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Hand Sanitizer Dispensers in tenament houses

Installation of 3000 blocks in Hong Kong

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Mobilising some five hundred volunteers in town to install hand sanitizers dispensers for the underprivileged people at their ground floor so that they could handily use the sanitizers to get rid of the virus.

What is the need are you focusing on?

Shortage of hand sanitizers

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed

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

We are a chartiable organization working for the community wholeheartedly

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Yes

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

Already served 150,000 people in Hong Kong just five weeks efforts by hundred volunteers. Hope people from the world would follow.

What is the name of your business or organization?

Build & Wish Voluntary Team

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

Charitable organization for the needy. In the past four years, we have already served:- 1. Free Home improvement works (repair works) for more than 500 houses 2. Free Furniture and electrical Applicance recycle and free delivery for over 8000 pieces. In year 2019 alone, 2600 pieces (TV, washing machines, refrigerators, hundreds of beds and mattresses). 3. Free Debugging works (bed bugs) for over 100 families 4. Free Ride for wheelchair people to make their dreams come true. Over 100 cases made. 5. Installation of hand sanitizers dispensers for over 1500 buildings in 5 weekends during the epidemic.

What is your profession?

A structural Engineer and chairman of a chartiable organization

Where are you located (country)?

Hong Kong

Where are you located (region)?

  • South-eastern Asia

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Social Work

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 50-249

How old is your business/company?

  • 2-5 years old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Nonprofit/NGO

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

  • Funding- Grants

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.

People, volunteers,

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

people, volunteers

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

Smooth, wonderfully enjoyable works by the volunteers

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

Need to explore

Website URL

Buildandwish

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Great to have you on the challenge kh181209 . Thanks for sharing the work you are doing. Are you envisioning the nature of your work changing in the long term after addressing the immediate needs?