Best Ideas 2020 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.
Implementation of exchange of plastics for food.
Explain your idea in details:
The main objectives of the project is mostly to deal with hunger and eradecate plastics in a proper way through recycling .Our target groups will be the vulnerable to hunger as in Kenya 9.8 million people can't afford enough food to meet their daily needs according to Kenya Food Security Steering Group and 2.5 million people are faced with total starvation due to food insecurity,high population and poverty.Major activities will include Introduction of the project to its beneficiaries ,Purchase of non-perishable foods such as maize, beans and Rice and introduction of the project to various recycling campanies such as Cocacola which gives 3.8billion to drive plastic bottles recycling initiative in Kenya for the next three years as from 2019 and Plastic Recycling Kenya which will sustain the project with funds in exchange for plastic collected by the projects beneficieries and offer employment . Some of the innovative approaches will be produce and it will be a sustainable continuous process.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
The beneficieries of the project will be in the famous Kibera slum which is the second largest slum in Africa after Soweto in South Africa .Its likelyhood to success is aided as it is in line with the government policies in that theres no pollution like noise, does not interfere with peoples cultures and tradition as in kenya there are 47 distinct tribes with unique cultural heritage and in line with 2National languages which is English and Swahili which they understand .
Plans for implementation and sustainability
The project will intend to get funds from the recycling campanies such as Cocacola and PETCO kenya . I will collaborate with any person who voluntarily want to aid in the implementation of the project in various activities such as communicating to beneficiaries and giving of food.
My name is Sarah ,a kenyan citizen aged 19years and 9 months.My family is made up of three persons my mom and elder sister.We are lucky to afford basic needs which is three meals per day,permanent shelter and appropriate clothing.Im a student pursuing a course in Social work and community development in The Kabete National Polytechnic.My main motivation for this idea is to implement my project which will help in food hunger problems,eradecate plastics which is harmful to both ocean,humans and wildlife.This idea project affects various sectors such as food ,employment and tourism .Kenya depends on wildlife for Tourism which generates high income.Im passionate about communiacation and fluent in both swahili and English which are the National languages in Kenya.