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DIRECT ATTENTIVE TRANSFER OF INTERNATIONAL DONATES/GRANTS/LOANS TO THE COMMUNITY BASE CENTERS RATHER THAN THROUGH THE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.

LARGELY AND OFTEN TIMES DONATES/GRANTS/LOANS ARE CHANNELED THROUGH A MORE CORRUPT AND SHORT TERM GOVERNMENT SYSTEM WHICH NEVER HELPS TARGET.

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Explain your project idea (2,000 characters)

CHALLENGE: BRIDGING THE GAP OF POVERTY TO FOSTER PEACE AND PROSPERITY ACROSS THE MAJORITY IN THE VARIOUS COMMUNITIES IN THE AFRICA REGION.

SOLUTION: DIRECT ATTENTIVE TRANSFER OF INTERNATIONAL DONATES/GRANTS/LOANS TO THE COMMUNITY BASE CENTERS RATHER THAN THROUGH THE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.

BENEFICIARIES ARE THE COMMUNITY MEMBERS ACROSS THE REGIONS OF GHANA, SPECIFICALLY STARTING WITH NORTHERN .

Over many years since the general liberation of Africans from slavery system there is one question which every young African ask silently, that “why did our forth fathers rushed and opted for self-independence seeing it almost like the black man in Africa is not capable of managing it affairs properly”.
And that, many Africans will freely offer themselves into slavery by the Developed nations should they announce openly that Slavery is re-open with Air crafts and Passenger Ships ready to carry Africans to developed nations.
Maybe previously our people needed to be beaten, and put in chains and shackles to restrain them not to flee, but in this current age, no, they don’t need all that, all they need to do is to announce and make logistics ready and trust me, 80% or more of African citizens will joyfully shout and leave Africa to all the developed nations you name them in our worlds out there remaining only our politicians maybe they might even sell all the lands and it resources and join as well.
It will not be because of the beautiful names or surroundings in the developed nations, but it will be because there is that enabling environment where you can work hard and earn good pay for your hard work.
However, in the environment of Africa, the system is not like that, it is too difficult to survive. Huge taxes are placed on the people and goods and services to the extent that your salary is just a tiny fraction of all that you may need to survive, hence, the ripple effect of poverty in the developing nations and immigration challenges faced with developed nations

Who are the beneficiaries? (1,000 characters)

MY IDEA IS VERY UNIQUE BECAUSE CURRENTLY MAJORITY OF THE DONORS, GRANTS AND LOANS DIRECTLY PASSES THROUGH THE GOVERNMENT HAS BEFORE REACHING TO THE PEOPLE, AND IN VIEW OF THIS, THE PEOPLE ARE THE SAME BECAUSE THE IMPACT NEVER GETS TO THEM, ONLY A FEW.

HOWEVER, IF THERE IS A SYSTEM FOR THESE INTERNAL DONORS TO GET TO THE PEOPLE PERSONALLY THROUGH CLOSE AGENCIES WHO WILL BE THOROUGHLY CHECKED AND EVALUATED TO HELP MEET THE COMMUNITIES PERSONALLY THAT WILL RATHER HELP THAN USING THE GOVERNMENT AS A MEDIUM.

How is your idea unique? (1,000 characters)

MY ORGANIZATION WILL GO INTO SUPPORT ALREADY EXISTING IDEAS OF THE PEOPLE WITHIN THE COMMUNITIES ON BUSINESSES WHICH ARE WORKABLE, SUSTAINABLE WHICH PROVIDE MORE EMPLOYMENT FOR THE PEOPLE.

Idea Proposal Stage (choose one)

  • Initial Design: I am exploring the idea, gathering the inspiration and information I need to test it with real users.
  • Pilot: I have started to implement the idea as a whole with a first set of real users.
  • Full Scale Roll Out: I have already tested and scaled this idea significantly with the intended user base.

Expertise in sector

  • 3-5 years

Organization Filing Status

  • Yes, we are a registered company.

In 3-4 sentences, tell us the inspiration or story that encouraged you to start this project.

PRIVATE OWN BUSINESSES THAT THINKS OF BUILDING HOME BUSINESSES RATHER THAN CHASING FOR GREENER PASTURES ELSEWHERE.

Please explain how your selected topic areas are influenced, in the local context of your project (1,000 characters).

MY IDEAS ARE FOCUSED ON IMPROVING LOCAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. AND TO SUSTAIN THEM FROM BREAKING DOWN. TO GIVE THEM A SENSE OF HOPE THROUGH PARTNERSHIP BY INVESTMENT AND CONSULTATIONS.

Who will work alongside your organization in the project idea? (1,000 characters)

THE COMMUNITY TEAM MEMBERS AND SKILLED PERSONNEL'S.

Please share some of the top strengths identified in the community which your project will serve (500 characters)

VAST LANDS AND READY YOUTH READY TO WORK.

Geographic Focus

TAMALE IN GHANA, WEST AFRICA

How many months are required for the project idea? (500 characters)

36MONTHS TO ENSURE FULL COVERAGE.

Did you submit this idea to our 2017 BridgeBuilder Challenge? (Y/N)

  • No

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This is a brilliant idea Richard.
i believe when the grants are given to the government a lot of it gets lost in between trying to reach to the end user, the citizens suffer and instead if submitted directly to organizations at the grassroots level would help reach noticeable impact in the societies