Best Ideas 2019 features all the nominated entries submitted under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solutions or propositions for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage.
YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE
Explain your idea in details:
This idea aims at improving the standard of living of the youth and also creating a community which has sustainable adequate food supply for the entire community.We shall identify the youth who can participate , train them in applicable,affordable and modern skills and techniques of live stock and cultivation projects.we shall train individual youths or those who would have formed groups.we shall equip them with start ups in terms of seeds for cultivation and animals for live stock farming.After harvesting or the animals giving birth they bring back the seeds and animals to the project so that other youth could also benefit.it becomes a revolving startup for the youth.How ever when they come back for other services they pay a small fee for the sustainability of the project.For the youth who would love to modify their products or sell their products to a wider market we shall train them also.In the long run we form a youth marketing association where youth could have access to a wider market in and out of the country.This idea supports the youth in fighting poverty and at the same time fights hunger because the youth will producing food and live stock products.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
This idea targets 500 youth per month to benefit either through training or with start up kits.In a year we shall have reached 6000 youth together.We shall evaluate the success depending on how many youth have benefited,trainings held and how many startups given out.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
We shall work with the community local leaders to mobilize the youth and identifying those who are willing and eligible to participate in the project.After identifying them we orient them about the project,carryout a survey about their space for the project.After that we start the training and later on give them the start ups.We follow up their projects up to the level of success.We shall write to potential donors of the project from Uganda and outside to be the source of financing.We shall work with the local leaders for mobilization of the youth,we shall work with organizations which work with the youth for training and capacity building.
my name is Ofwono Opondo born on 10/11/1987 , i stay in wakiso district Ugandan founded and work with SHES organization a youth led organization.i work with the youth my organization is youth led so my main target is uplifting the standard of living of the youth.