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.
Explain your project in details:
Communication has been unaddressed in society whereas more than 35% of the Filipino population have these disorders with children that has autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The key objective of this paper is to help determine its sociological impact and correlation with children (ASD) and improve digital literacy rates (due to lack of English proficiency rates throughout). The key objective of this paper is to develop an application (Android / IOS) about artificial intelligence where it can be a messaging app for them to interact with clearly and effectively.
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
PHOTOHANAPP expects psychosocial and cultural change to happen like help children with ASD into reading, speech, and symbol discrimination. It can potentially help increase digital rates of children and address issues on non-verbal communication. This can create innovative job opportunities for Informational technologies, psychoanalysis, speech therapy in communicating with these people. A great need of software generators and technicians would be in need. As it launches in play store once it reaches a bigger market by the first quarter of 2020. It is projected it will be pilot tested in schools.
Sustainability and future plans
The company will integrate with some schools for ASD such as Carolina learning Center in Makati (for both ASD and autism) once it expands thoroughly it will also touch people with cerebral palsy like in Missionaries of the Poor, Sta. Ana Manila and AHA! learning Center in Makati. This is to develop and widen the target demographics of the business. This would be for online and offline purposes and start with toddlers (2-3 years will begin). There will be a larger customer base, and a stable website, a brand app and hopefully when it gets successful it will be introduced to South-east Asia for brand recognition.
Your profile as an entrepreneur
James Cerrero is a 17-year old BS Accountancy student. He was first exposed to politics and economy. He has been a writer for History of Royal Women, Royal Writers, Oxford Writers House, Society of Authors and Cambridge Writers.He broadened his knowledge as an entrepreneur and leader through his participation as a National Youth Congress delegate and quiz bee finalist which was held at the University of the Philippines, he was exposed to key issues on the countrys economy with other young scholars across the country. He was really passionate in fighting health problems so he began an investigatory project entitled Bridges and Social Constraints of the Picture Exchange Communication System towards People with Autism focusing on people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and improving their communication. He designed the PPECS application into an open way how it can help improve interactive communication whereas he launched his own prototype in play store. In his final year in High School, he generated a capstone project and it is the OMG Drinks which can solve health-related issues such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity. As a youth representative, he was nominated in various prestigious international awards such as CSR Youth Awards, International Service-Learning Practitioner Award, Nobel Peace Prize, and Global Youth Awards.Currently, he is a member of the International Youth Council and the World Youth Asia Alliance and he is publishing his research materials entitled Contemporary Analysis of the Role the Philippine Government in Economic Growth which was submitted to University of Oxford and Cambridge University and accepted in the 2018 international research symposium at Prague, Czech Republic. Also, Shaping the World of Obesity: A Living Psychological Enemy which was submitted to Harvard. He is also doing his short film and other product endorsements. Reaching for the DIANA 2019 nomination.