Best Projects 2018 features all the nominated entries submitted to the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition under ‘Submit your Project’ category. All the entries consist of innovative projects run by existing enterprises in the form of businesses, NGOs or informal programs. If you want to know the 10 finalists in this category click HERE
Explain your project in details:
Nzeeme Corporation is dedicated to empower the youths and boost the economy through agency programs and collaboration with institutions in all African countries in order to improve the level of technology, provide innovative solutions and offer youths the opportunity to live a quality life, be innovative and be able to meet up with the global emerging technology. Most importantly, to create jobs leading to sustainable economic development. We involve the youths in effective vision communication, roadmap implementation, training activities (knowledge transfer), system/software support, and management skills. As ICT professionals, we provide quality products/services and practical knowledge in areas like Robotics, Microwave Radio Transmission, Fiber Optics Transmission, 2G/3G /4G LTE RF Engineering, Cyberoam Security, MTCNA, CWNA, CCNP R/Digital IP Camera/ Analogue CCTV Installation, Electric Fence Installation, Fire Alarm/Smoke Detector Installation, Intercom/PABX Installation, Fingerprint Door Lock Access Control, 3-5KVA Solar Panel/Inverter Installation, Power Rectifier Installation and Maintenance, RF Planning, Drive Test and Optimization, Electrical Wiring and Design Using AutoCad, LAN Cabling Systems, Home Automation Systems, Mobile App Development, Microsoft Server 2012, Graphic Design, Web Designing and Digital Marketing, Software Engineering etc. We have organised trainings and partner with institutions in Nigeria and across Africa. We are setting up Hi-Tech Computer Lab, Robotics Lab and Automated Management System for schools/institutions; automated results computation, manage school information, instantly compute all class recordstotal scores, students' grades, subject/class positions, term results, cumulative results-test and exam scores, view studentssummaries, print class result sheet, print individual report cards, and promote desired students, easily manage session and terminal data, view and print past results, records etc. We partner with organizations to provide community development services, youth empowerment, online training, seminar, telecom services, banking services, educational services etc We have also developed a Digital machine, online shop, gadgets etc. See more at www.nzeeme.com.
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
Nzeeme Corporation has continued to provide global technological solutions and build innovations to ease operations. Through our online shop, we offer digital products like airtime/data, education e-facilities, bill payment, banking/payment services etc. Our online shop also gives businesses the opportunity to sell/advertise their products/services free of charge. We boost businesses with free website design with marketing tools. Through our partnership with international companies, we offer SuperSIM, a simcard for unlimited calls and messaging with worldwide coverage, no roaming, no charges thereby breaking restrictions and solving the problem of communication. We also developed apps for social media marketing and we offer free unlimited websms with worldwide coverage thereby solving the problem of online broadcasting and information dissemination. Through our agency program, we give youths the opportunity to resell our products/services thereby solving the problem of unemployment and economic hardship, as youths will nolonger be dependent on the government rather everyone will be busy building and developing technologies for sustainable development. We ensure that we constantly improve in our products/services and engage in continuous training and capacity building for youths and businesses; we will not relent in training and empowering youths. We also plan to create good incentives that will keep youths/business in line with our business model and the vision for innovation and sustainable development, not just only that, but give their best to our projects. We have made sure that our workforce will remain the best in the industry. All our activities will continue in line with government policies/laws and what is obtainable in the global industry. Our website have an estimated 75 percent portion of initial look and feel issues resolved, 75-90 percent portion of content/links available, 70 percent of interactive functional issues resolved, and 80 percent of revenue-generating affiliate partner programs in activation.
Sustainability and future plans
We plan to build a business that will surpass the territories of Nigeria; we will expand throughout all African countries and to all the ends of the world. We plan to start expansion by next year when we must have built a first class corporate identity and recognized brand. We operate under a brand registered as Nzeeme Corporation and through our marketing tools, strategies, agency program and collaboration with institutions, we expect to spread across every city in Nigeria and across Africa in less than 3years. We will effectively make use of the media and approach government authorities to incorporate our projects into the public system. We have offices in Nigeria with professionals that are cerified by Microsoft,Google,Oracle etc and we currently partner with schools, businesses and other international institutions.We also run campaigns and online broadcasting via the social media in collaboration with WhatsApp, Facebook and Google Digital Garage.We use verified platforms such as confirmed WhatsApp, verified Facebook, cerified Google etc.Our financing source comes from donations, sponsorships,commission, rendering services, selling of digital products and showcasing of innovations.We plan to place adverts on newspapers and magazines,electronic media platforms etc.We will make use of the internet and social media platforms like; Instagram,Facebook ,twitter,YouTube,Google+ etc to promote our brand.We will also install Billboards on strategic locations. We will also make sure we engage in road show from time to time in targeted neighbourhoods.Distribute our fliers and handbills in target areas.Contact corporate organizations by calling them up and informing them of our projects.List our web cum graphic design company in local directories/yellow pages.Advertise our company in our official website and employ strategies that will help us pull traffic to the site.Ensure that all our staff members wear our branded shirts and all our vehicles are well branded with our company logo etc.
Your profile as an entrepreneur
Born on 3rd September,1990, origin of Anambra State, Nigeria in a family of four siblings. I grew up with my family at Aba, Abia State, Nigeria, an area with lack of infrastructure and poor education system. Through the television and internet, I learnt lots of skills via online trainings, building in me the motivation to impact the world with the investment of my personality. I wake up everyday with new innovative ideas. I love to socialize with youths to know the diverse experiences of people. I always engage in discussions with both old and young to see the views and perception of people in relation to issues of life. I always listen to inspirational teachings and it has become my daily routine to use the social media in broadcasting motivational stories and quotes to inspire and encourage the youths. I attended my primary education at St. Paul's Catholic School Aba, Abia State Nigeria under the sponsorship of the church parish heads. I was appointed the student head and I received the Chika-Obi Award as the best student in mathematics. I had my secondary education at National High School Aba, Abia State, Nigeria under a fully sponsored government scholarship after I passed the entrance exam with grade 97%. I was honored with the recognition of the Lab Assistant and Science Prefect of the school. I was awarded the most outstanding student, best science student and best outgoing student in 2008. I studied computer science at Federal Polytechnic Nekede,Imo State,Nigeria. I actively participated successfully in competitions, student politics as elected departmental president and course representative, extra-curicullum activities etc. I am a good listener and public speaker, fluent in the use of English and I also have excellent reading and typing skills. I have successfully participated in international exams like TOEFL, IELTS, SAT etc