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Youth Innovative Scholars and Graduates Empowering Program

Conducting business solution and proposals competitions concerning with HR, ICT, Marketing etc inorder to overcome Unemployment for Youth.

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BACKGROUND :

Majority of intellectual graduates are suffering from unemployment after finishing  their degree which later lead them to create hate with their government and turn into civil war and revolutions (eg Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, etc). But these Scholars and graduate have many potentials where by If they could get a chance to utilize them, both their governments and them could make a big step through such investment. 

Explain your idea

WHAT IS THE IDEA? Youth Innovative Scholars and Graduates Empowering Program. HOW DOES IT WORK? We'll be collecting innovative ideas concerning with various fields like business processes, ICT, marketing, Infrastructures, Health Services etc from University Scholars and Graduates across, then Monitor and Evaluate them (M&E). Screening will be done with highly copyright infringement protection by giving them certificate of copyright for their ideas, then assessment based on the ideas's impact to their society and government. The best ideas will be financed and make a follow ups step by step so that to undertake them until accomplishment. Other ideas will be sold to the Organizations and Companies and the owner of the idea will in a part of his or her idea project to be undertaken. All these sessions will be aired through televisions, social medias, websites and blogs so that to create awareness to youth about what is going on and inspire even those who are in high schools and secondary schools to think about their potentials. WHAT WILL THE IDEA SOLVE? i. Unemployment to youth who are finishing Universities and Colleges. ii. Awareness to youth who are in universities and those who have finished to know about their potentials. iii. Proper investments to the organizations and companies which have fund but yet don't know where in utilize it and return the value their organizations and companies. This will reduce the risk of failures, since those ideas will have a well defined roadmaps. iv. Inspiration to youngers who are in secondary schools and high schools that they have something to contribute in their society and country at large.

Who Benefits?

i. Scholars and Graduates. -They will be able to employ themselves through the fund invested in the innovative ideas they have. - Awareness about their potentials. ii. Organizations and Companies. -Innovating there firms hence add value to them. - They will have proper investments which have clear roadmaps for accomplishments through those innovative ideas which have been professionally screened . - Ability to grow across the borders of their countries through those ideas such as those of marketing. iii. Government -Have a peaceful societies. -Less budget to deal with unemployment and - Restructuring schools and universities curriculums so that to have the ones which prepare graduates to be independent and utilizing their potentials.

How is your idea unique?

Am from Tanzanian - East Africa, non of the country have such program. But how will it be unique when reaches to other countries across the world? i. The program will concentrate on youth (18 - 28) who are in universities and those who have finished only. University and College administrations will be part and passel to smoothen this program. ii. Follow ups to the funds invested into those ideas step by step that is the fund will be given into installments. NGO will be established (Youth Innovative Scholars and Graduates Empowerment - Y.I.S.G.E) iii. Mentorship seminars and workshops will be conducted in universities and high schools so that to create an awareness about even a little ideas and knowledges they have are potential to the society. iv. Some of these activities will have a television program for awareness mentoring and inspiration to youth such as ideas competition exhibitions, workshops, seminars etc.

Idea Proposal Stage

  • Research & Early Testing: I am exploring my idea, gathering the inspiration and information I need to test it with real users.
  • Full-scale roll-out: I have completed a pilot and analyzed the impact of that pilot on the users I am trying to reach with my idea. I am ready to expand the pilot significantly.

Tell us more about you

Am Ulrik Tobias member of the NGO - Youth Innovative Scholars and Graduates Empowerment (Y.I.S.G.E) which we are about to finish the processes of Registration to get Certificate of it. Y.I.S.G.E will be formed by student candidates of Bachelor degree at The Institute of Finance Management in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. Board members has five scholars Melchiades Nyarwela,Wilfred Mayoge, Ulrik Tobias, Doreen Musyan and Henry Mwaseba, with the patronage of Dr. Kaganda, H ( Lecturer of Institute of Finance Management) and Mr. Ally Hapi (D.C of Kinondoni Municipal).

Expertise in sector

  • 1-2 years

Organization Filing Status

  • No, but we plan to register in the future.
  • No, but we are a formal initiative through a university.

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At least we have something we can depend on it congratulation brother....but first thing first we need to unit ourselves as a one soul then we can learn how to fly...

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Well noted, I shall honor your participation.

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