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We collect, refurbishing, and supplied supporting tools for income generating activities among at risk young girls while creating employment

We collect, refurbishing, and supplied supporting tools for income generating activities among at risk young girls while creating employment

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Explain your project idea (2,000 characters)

We provide at risk girls with supporting tools to start their real business such as tailoring machine, soap making machine, irrigation machines, laundry machine, together with vocational skills, training on leadership and right, advocacy, entrepreneurship, peace building skills, finance, guidance and a support network, coaching and on-one mentorship, volunteerism and practical experience to start real businesses at their communities while creating employment to at risk young girls will help to counter violent and ensure sustainable prosperity in the communities.
 Equipping at risk girls with knowledge/skills of business, self-advocacy and engaged in economic activities with at risk girls inclusion accountable community leaders, at risk girls lead change towards inclusive community free of stigma, violence and poverty. we builds future of at risk girls through providing supporting tools for starting their real business and training them on leadership and rights, advocacy and effectively engage with community leaders to voice out discrimination and violence at risk girls.
In order to empower at risk girls participation in peace building in street or communities, we've provide at risk girls with supporting tools to start their real business such as tailoring machine, soap making machine, cooking stoves, block making machine, irrigation machines, laundry machine, together with vocational skills, leadership training, entrepreneurship, mentorship to start real businesses at their communities while creating employment to at risk young girls. Additionally, at risk young girls are provided with a business license which allows them to operate legally, without fear of arrest in the communities. Also at risk young girls are provided with financial literacy, coaching and on-one mentorship, volunteerism and practical experience to establish start ups.

Who are the beneficiaries? (1,000 characters)

We directly targets all age 3,700 at risk girls from kinondoni Tanzania. We believe that our supporting tools will help at risks girls to start business while create a path way out of poverty for these at risk girls. We want our supporting tools to be a stepping stone for our at risk girls, to start their own businesses after raising the necessary capital through our supporting tools. We will also launching our supporting tools for business operation for teams of local at risk girls group in the community includes peddlers, stonebreakers, and those who don’t have defied source of income in kinondoni Tanzania. Our supporting tools for starting a business will provide girls at risk with better future for themselves. Our current experience is that when at risk girls organized in community groups they design themselves solutions to solve some of their pressing issues including poverty.

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

This project is innovative because of using supporting tools to start real business, education and life skills training to protect at risks girls from poverty and while ensuring employment and creating peace and prosperity. Our current experience is that when at risk girls organized in community groups they design themselves solutions to solve some of their pressing issues including poverty. At risk girls self-help groups will also welcome groups of at risk girls for community engagement and supporting voices in kinondoni Tanzania
Also our innovation including equipping at risk girls with knowledge/skills of business, self-advocacy and engaged in economic activities with at risk girls inclusion accountable community leaders, at risk girls lead change towards inclusive community free of stigma, violence and poverty. we builds future of at risk girls through providing supporting tools for starting their real business and training them on leadership and rights, and entrepreneurship.

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.

Tell us more about your organization/company (1 sentence and website URL)

Maendeleo ya watu ltd (MWT) is an organization aims to collect, refurbishing, and supplied supporting tools for income generating activities among at risk young girls while creating employment through vocational skill, training on leadership and right, advocacy, entrepreneurship, peace building skills, finance, guidance and a support network, coaching and on-one mentorship, volunteerism and practical experience in Kinondoni Dar es salaam Tanzania.

Expertise in sector

  • 1-2 years

Organization Filing Status

  • Yes, we are a registered social enterprise.

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

Access to supporting tools for starting real business among at risk girls is a huge problem in Africa. We thought about the best solution to this challenge and after several approach, we came up with this approach for providing supporting tools for starting real business such as the tailoring machine, soap making machine, irrigation machines, laundry machine, together with vocational skills, training on leadership and right, advocacy, entrepreneurship, peace building skills, finance, guidance

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

With increasing of violence among at risk girls caused by communities, lack of education, and poor supporting tools to start real business, lack of access of financial, tailored training support has become more difficult which in turn force at risk girls to face severe poverty hence this increase violence among at risk girls and there can't be prosperity because of violence among at risk girls increased which puts the community into conflict. Prosperity in my project can be achieved through providing supporting tools for starting real business and a place to operate their business, at risk girls will be more financially independent and counter violent in the communities.

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

This project will partner with women group in kinondoni dar es salaam Tanzania to identify at risk girls who be given supporting tools to start their real business such as tailoring machine, soap making machine, block making machine, irrigation machines, laundry machine, together with vocational skills, leadership training, advocacy, entrepreneurship, mentorship and supporting network to start real businesses at their communities while creating employment to at risk young girls which counter violence and ensure peace and prosperity in the community.
This project will partner with at risk girls who are real willing to get employment will be equipped with supporting tools to start real business and employability skills .
This project will partner with business community, government and INGOs who work with at risk girls, will help us to identify at risk girls both private and public sector. This will help in increasing participation of at risk girls in peace building and prosperity.

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

The kinondoni has a surplus of at risk girls who face violence, lack of education, poverty, poor financial support. These at risk girls need to be financially independent and live in a peacefully and prosperity. This project will answer this gap by provide at risk girls with supporting tools to start their real business such as tailoring machine, soap making machine, irrigation machines, laundry machine, together with vocational skills, training on leadership and right, advocacy, entrepreneurs

Geographic Focus

kinondoni tanzania

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

The project will be implemented over 36 months. Months 1-8 will cover participant selection, initial training on social entrepreneurship and peace values. At the end of this first phase, participants will ideate and form teams around specific business ideas that contribute to social cohesion. In months 8-12, participants will prototype and test their social enterprise. Months 12-36 will focus on strengthening and sustainability of the enterprises.

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

  • No

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Great project supporting Tanzania's women, I hope you're able to expand to more regions in the future. I'm working on a project bringing solar energy to the Arusha region, I wonder if there's an opportunity to collaborate?

Photo of Innocent Temba
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Hello Erin Burba,
Thanks for your interest. Our project is open for collaboration, kindly what kind of collaboration are you interested with?

Photo of Erin Burba
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Sikubora is rooted in community benefit and involvement - we hire local talent whenever possible, and we are planning on developing more programs rooted in education and empowerment. One of our ongoing programs is a partnership with Arusha Technical College, in which their engineering students complete their practicals with Sikubora. Maybe we could set up a similar program with your organization? It sounds like the girls who you support are intelligent and prosperous in a supportive environment, maybe Sikubora could be another way of providing vocational training in engineering, sales, and business. Let me know your thoughts :)