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.
Transforming disadvantaged girls into heroes
Explain your idea in details:
The objective of this idea is to provide another opportunity to the girls who dropped out and left out from school, by exposing them to other potentials in entrepreneurship, specifically in recycling product, and organic agriculture. In addition, there will be an establishment of small scale industry in major cities like Dar es salaam, Mbeya and Mwanza to produce products related to recycling including School Bag, Shopping Bag, and Repaired Bag. In Mbeya, Iringa, Ruvuma, and Rukwa where crop production is highly undertaken, agricultural activities associated with organic product will be taking place in this region, organic product like tomatoes, onions, garlic, ginger, and other vegetable crops will be produced and processed in different ways.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
The ultimate goal of this idea is to reduce the level of poverty and to create more decent work and economic growth among girls and women in Tanzania. Those who lacks academic qualification to continue with further education, those dropped out and left out for several reasons will be benefited from this project.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Here, the investment activities in purchasing buildings, machinery, tools, land resources,seeds will be crucial. On other hand, working capital for licenses and fees,marketing, workshops and training, extension services, electricity, water, raw material and mentoring programs. All of these will costs approximately Tanzania shillings 218 millions. However, after one to two years of implementing this idea, financially will depend on its own source including registration fees, certificate fee, profit from sold products and other fee. On otherhand, government ministry, sector and department will be consulted to assist in any of these activities and resources to minimize costs.
I'm thirty (30) years of age, and citizen of United Republic of Tanzania, male and undergraduate of bachelor degree in B.A with education from Tumaini University Makumira , Arusha, Tanzania, and awarded a university certificate with upper second class. Also involved in environmental activities and awarded a certificate of environmentalist by Geography department. I'm highly motivated in career development, curiosity, academic achievements, challenging tasks, hard working and outdoor activities. In addition, I posses unique qualities such as supporting and helping others, working with people of different age, sex, race and religion, also I'm good at listening and advising people with difficulties. My career provide me with different skills including organization management, counseling, conducting seminar, monitoring and evaluation, researching and project planning. All these qualities and skills gives an opportunity to utilize myself into different context in creating or providing desired results.