Best Projects 2019 features all the nominated entries submitted ‘Submit your Project’ category. All the entries consist of innovative projects run by existing enterprises in the form of businesses, NGOs or informal programs.
Explain your project in details:
CHALK PRODUCTION. Chalk making project will enable the community to bring forth chalk at the nearest disposal as an improvement to the growth and advancement of the community. Objectives Providing a measurable increase in production capacity of chalk hence sustaining and covering up the demand. Rendering employment to youths within the community. Advancing the growth of the community in terms of corporate social responsibility. To provide activities to curtail the risk of poverty and redundancy within the community and especially to youths. Activities Engagement of members to embrace and indulge themselves in the process. Innovative approaches. Packaging in small boxes affordable to low income earners and easily carried. Simple wordings that can be easily read. Carrying out door to door services as well as making delivery to clients purchasing in bulk.
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
Achievements. Eradication of poverty and redundancy of the youths within the community. Creation of employment opportunities. Measures to evaluate success. The spirit of working hand in hand with the fellow youths hence promoting togetherness. Professionalism and skills amongst youths attained from university,endeavours the youths to indulge in different arenas hence success.
Sustainability and future plans
My business model is chalk making. Chalk is a porus sedimentary, carbonate rock, soft and white, it's made by combining plaster of Paris and calcium carbonate in right proportion and formulation. Its financed by contribution from members (youths). Plans for future growth. Offering educational and innovative opportunities for adults and youths. Provisional of educational, cultural and long learning opportunities for youths.
Your profile as an entrepreneur
Iam johnpaul Wamala aged 24, I hold a bachelor's in office and Information management from Makerere University. I was literally and highly motivated after finishing my studies and was unemployed,broke in which I realized that most youths in my community were in the same boat hence being motivated to start up a bonding group to see us that we over come the challenges that we the youth pass through. Iam a team player, focus to detail hence a success. I was recognized to be a Publicity Officer from St. Charles Lwanga Catholic community( Makerere University Business School) making me eligible to lead my fellow youths.