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.
The School App Company
Explain your idea in details:
Right now Schools are having problems with receiving all their learners back, so this App and Device is a solution to that problem. The App connects any school online and the device is used by any learner and teacher from anywhere in the world. The aim is to have everyone learning safe from home but ofcourse Learners and teachers will go back to school only for Exams, Sport Activities and Practicals they may have to do. For internet connection learners will use their transport money to buy data since they don't Have to go to school.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
The target audience are learners and teachers in schools. And since both learners and teachers can use both the app and device this makes the business revenue higher. Logically thinking, Learners from Grade 4 to 8 most of them do not have phones Or even higher grades. They might have lost their phones or gotten stolen so in that case the device would be available for them for R400. I chose that price so that everyone could afford it. And that is where the business even makes more money from the devices. The App also receives revenue from Ads, I'll have Banner ads running and making sure learners and teachers do not get irritated by ads. And my goal is to have this work across different countries.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
So this is just a business idea that I thought of and I am on my own with it but I want to hire the best team to work with. So since South Africa do not have phone manufacturers i am Going to manufacture devices in china and ship them back here. And South Africa has great App developers which I already spoke to and that's where the app development will take place. So the plan is once we have received some devices I'll hire Sales Representatives to go and pitch our products to as many schools as possible every single day and once we have sold enough devices the profit made will be used to reinvest the money into the business like getting more devices to sell. And it will be continuously until we have schools sorted and the goal is to make this work across different countries so I'll have Consultants ready to Call the Department of education from different countries and pitch the products to them and if they love it we will talk about the shipping of the devices that will be needed in that specific country.
I am Daniel and I am 18 and I am From Congo ( DRC) but I live here in Johannesburg. And I found out that my true passion is to become an entrepreneur finding ways to provide as much values to different people around the world. My first biggest idea is The School App Company and I've got many more but this one is really the one I'd like to start with. And I love watching videos from different entrepreneurs talking about their journeys to success which motivates me every single day and I know that no matter what kind of challenges I face I am going to make it. Thank you.