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.
Surwahi Social - Community Empowerment
Explain your idea in details:
The main objective is to community empowerment through sustainable tourism & activities. In this initiative we shall employ local talent and if required train the best available local resource. We wish to showcase local artisans skills & promoting local arts like pottery, naturopathy, gond art also utilizing their knowledge for natural resource by creating a self help group for mobilizing such resources. While we wish to expose local to wildlife tourism and work closely with local govt authorities. We wish to train locals on construction techniques which has minimal carbon foot print while focusing on water conservation and setting a benchmark for traditional construction methods.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Currently, 5% locals are part of our self help group and we wish to connect and mobilize 40% of the villagers to be part of our initiative to sustainable environment and promoting the destination beyond tiger sighting. Our initiative will help local with new skill sets while travelers will have the opportunity to volunteer and educate the locals on the best practices to boos the tourism
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Our business model completely revolves around promoting best trade practices while involving all local artisans.
I am 32 yr old geek and currently working in multiple startup firms which gave me an opportunity to handle an entire gamut of employee life cycle which further enhanced my leadership skills and this eventually led to my passion to start my own startup on team building activities along with my contribution towards a sustainable tourism and organic farming