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.
Explain your idea in details:
The Problem: Research have shown that nearly all infectious diseases with pandemic potential in humans are contracted from animals; Diseases travel at jet-speed around the world, spreading across the continents in just a few days; And at the instance of disease emergence, there is no corresponding vaccine to immediately tackle the infection. Key Objectives and Activities: Objective1: To establish a database on interaction points between humans and animals in two hot spots countries by November, 2020. Result 1: Access to data on points of interaction between human and animals by December, 2020 Activities: -Conduct five online and two In-Person sample population surveys on current interaction points between human and animals by November, 2020. Objective2: To promote safe and healthy interactions points between humans and animals in two hot spots countries by December, 2022. Result1: Political will and by-in to prevent pandemics by December, 2022. Activities: -Conduct three sets of In-Person advocacy meetings, Workshops with law/policy makers and other stakeholders in related ministries of health, agriculture and commerce; promote safe and healthy human/animal interaction points by using PPEs, hand Sanitizers, regular hand washing as well as formulate policies against unhealthy points by December, 2022. Result11: Change in Behaviour in two hot spots countries by December, 2022 Activities -Conduct 10 sets of online/In-Person public education activities like campaigns, workshops on the use of PPE, and other protective measures by populations involve in human/animals by December, 2022. Objective3: To assess the progress of programme implementation by December, 2023. Result1: Assess to data on the level of programme progress, success and challenges in the two countries by December, 2023. Activities: -Implement two sets of In-Person sample mid-term evaluation to ascertain change in behaviours. Approaches: We connect with stakeholders; Identify interaction points; Sensitize through seminars, workshops; Regulate compliance; Track progress and Scale up.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Togeda impacts on sustainable development by developing strategies to reduce unnecessary wastages; partnership based on similarities in value and ethics and fair contract conditions with employees such as maternity and sick leaves. Togeda targets the achievement of SDG3. Direct beneficiaries are the human population interfacing with animals. Togeda also targets the achievement of the objectives: To set up an institution capable of coordinating a global movement that seek to ensure that the views, values and opinion of worlds people shape prevention of further pandemics by July, 2021; Establish a global database on interface points between humans and animals by November, 2021; Promote safe and healthy interface points in two hot spots countries by December, 2022; Assess the progress of programme implementation by December, 2023; Scale up the programme to two more hot spots countries by December, 2025. Togeda will work with WHO, FHI360, global health. Key Performance indicators are: -Number of customers exploration interviews executed by November, 2020 -Number of online and in-person surveys on interface points in two hot spots countries by November, 2021 -Number of In-Person advocacy meetings, Workshops with law/policy makers and stakeholders in related ministries of health, agriculture and commerce to promote safe and healthy human/animal interface points by using PPEs, hand Sanitizers and regular hand washing as well as formulate policies against unsafe and unhealthy points by December, 2022. -Number of online/In-Person education activities such as campaigns, workshops on the use of PPE, and other protective measures by populations involve in human/animals by December, 2022. -Number of In-Person sample population mid-term evaluation implemented to ascertain change in behaviors by December, 2023. Number of meetings held with key stakeholders on scale up to two more hot spots countries by December,2023. Country offices will also meet regularly to plan and asses performance of activities.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Togeda is a global movement that seek to campaign for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other protective measures in human/animals interaction points to curtail pathogen spillover from animals to humans. To achieve this, Togeda will create partnerships with countries related ministries of health, agriculture and commerce, Animal Farmers Associations, Market Associations, Slaughters/abattoirs , foundations and private persons to ensure that human/animals interaction points are safe and healthy. Togeda activities in each country will be coordinated by a partner local NGO in such a country. Our with a priority on hotspot regions at highest risk for emerging infectious disease, and where trusted local champions and sufficient political will exist to engage in innovative methods to prevent outbreaks. Togeda business model is B2G2C Togeda start-up expenses will come to $8,500, which will be mostly use for feasibility study, meetings, stationery/brochures, legal costs, and expenses associated with setting up our office. The start-up costs are to be financed by contributions by ten private donors and family members. Fundraising Strategy and Forecast: Togeda funding sources will include members yearly dues, fund raising campaigns/events, private donations, and grants from private foundations. Togeda forecast of revenues for 2021-2022 is $1,260,000. The stable core funding will come from members yearly dues and private foundations. Anticipated growth from these funding sources is estimated to be 50% over the next five years. Togeda will also focus on rapidly increasing funding from sources where the percentage growth is projected to be highest. The targets are private donations and fundraising campaigns/events. By 2025, estimated revenue should be in excess of $1, 590,000. Sustainability: With regards to UN sustainable Development concept, Togeda development strategies will faciltate economic sustainability without compromising improving the lives of people and restoring the environment through tree planting and the use of alternative
Comfort is 44years old experienced social worker, programme development, implementation & strategic expert with a demonstrated history of delivering large and complex projects. I have a passion for for health for all, Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and the positive impact these issues creates in development and process improvement. Highly skilled in strategic development and management of projects through leading high performing, teams, I focus on the idealization, development, execution, monitoring and evaluation of human-center portfolios. I have Key Competencies in -Leadership and Management. -Project Management -Programme Management -Strategic Operations -Creativity and Problem-Solving -Communication and Negotiation -Creativity and Innovation -Relationship Building -Team Work and Collaboration -Partnerships engagement -Budgeting and Resource Management Key health and wellness Methodologies in -Mainstreaming -Strengthening -Policy Advocacy -Mobilization -Facilitation -Monitoring and Evaluation Key Achievements includes: +Delivery of work plans supporting $15m value for money +Managed Budgets of up to $20m +Managed $10m in capital expenditure +Achieved cost reductions in excess of 35% +Reached to 5000 adolescent with SRHR information for informed decisions + Build capacities of over 10,000 programme beneficiaries on various development oriented issues +End Female Gender Mutilation in over 23 communities in 5 States of Nigeria