed country in the world, 25% of young adults rate their financial literacy as "poor". Shocking? Now consider this, if a rate that high exists in such a developed country, how high are levels in read more
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Second Chance is an innovative social business project that aims to give a second chance for unemployed women to be independent, for clothes to be renovated and for people to recycle, donate and change their mindset about secondhand clothes. We aspire to establish a store managed by underprivileged women who read more
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My idea intends to introduce youth and women from marginalized groups like my community, to our organizations "Interactive Microfinance Programme", this entails business coaching and mentorship, give them interest free loans to help them establish their personal or group poultry ventures. As a social entrepreneur, I will establish a chicken read more
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Based on several studies, it is estimated that more than 1.3 billion tonnes of food are wasted every year. This waste represents one-third of global production (FAO, 2011). This wastage not only has enormous negative impact to the global economy and food availability, but also to the environment. Obviously, the read more
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Nayah Amazon Products is a food company business model created for the sustainable development of biodiversity-rich environments such as the Amazon using ethical trade practices. Our proposal focuses on the manufacture of bean-to-bar chocolate and related products at the Region of raw material production. This practice is still rarely used read more
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Golden Skills Acquisition Centre will be located in Lagos State, Nigeria. To offer a brighter future to the Nigerian youths and women through the provision of a quality and affordable vocational training in the following vocations; Fashion Designing, Hair Styling and Cosmetology, ICT Training, Catering and Hotel Management, Events planning read more
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Music unites different people, races, cultures and even ideologies. So it would only make sense if such influential medium was used for a better cause. The idea is that competent bands and singers, who are shadowed by millions of other songs online, pay us to put their songs on our read more
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WaterPurifier is a partnership enterprise that provides eco-friendly Solar Water Pasteurizer - to purify surface water by using solar power and Rainwater Collector to collect clean rain water to ensure safe drinking water throughout the year. It collects raw materials such as Plastic Foam, Black cloth, Polypropylene bag, PVC sheet read more
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Riyad
This is an initiative for the improvement of youth opportunities in leadership, business and self-expression. Zimbabwe has impressive literacy figures and a fairly academically focused society, however this tends to be a very narrow and grades oriented system with lots of pressure to stay and think within the box, extracurricular read more
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Universities have been the medium for most teenagers to gain access to opportunities available for them with the credential to have graduated a certain university. It is the way people think that enduring and persevering all the challenges and struggles by the university can grant students access to opportunities for read more
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Objective Travolteer.com is designed to act as a global marketplace for travelers to discover and join volunteering and conservation activities around the world. Volunteers generally seek for not only a noble way to give back to the society but at the same time they hope to gain a memorable volunteering read more
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The main objetive is to create environmental awareness in the mexican children and prepare them for the future. Cocox green is going to be a environmental education center that will offer workshops of hydroponics, fruit trees plantation, butterfly breeding, recycling and composting. The hydroponics workshop comprise the basic principles of read more
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The Idea as simply put; is to provide a sustainable and affordable solar power (electricity, panels) as an alternative source of energy to homes and businesses in West African Countries.
