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Meeting immediate needs for new services in the private education sector within this lockdown.

Provision of ICT learning tools for learners.

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Children are the future. If they are not properly informed and trained, then the future will be in chaos.

Schools are shutdown to avoid the spread of COVID-19. And this is one of the measures put in place to save the world.

Yes, online classes are ongoing, but how many parents in the Nigeria and some African countries can afford the tools needed to access these classes? How many parents can?

If we can make provision of children's learning tablet to children whose parents cannot afford it, then business will be taken to a new dimension with smooth and swift operations, as  our clients continue to enjoy excellent services.

What is the need are you focusing on?

Unavailable Learning tablet for most pupils to access their online classes.

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed
  • Sharing a pivot idea your organization is considering or could consider

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

I'm considering giving a tablet to each pupil of GreyCells Montessori School, including (if available) the children within our locality to enable them enroll in our online classes, as this will enable the children continue with their education despite the pandemic.

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Yes

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

This solution, if implemented will serve as a relieve to parents who cannot afford the online classes for their children due to no money because have been out of job/business during this lockdown.

What is the name of your business or organization?

GreyCells Montessori School

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

GreyCells Montessori School is an elementary school. We render daycare services, and educational services for children from age 1 to 10. VISION STATEMENT: "Don't just teach your children to read,teach them to question what they read. Teach them everything." MISSION STATEMENT: We are committed to the goals, values and standard of Maria Montessori. Raising leaders of tomorrow.

What is your profession?

Director of Learning

Where are you located (country)?

Nigeria

Where are you located (region)?

  • Western Africa

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Education

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 11-49

How old is your business/company?

  • Less than 1 year old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Business

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.

I desire to partner with any school having same vision with Us. A school who would encourage grow.

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

The main barrier to implementing this solution is fund.

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

I have come to realize that problems comes for ideas to be birthed. Without problems, there won't be ideas. And without ideas, there won't be solutions. For solutions brings developments.

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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