Less money will not stop people reading books/Movingbooks app
Published on July 3, 2016 um 12:51
Explain your idea in details:
Movingbooks is an idea of a mobile application that allows its users to share and receive booksfree of charge. Our goal is to create a platform that may provide much access to numerous books regardless the price tags that the books may possess. With this application, users may give their used books or books that are rarely used by them to be donated or to be exchanged with another book of their choosing. We want to make books to be affordable for anyone. We wish to share the joy of reading and the pleasure of knowledge with Movingbooks. Our tagline is: Dont let money stop you from reading!
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Anggi Nurqonita, Luthfi Abdurrahim, Alvin Wardhana, Aminur Muda Nasution, and Poppy Buana Mega Putri are the initiators of Movingbooks. We have a strong hope that Movingbooks may contribute to the fourth Sustainable Development Goal: Quality Education, in which the goal is to which the goal is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. We will approach the fourth Sustainable Development Goal by engaging a specific fundamental element that takes up a big role in enhancing the quality of an education: books. Movingbooks application also supports the Go Green program by reducing the amount of paper that are used for printing new books. Movingbooks also support Go Green program by reducing the amount of paper used for new books printing. Claudia Thompson, in her book, Recycled Papers: The Essential Guide (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1992), reported that Tom Soder, then a graduate student in the Pulp and Paper Technology Program at the University of Maine, has calculated that based on a mixture of softwoods and hardwoods that are about 40 feet tall and six to eight inches in diameter, it would take a rough average of 24 trees to produce one ton of printing and writing paper by using the kraft chemical (freesheet) pulping process.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Anggi Nurqonita is a student of Universitas Indonesia. She is really passionate with education and youth empowerment. She has a dream to be a philanthropist. In her spare time she likes to read, write and do volunteering activities. She ever experienced being a volunteering tutor for high school and elementary students. She likes to do charity such as sharing books and teaching to orphanages or to homeless people. She experienced volunteering for UN Programme on Disability by being the UN Enable newspaper translator in 2015. With her high interest towards society, currently she is trusted to be the UN WOMEN Singapore Project Ambassador for Indonesia. She was also Regional Ambassador for Indonesia, Eco Generation UNEP-Tunza. Furthermore, she is the youngest Presenter at the UN-ISDR Global Platform of DRR, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2013. She believes through literature a person can change people perspective to the better and peaceful life. She tries to influence people by writing and being the columnist in Speak Magazine, The Jakarta Post. In her opinion, the more people read more books, the more powerful that person is.
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