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:
Simple mobile app provides paid and voluntary help services for persons with disabilities in their daily activities. Helpee app helps a person with a disability fully engage in life activities, enhance functional independence and make daily living tasks easier through helpers requests that help a person travel, communicate with others, learn, work, and participate in social and recreational activities.
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
We are addressing of 3 different SDG's, like SDG no. 8 Decent work and economic growth , no. 10 Reduce inequalities, and no. 17 partnerships for the goals, We are working on reduce the inequalities for people with disabilities to help them with a simple kind of physical help, and on the other hand we provide a decent work vacancies for the helpers to reduce the number of unemployment
Sustainability and future plans
In the beginning we made a huge market research to know who is our customer and how we can connect with him/her, And we go in details for the buyer persona, And we decided that our first campaign will be with a big NGO for disabilities to get the customers trust with a media and promotion campaign, We will start with offers Promo Code to let the people try our app and give us on ground feedback, and we will start in Build your promocode with using our app daily, for the helpers with will work on gamification system with badges and exchanging coupons in the Meanwhile, we work via the chat bot until the application release in July 2019, we are working B2B now with disabled employees in two corporates, we start by our own funding but we raised a fund of 6,000 USD from Vodafone Egypt as we help their disabled employees. Our future plans we will add to the application the first online disabilities equipment store in the MENA region, and we will cover visual impaired by Jan 2020
Your profile as an entrepreneur
I'm on of three Co-founders we all meet the age criteria, My name's Sara Mahmoud I'm 21 years old, studies biotechnology at Alexandria University, when i was in the first year of college i found my passion in business development and running social enterprises, I started with my first startup it's a B2B recycling company, then i ran a social enterprise called together to match the missed children in Egypt, then i starts Helpee since Oct 2018. I'm the Egyptian youth ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme for 2019, Moreover, I worked as a communication manager in Flat6Labs accelerator.