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.
Gamji trash recycling Limited
Explain your idea in details:
Objectives: _ Curtailing waste materials and its problems in community. _ Saving up life below waters. _ Reducing the poverty level and joblessness among the population. Activities : _ Collection of waste materials along the community. _ Recycling the waste materials collected, to useful things. _ Public awareness and enlightment campaigns. _ Organising an in-person event. Innovative approach : _ Managing, reducing and recycling waste materials in systematic actions. - It makes the people's life to be at better off, saving them from flooding, pollution, health deterioration etc. - It reduces the risk of erosion and deforestation in communities, due to building, as of olden days. - It tackles the scourge of ocean plastic pollution, saving up the lives below water. - Creation of network that links it with different firms. _ Transforming numerous communities to sustainable cities, by using the well insulated brinks. How does it differentiate itself from others: . It's operating with high technology expertise, to market and recycle waste, as against others. . Higher targeting towards achieving the global goals. . High quality business partners. . Simplicity and focused on defined goals. . Women and girls economic empowerment. . Enhances sense of inclusion to local people. Project key impact: . 22% of the plastics waste materials are been collected. . 18% of the plastic waste are been recycled. . 10% of unemployment is been reduced. . 07% of women and girls were been empowered. . 13% of the plastics pollution, flooding and pollution has been tackled.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Target : The target customers are small scale construction industries and those people that feels the pain of the problems of improper waste management. Especially, those that need shelter, ranging from women and children, displaced people IDPs, disabled and Aged people. It targets 18% out of the total figures of 17 million people. It targets 3.06 million people, there by making a revenue of $60.225 million. The cost of acquiring these customers is $7.052. That's, Aged and disabled people, from over 3.5 million that needs shelter in only North- eastern region of Nigeria. Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) especially women and young children, from over 2.5 million (IDPs), also in North Eastern region. While the pricing profile is B2C. And it acquires the customers by: partnering with local charity 27%, Advertising 28%, offering a free giveaway 32% and in_person events 23%. The Pricing model of Gamji trash recycling Limited, is a subscription based model, because it deal with more priority of customers, as their income level is been considered and makes higher customers' lifetime values(CLVs). Measure to evaluate success: Are through: - Sales - Milestone - Emotional validation - Forecast/projection - Number of engagements/ transactions / churn rate etc. Product : Its key benefit is: Even if it rains or winds heavily, it doesn't collapse, due to its resistant to such factors, transforming numerous communities to sustainable cities. The bricks product is: _ Fire - resistant _ 37% cheaper and 23% lighter than others. _ It last for hundred years, without been damaged. _ It is waterproof and heavy wind resistant.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Business Model: The Gamji trash recycling Limited, has a revenue streams through: > Monthly subscription to the product. > Construction contract. > Local bricks sellers ( Value added resellers ). > The web sales. Fundraising: Gamji trash recycling Limited has raised a seed round of $84,000 and it was fully committed. Use of funds: > 62% of the funds goes to the salaries. > 22% goes to the marketing site. > 16% goes to the general and administrative (G&A). Collaborators: _ Fatara farms _ Serve2Save life initiative. Transformation of the project on Community : - Construction of seven (7) classrooms in local areas at conventional schools. - Construction of fourteen (14) rooms at IDPs/ Bakkasi camp . - Sponsoring (38) girl child education . - Construction of Five (5) toilets facilities in rural schools. - Donation of eleven (11) recycling bin to communities, to curtail the circulation of waste materials in an environment. Milestone: The report of Gamji trash recycling Limited, shows that: Today: 102 units, launched in market 04. July 2018: 187 units, ($401.5 MRR). December 2018: launched in market 02. January 2019: 408 units, ($876 MRR). December 2019: 612 units, Launched in Market 03.
Age: I was 30th June, 2000, in Kano municipal, Kano state Nigeria. Background: I was in a rural community where I trek for about 4km to my school, usually on my way to school, since when I was young, I used to see numerous homes and properties been devastated by flood, many are migrating due such problems. Whenever it rains heavily, we don't used to go to school, as there no road to go. By then, I started to become a scavenger in our community, which doesn't yield any impact. Later, I learned much more on managing waste materials, from that point I joined my team and we started to bring a sustainable changes, there by making resilience, creating employment, improving health care etc. Motivation : - I want to contribute my quota towards bringing a sustainable development and changes in communities. - And also to become among social issues activists, that will foster creatives and a sustainable development. - To improvement and boost my knowledge, skills and experience in terms of social issues and other related matters. - To become strong leader. Qualities: _ Dedication Hard working Selflessness Justice and fairness . Recognition: - Honored by Freedom Radio Kano, as a promising social entrepreneur. - Honored by MNCH2 Kano Learning Event, as a dedicated game changer.