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COVID-19 PLAZA

AN UP-TO-DATE COVID-19 INFORMATION AND ESSENTIALS MARKET PLACE.

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A website to provide current and daily updated news and statistics of the global corona virus pandemic also providing a market place to sell and buy essentials related to the pandemic world wide.

What is the need are you focusing on?

This project aims at providing relevant and up-to-date news, information and statistics of the pandemic to the world and also helping to create a market place for essentials to fight the pandemic.

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed
  • Sharing an actual pivot your organization has already made

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

The pivot will address insufficient up-to-date and current information and statistics about the disease in a simpler way ; it will provide much needed awareness ; will provide a platform for goods and services to be used in fighting the scourge and will have a profound impact in this fight against the pandemic.

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Maybe-with additional support

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

Since an informed society is a learned society a learned society will be able to quickly understand and absorb the magnitude of the pandemic and thus be able to mitigate some of its effects. The project will benefit everybody in the world to where they will be able to access the platform. The impact timeline is almost immediately as it will run on automatically and self sufficient.

What is the name of your business or organization?

Ryder Supply Chain Solutions Limited

What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

We are a distribution and supply chain solutions company. We serve all sectors and populace.

What is your profession?

Corporate Management.

Where are you located (country)?

Tanzania.

Where are you located (region)?

  • Eastern Africa

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Business/Consulting
  • Entrepreneur/Investor
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Transportation
  • Utilities

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 0-10

How old is your business/company?

  • 2-5 years old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Business

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Grants
  • Funding- Loans
  • Funding- Investment
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Private Sector

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • Yes

If Yes to the above, please share 1-2 sentences describing the specific help you desire.

Capital injection.

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

Lack of capital.

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

The pivot is great and if I could mobilize more funds would have been great.

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your solution? Are you participating in these efforts?

No.

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Best marketing site to sell and buy Covid19 essentials and highlighting news and statistics of the global coronavirus pandemic.I would appreciate if you write about https://stdcenterny.com/ as well. Keep up the good cause.Thank you