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George Town Library

Evolution of Libraries..

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

Child Education is the key tool in fighting poverty, By digitizing the education systems through digital library'. The generation of a community lays in its children.

Geography of focus (500 characters)

The geographical focus is Kenya in the following regions Mombasa, Nairobi, Turkana, Marsabit, Wajir etc These are areas of different class; from towns to remote areas share the same problem , no free libraries for junior youth to go to.

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)

Digital library will connect people and knowledge from across the world.

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

Knowledge is power!, Education brings Understanding; through communication a sense of sympathy and empathy will develop among communities.

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

The academic performance of regions that will have digital libraries will improve gradually over a period of time.

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

I know the importance of education in a community, it helps eradicate issues like tribalism,racism and stigma within communities that act as major hindrance of progression

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

We will synthesis the cultural and tribal stigma within communities through education.

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

Peace will be created through education, Since all children from all communities will learn to use the same facilities over time.

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

Apple Microsoft Android Youtube Junior

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

  • Early Adoption: We have completed a pilot and analyzed the impact of that pilot on the intended users of the idea. I have proof of user uptake (i.e. 16% to 49% of the target population or 1,000 to 50,000 users).

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 grew up in Urban places but we find few or No library for Kids, If we create an atmosphere that embraces the education through innovation, the future will be bright again.

Type of submitter

  • We are a Private Sector Corporation

Organization Headquarters: Country

Kenya

Organization Headquarters: City / State

Nairobi

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Hi Archiebold Manasseh great to have you in the Challenge! This challenge is specifically focusing on people who have been displaced and communities on the move. You mentioned working with people on arriving and settling at a destination community on this in a part of your submission, but could you share more details specifically about your plan of action and how you will made a difference on the ground to meet the needs of these communities on the move or these internally displaced persons? If you haven't done so yet, I'd recommend also taking a little time to dive into the Challenge Brief: https://bit.ly/2LbtI5d and Evaluation Criteria: https://bit.ly/32jkCIM.
I wonder if Isaac Jumba  has any thoughts to add?

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A child's right to knowledge is a paramount Human right globally whether rich or poor, my plan of action is building a digital library for Kids on my property...

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