Best Ideas 2022 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.

Ultra poverty Graduation Approach

Stage of Idea planning stage

Explain your idea in details:

1. Participant Identification We will identify households that are most in need by engaging the village opinion leaders in a Participatory Community Mapping Exercise and using Innovations for Poverty Actions Poverty Probability Index (PPI). Participants in our programs are individuals who live on less than $1.90 a day, have no prior business experience, and are unable to provide for their family's basic needs. 2. Recruitment and training of community coaches Our team members will recruit and train local leaders as business mentors to deliver a highly locally-adapted program. 3. Training of Beneficiaries To support first-time entrepreneurs in building sustainable small enterprises, we will provide them with extensive business skills and financial literacy training. Saving groups and Final Inclusion Our mentors will help participants form business savings groups of approximately 5 businesses (10 entrepreneurs) each. These saving groups will provide members with ongoing protection against financial shocks and growth capital. Start-up Funding We will provide seed capital in the form of cash transfer after the first-time entrepreneurs are trained and have developed a business plan. Mentors will guide each new group in selecting an enterprise that is best positioned to flourish. A second cash transfer will be provided six months later upon successful completion of the program as assessed by the business mentor. Mentoring Equipped with training and mentoring tools, our local business mentors will provide invaluable coaching and mentoring throughout the program to ensure that all participants have the skills and knowledge. Monitoring and Evaluation To measure the effectiveness of our program, we will use the following internal tools and processes: Targeting: We will use the Poverty Probability Index (PPI) to ensure that at least 95% of program participants live below the poverty line. Monitoring: We will routinely monitor all five aspects of program implementation as follows:

Read More

Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development

To measure our result and impact, Our group will use the following elements to determine our impact: food security, stabilized and diversified income, increased assets, improved access to health care, improved self-confidence and a plan for the future. EXPECTED IMPACT OF THE PROJECT -The project will eradicate poverty among beneficiaries. -The project will reduce hunger among beneficiaries. TARGET GROUP -The ultra-poor people living under USD 1.90

Read More

Plans for implementation and sustainability

This project aims to develop a Graduation approach program that will work in such a way that the extremely-poor members of a community are selected for participation using a screening process. Participants are given ongoing business training which usually takes place in a monthly meetings. Participants also will receive cash transfers to launch a small business, coaching and mentoring to help that business succeed, and other forms of social support. A beneficiary will choose one of the following businesses, livestock, farming, small retail stores and restaurants and tailoring. The project will last for 24 months and thereafter the successful beneficiaries will be graduated from the project. FINANCIAL SOURCE the project will be funded by Entrepreneurship Citizen and other future funders Sustainability will be ensured by establishing strong partnerships and networks with private sector and public institutions. Strong linkages between targeted communities and both public and private sector agencies should ensure that necessary support is available to the beneficiaries beyond the project.

Read More

Your profile

OKWIR VICTOR DURBAN Personal Details DOB: 1980 Nationality: South Sudanese Languages spoken: English Advanced, French Beginner, Arabic Fluent Profession: Information Technology and Business Education Background 1998, Comboni college, completed Ordinary level secondary education 2000, Amuca SDA College, Completed Advanced level of secondary education 2007, Kampala International University, completed undergraduate Bachelor of computer science 2018, competed certificate in Business Administration at South Sudan International College 2010 WORK BACKGROUND 2014-2016 worked as project Assistant at Action Against Hunger Head Teacher at St. Daniel Comboni Secondary School,- South Sudan from 2017 to date Information technology teacher at Santo Ayang secondary school-South Sudan from 2009 to 2017 MOTIVATION The need to help the underprivileged in the society has always been at the forefront of my motivation and this comes as a result of passion. Passion greatly motivates me to lead others in helping themselves. PERSONAL QUALITIES - I am always ambitious. I greatly possess the desire to accomplish something already began or planned. - Confidence. I truly believe in my abilities and skills. I trust myself. - Creativity. I am always creative enough. I have always used by imagination to develop new concepts that worked. - Humility. Above all, I am humble. I am ready at all times to accept my mistakes and correct them. - Honesty. I am always conscious that to be able to succeed in life, one must be honest. I have always practiced exactly that.

Read More

Location Map

Vote now for: Ultra poverty Graduation Approach

Save Voting Process:
In order to vote, you must authenticate yourself by verifiying your email-address

Post a comment