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To provide first class service to all our clients and professionals in the area of Resume Writing, Interview Etiquette, Job Recruitment, Career Guidance, Customer Service Training, Visa application and CSME Certificate Application assistance. We also provide advice and consultancy in the areas mentioned above.To ensure that all our clientele are read more
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VoMo will be South East Asias first ever volunteer network. The objective of VoMo, a social media platform, is to connect, inspire, and empower people, social organisations, and ethical businesses alike to create change in their own ways. VoMo is all about being social and encouraging creative and engaging conversations read more
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MAIN OBJECTIVES 1. To assist assiduously in the promotion of fish farming in Nigeria and in the West African sub region. 2. To reduce poverty through job creation 3. To be a pioneering figure in large scale fishery in Nigeria 4. To conserve Nigerias natural resources (aquatic life). 5. To read more
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VOZ is designed to allow individuals and organisations to quickly and easily post live reports of human rights and environmental abuses occurring in their local area using a smartphone or a PC. These posts are uploaded to a website, which then shows the report and its location on a map read more
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Imagine a world that everyone can access powerful computer technologies for professional and educational purposes. Currently, millions of people are living in poverty. Imagine how their lives would be affected by the opportunities that powerful computers bring. Self-education and self-employment are examples of such opportunities. But the truth is that read more
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Cookie Jar Plus is a bakery initiative which stemmed from a family idea a little over a decade ago. The initiative was to bake pastries and bakers confectioneries for health conscious friends and customers. We aim to create and cater healthy treats for local, regional, and international customers. Our goal read more
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Crowdsourcing for Conservation (C4C) is an online platform, showcasing situations worldwide where a natural area or habitat is under threat of eradication or degradation as a result of economic development. When an area is under consideration for development, decision-makers assess the likely impact on the local and wider community. To read more
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Clip on Art wants to be a platform in order to help young artists that are still studying. Artist need to be helped because when they are studying, they do not have the possibility to show their pieces of art. Clip on Art wants to organize exhibitions, activities and projects read more
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F-eat is a wannabe fast food chain which is going to prepare fast and at the same time healthy meals, which are going to be based on the Paleo diet(it is a diet based on the nutrition of our ancestors who were fed by what the nature provided them). F-eat read more
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Imagine an African continent that is manufacturing vehicles, handsets, carrying out complex surgeries and the same time is secure without war. Thats our dream!! We feel sad that every day we have to rely on someone elses ingenuity to sustain ourselves. Why cant we produce our own cars or handsets? read more
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Using Crowdmapping technology & public participation, EcoMap India works with a two-pronged approach. One, it helps create database of identified civic environmental issues posing threat to community health and the affected communities thereby calling for better government accountability. Two, it helps initiate action in the affected communities by implementing sustainable read more
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Objectives: Raising young, adolescents, adults and businesses to environmental improvement and socio-economic crisis that we must reduce, environment having important impacts on the environment. And creating jobs through the commercialization of products generated by the environment and to the environment. Decreasing environmental degradation and unemployment around the most affected and read more
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TEDU is a website which supplies a full study course about sex education knowledge for students at different ages. With 2 packages of service: Personal package and Education package for school, TEDU aims to replace real teachers at school in this sensitive subject in Vietnam. Each TEDU user can access read more
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Through the Self Help Hub (SHH) my focus is on organizing under-resourced women into small groups through a process of social mobilization, training and providing bank credit. Direct impact contributes to the economic development of under-resourced communities by assisting women who are breadwinners and dependent on the government grant to read more
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Making handmade accessories and interior decoration products from recycling materials. such as cardboards, bottles.some of the products I make are shoes, bags, earrings etc usually with a touch of fabric both foreign and African fabric to create a sophisticated fashionable finish.
