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 Projects 2019 features all the nominated entries submitted ‘Submit your Project’ category. All the entries consist of innovative projects run by existing enterprises in the form of businesses, NGOs or informal programs.

Power Jiko and renewable energy

Your title/position Engineer
Type of Enterprise registered company
Year the ngo or company was founded 2017
Website
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Explain your project in details:

Main aim is to protect our environment from emissions and also deforestation for search of firewood. Also ensure that every household have a source of electricity at the most affordable and simple way. Working with the community to eradicate poverty is a key interest where we turn waste to wealth and currently creating employment for juakali sector with our simplified model of the powerjiko.

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Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development

Apparently despite being a start we have managed to distribute the powerjiko to 100 consumers. And using a small machinery we provide them with the pellets. The demand is so high that we have expanded the company and hope to cover the whole of Western Kenya in the next one month. In the mean time the company have 15 employees and 50 distributors in Western Kenya.

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Sustainability and future plans

Our initial stage is design and fabrication, then testing and evaluation to ensure good quality, production of pellets, sales and marketing of our products. Major source of finances is from sponsorship and grants. The project is in incubation period and hoping to expand and grow it worldwide. The major target group of the company is sub-saharan region where there is a large number of people not connected to the national grid and still relying on firewood and charcoal for cooking. We aim at conserving and protecting the environment.

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Your profile as an entrepreneur

Am a Kenyan aged 24 years. A graduate engineer from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. Driven by the desire of team work, team building, self-confidence, strength and gender balance. We are the 2019 honoree by Zuri Award under renewable energy category. We believe in equipping the youths with skills that will help in achieving the SDGs globally.

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June 15, 2019 11:17

TODAY IS ANOTHER DAY to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 15, 2019 11:17

TODAY IS ANOTHER DAY to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 14, 2019 12:07

Hi dear,
its another beautiful day of voting, I believe sustained efforts and your creativity will pay off, on and off this platform. keep doing what you do and all the best
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June 13, 2019 23:38

I am here again to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 13, 2019 23:38

I am here again to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 13, 2019 23:38

I am here again to support on this amazing opinion lets make a change that will benefit the entire world . all the best

kindly let continue with the support

Regards
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/my-ideas/13566/?

June 13, 2019 21:09

Hello

Well done and i wish you all the best in this competition and implementation of your project. Let continue supporting each other through votes and comments. You can read my idea too "Waste papers recycling to useful products' and support it with a vote and comment https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/members/tumainisimon/ideas/my-ideas/14251/

June 6, 2019 14:26

Hi Mary,

I am here to show you my support once more. So I left you a vote. However, I would like to leave you with a question to ponder on. How will you maintain your market traction for your business and what are your key milestone in the next 6 months?

You can also show your support on my project with a vote and comment at https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/24/13054

Let us continue to walk side by side until the very end in support for one another.

Bibieandrea Services Venture: Daring to be different by being the change that inspires others!

June 5, 2019 23:45

Hello

Great project, well done and i wish you all the best.You can read my idea too "Waste papers recycling to useful products' and support it with a comment and vote https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/members/tumainisimon/ideas/my-ideas/14251/

June 5, 2019 17:49

Hi, Mary,

A commendable idea, well done; keep pushing. Just know this, I voted for your idea.

Also, you can do well to support, vote and comment on my idea at https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/24/13054

Together, we can be the change that we seek so drastic through our actions.

June 3, 2019 22:36

It's a beautiful day to vote, since it's a a new week, plus i will vote for your idea, kindly vote mine on your next activation. if you vote mine, kidly drrop a comment and ill make sure to vote you too. Thank you.
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/14316

June 3, 2019 08:29

Hi,
Your idea is great and I hope it has a great impact.

Lets Support each other. Can you please spare some time and vote for my idea STEP (Slums' Transformation & Empowering Population) in order to support slums and alleviate poverty.

Click on this link https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/14234/ to vote.

Thank You

Best Regards,
Haleema zia from Pakistan

May 29, 2019 07:48

Greetings,

Happy International Menstrual Hygiene Day.

Your project idea is amazing :)

We're so excited to have been nominated under the youth best ideas competition category. Kindly show your support by reading commenting and voting for us at https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/22/15089/

Thank you,
Natasha Sichula
HERZ CEO

May 24, 2019 17:40

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

May 24, 2019 17:40

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