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 2019 features all the nominated entries submitted 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.

SALUBATA

Stage of Idea start-up stage
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Explain your idea in details:

The objective of our innovation is to mitigate adverse impacts on our environment by preventing plastic pollution.Innovation entails proprietary modular shoes which only flaps would be replaced several times with different materials or designs alone without wearing not more than a shoe per time.This entails utilizing recycled plastics and recycled tires to drive our innovation.

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Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development

We want to reduce the number of shoes that are being worn by at least 50% (as many people would not have to wear more than one shoe and use at least one flap to replace just the other one while the sole remains the same).We intend to drastically reduce the amount of plastic pollution by utilizing recycled plastic and recycled leather and tires for each modules of the shoes).We anticipate a change in social behaviors of people as many would develop technologies or innovations that would enhance sustainable development;where each man only produces and consumes responsibly.

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Plans for implementation and sustainability

Our customer segments entails male and female from 16 years of age till 45 years;with low to medium level of disposable income .They are resident in both the rural and urban areas.Acquisition channels involves brick and mortar stores,partner stores,e-commerce partner websites, SALUBATA brand website,social media (Facebook,Instagram),sale events and exhibitions.Revenue model is primarily via sales.Financing source: we currently have a leather business where we manufacture shoes,bags,mules and other related accessories.Our first source of finance would come from here to at least produce the first set of 1000 pieces of shoes.Other sources of financing are possible grant and investments from venture capitalists.Collaborators: include British Council,World bank,United Nations and Acumen-Unilever

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Your profile

Age: 30Background: I graduated as at the University of Lagos with a Bachelors degree in Environmental Toxicology and Masters degree in Environmental toxicology and pollution management.I have worked as a business analyst and an environmental scientist for over 3 years.I am currently the creative director of the SALUBATA brand.Motivation and qualities contributing to my success:I am driven by by sheer creativity,passion,unwavering beliefs and guts.My works are driven by deep intellectual curiosity,hard work and creativity.My interests lies in entrepreneurship,community development and societal impacts.I want to live a significant and sustainable legacy that would impact humanity.Awards/recognition: Forbes Fellow (2018), UBER pitch winner, TEDx (TEDxYaba) speaker,British Council incubation (an incubation for fashion entrepreneurs),Acumen-Unilever social enterprise incubation for innovation on plastic (for our proprietary modular shoe concept).

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May 24, 2019 01:12

Great idea! So innovative and simple! I believe your project will do amazing things!
I am a voter!
I love your project and its impact on society! vote and comment on my idea about fish farming! https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891

May 24, 2019 01:11

Great idea! So innovative and simple! I believe your project will do amazing things!
I am a voter!
I love your project and its impact on society! vote and comment on my idea about fish farming! https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891

May 24, 2019 01:10

Great idea! So innovative and simple! I believe your project will do amazing things!
I am a voter!
I love your project and its impact on society! vote and comment on my idea about fish farming! https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891

May 24, 2019 01:10

Great idea! So innovative and simple! I believe your project will do amazing things!
I am a voter!
I love your project and its impact on society! vote and comment on my idea about fish farming! https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891

May 24, 2019 01:09

Great idea! So innovative and simple! I believe your project will do amazing things!
I am a voter!
I love your project and its impact on society! vote and comment on my idea about fish farming! https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13891

May 23, 2019 22:36

Nice one fam. Your project is impressive. I'll definitely vote for you. However My idea "THE PITCHING APP" has been nominated for the young citizen entrepreneurship competition, under the best idea category 2019. Read about my idea via this link
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/13916
Do comment and vote for me thanks in anticipation
Cheers.