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Our activities involves contracting construction companies on dredging of sand from river sources, stone crushing and employing our integrated electronic instant hauling and delivery service company with innovation,style and quality of products and services.we will put certain facilities in place,like Securing a one hectare fenced or barbed wired dumping valley read more
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igwe
Promoting STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics) in Indonesia, where the vast land limits the outreach of education to the rural areas. Rural schools, away from modern Indonesia, is the main victim of lack of budgets as many urban cities received more entitlements and attentions. The rural schools, therefore, may read more
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Swapbook tackles the issue of wastage of used books. In India, more than 2 million books are thrown away and we look at this as wastage of knowledge.Considering the fact that in India each year countless students drop out of school because of their inability to pay for school books. read more
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Which life do you want to live? And what exactly is necsessary to learn to create that? I want to empower young people to realize their creative potential by giving them the tools - and even more important the opportunity - to experience creation. The Transition Akademie is a one read more
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Noble is more than a clothing brand, it is a spirited concept. It incorporates the power of 3 symbols and special quotes woven into the garment. This initiative strives to encourage the growth of a generation intelectually and spiritually competent enough to employ the use of a wisdom that unlocks read more
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in most systems of communication, information is linked by a server to different devices making a server the center of communication that means anything that happens to a server affects the whole communication network. what if we want to connect several devices to a network without a master, I propose read more
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The main idea is to allow people that make on site shopping to do that anywhere, not just on the store. No matter if they are at office, or at home, in the way, or even in the shop. The concept is to offer an application that can be run read more
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The idea concerns the use of plantain and banana sheaths for the making of cardboards. The sheaths are light, fibrous-to-leathery materials covering the outer stems of plantain and banana plants. The main objectives are; 1.to obtain a useful product that can be used in various applications such as carton boxes read more
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The idea involves establishing a commercial laboratory with research capabilities, where students and researchers can choose between having their samples analyzed by our staff or to do it themselves. This idea is clearly about supporting the Nigerian education system. As a recent graduate and academic, I have witnessed the overcrowded read more
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The main Objective of the idea is to improve health outcome of people with mental illnesses in Malawi and activities will involve developing a mobile health application that will be given to community health workers to guide them in basic assessment and treatment of mental health illness. Additionally it will read more
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My team and I are avid cyclists and environment advocates. To lessen our contribution to greenhouse gases, we have decided to bike-to-work and use bimodal commute despite the lack of bicycle infrastructure and unsafe conditions in Metro Manila, Philippines. There are others like us too. That is why we developed read more
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SHOMZ is a social enterprise established to bridge the gaps between the normal and disabled / disadvantaged people via pedagogical and innovative approaches, hence creating social equity and a better lifestyle. SHOMZ sells products produced by the disabled people online and the profit earned is to provide an income of read more
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Les Grandes Épices is a cozy boutique eco-resort which combines nature and luxury into a simple package that is the epitome of a dream getaway. It is a haven of pampering with top-notch authentic services and accommodation facilities. The idea behind establishing this type of eco-resort is to capitalize on read more
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The idea is to create a unique one stop online resource center for learners/teachers of English language that promotes peace and cultural diversity based on the concept of human oneness. First, a website would be created to provide teaching-learning resources for all levels. All content accessible on the site would read more
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As in most developing countries, poor waste disposal has become a socio-economic threat, with Zimbabwes urban waste collection rates dropping from 80% in the mid-1990s to as low as 20% in 2007. An increasing population of 13 million, emergence of small-scale businesses and poor municipal waste management, it clearly means read more
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YoJalo will be a collaborative platform to link small and medium producers and people who want to sell their products, this way a lot of products that otherwise would not reach a massive audience can get distributed making an impact on both the producer and the distributor. YoJalo would provide read more
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Our main objective is to convert the abundant plastic waste in the Northern Nigeria to eco-friendly plastic lumbers and nylon bags. We are going to start systematically from the scratch, with the use of a crusher only for the start to gain significant returns (from crushing waste and selling it read more
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Jumla which is a situated in the Himalayan region of Nepal is very famous for the production of delicious apples. I think the apples that are grow here are the best I have ever ate and the valuable market of this product is been degraded due to various reasons so read more
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The main objective of this idea is to provide the villagers with a source of income through the intensive cultivation of Avocado that can be exported. Activities will include sensitization of the local population on the importance of cultivating this fruit as it is nourishing and on how profitable it read more
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I chose to investigate games controllers, when I found out the amount of materials needed to make controllers for each individual console and that the cost for controllers has skyrocketed over the past 5 years. The goal of my project became a games controller which could be used with different read more
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Globally, insecurity has become a major challenge to all and sundry, due to the different terriorist attacks that is been targeted at innocent souls on a daily basis. This therefore, has prompted concerted efforts from the international community and government of various nations to embark on finding solutions and ways read more
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Imagine, having groundnuts and chilled natural orange or pineapple juice, with good soft music playing, what a feeling? The nutritious value and economic importance of nuts such as groundnut, cashew nuts, etc and natural fruits can never be overemphasized, and neither can their rich tastes be ignored. FRUITS AND NUTS read more
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