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George-Town Digital Library

Education is key for the perpetuation of knowledge to the next generation

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What problem does the idea help to solve and how does your solution work? (2,000 characters maximum)

Education is the universal source of communication, hence it remains a key factor in helping any displaced community settle. Through data analytics, my platform seeks to address areas that make education fun and quick to learn.

Geography of focus (500 characters)

Urban and Rural; A child's education is a constitutional right in all or most countries, hence a the need for digital libraries, targeted areas: Mombasa(Kisauni), Turkana, Nairobi(Kibera),Isiolo etc.

Building Bridges: What bridge does your idea build between people on the move and neighbors towards a shared future of stability and promise? (500 characters)

The value of knowledge is understanding why things ARE! our platform will find simpler ways of cohesion of information.

What human need is your idea solving for? (1,000 characters)

Child education

What will be different within the community of focus as a result of implementing your idea? (1,000 characters)

There will be a swift transition of life style and a clear understanding of the systems in place for the arriving community.

What is the inspiration behind your idea? (1,000 characters)

Racism, Tribalism and the gap of the classes; Education is the key to fighting all social injustice

Describe the dynamics of the community in which the idea is to be implemented. (1,000 characters)

Its an Urban area in the port city of Mombasa, the social and economic struggles that affect child education should be tackled from all social classes to make education a basic common commodity to any child in the world. Education enables communities and economies engage, hence by empowering ways of making education easier to access to everyone remains a key in maintain peace and stability.

How does your idea leverage and empower community strengths and assets to help create an environment for success? (1,000 characters)

My platform enables easier understand of information through analytics ; it will learn user behaviors and identify channels of helping the user understand quickly

What other partners or stakeholders will work alongside you in implementing the idea, if any? (1,000 characters)

There various companies and organisations that we are already work with locally and regionally;http://deafrica.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Revolutionizing-Teaching-and-Learning-in-Africa-1.png

What part of the displacement journey is your solution addressing

  • Arriving and settling at a destination community

Tell us how you'd describe the type of innovation you are proposing

  • Channel: A new way to deliver existing products or services to customers or end users

Idea Proposal Stage

  • Pilot: We have started to implement the idea as a whole with a first set of real users. The feasibility of an innovation is tested in a small-scale and real world application (i.e. 3-15% of the target population)

Group or Organization Name

Visionary Arc Company Limited

Tell us more about your group or organization [or lived experience as a displaced person?] (1000 characters)

We a young vibrant team that is eager to come up with innovative ways of preserving knowledge for future generations by tackling human behavior at the earliest stage...

Type of submitter

  • We are a Private Sector Corporation

Organization Headquarters: Country

Kenya

Organization Headquarters: City / State

NAIROBI

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George Town Library

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Welcome to BridgeBuilder Challenge 2019 Archiebold Manasseh ! The challenge's idea phase will be closing on 17th August. Before its expired could you clarify if you are working directly with the people on the move or displaced people in your target areas ? Could you clarify what are the results of the project so far in your pilot phase? What are the insights so far? Also you can create a possible user and share with us
i.e. "journey map of displaced children from Kibera " which is very important to integrate into this platform as you progress in the challenge!

I would suggest also to have a look at our challenge brief: https://ideo.to/K22qFn and our challenge evaluation criteria again for checking: https://ideo.to/NQ6TlJ

You could refer to the community research toolkit here: https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/5a147545b687370001bfd10c/5d1669526ad3cb33291bf633_User-Experience-Interview.pdf and the prototyping toolkit here https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/5a147545b687370001bfd10c/5d1669546ad3cba5e81bf634_Prototyping%20Toolkit_BB2019.pdf as a guide to help you visualize the idea.

last curious if Isaac Jumba  do you have any thoughts about the topic or region?

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Team

i hope ur questions were answered?