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Lets the Deaf people communicate with their language uniformly around Communities, lets the Deaf and Communities communicate.

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What problem does your idea solve?

we aim to reduce stigma and increase opportunities for deaf people through rectifying the communication barrier by giving sign language education to the deaf people and societies

Explain your idea

The idea is the MOBILE SCHOOL (MOVING SCHOOL) Deaf people do think they are segregated because of their status, let us bring them to the real word so that they won't think and plan bad to destroy our peace. we will use two school buses (coasters), 6 teachers (must be drivers), two whiteboard and two black board and the whiteboard marker and chalks, books and pencils. The teachers will be voluntary teachers whereby they will be given only allowance and not salary because the project will be a charity project and it will be a 5 years project The buses will be moving in street and villages and make a center at the opening space where the training will be conducted for 45 days to 60 days depending on the area and the type of students available how capable are they in understanding. the aim is to make sure after those days students knows the sign language and can communicate to each other through sign language. the buses and teacher will not be living at centers hence the center having only one bus with seats that will be used as a class, each day after class the buses and teacher will be turning back home. after every 45 to 60 days we will be moving to another centers in another street or village. we will be having two centers at a time, each center with two teachers and one bus, the remaining two teachers will be off duty and when the off duty teachers come to work then other two teacher went in off duty. we aim to have 30 students in each center at a time that give 360 in year

Who benefits?

Direct beneficiaries are all deaf across the commmunity both young and adult that will be given sign language education, indirect beneficiaries is the whole world through the idea of moving sign language school we will decrease the number of deaf who dont know sign language also increase the number of people who can speak sign language, such even decrease the communication barriers and give opportunities to deaf to participate in economics. Hence the beneficiaries are the whole communities

How is your idea unique?

my idea is very unique because it comes from a youth, and the youths themselve will be implementing it, compared to other project like this usually the idea is from elders and it is them who are implementing it 2. free door to door sign language education, the school will be moving in streets and villages compared to other education ideas where students are going to school but we (the schools) are going to students 3. this idea will have positive changes to youth and increase moral of doing great things 4. this idea aims to rectify the communication barrier between Deaf and Communities 5. this idea will enable all deaf to participate in economic and social activities in societies by removing segregation among them because the communication is easier 6. regardless of education,sectors, race or tribe, this training will combine people together and value all deaf people

Tell us more about you

My name is Ediclad Kihinja, Iwas born on 28.02.1986. I have a Diploma in Human Resources and Administration Management. I am among the TAYPA (Tanzania Annual Young Professional Award) 2016 finalist in Alliance award category of Education. Also I am among the Ten finalist of youth entrepreneurship competition 2016. I am working with an organization named King Edick Group, the group will be able to devote time in this idea and we are looking for collaborator to finish and make this idea a reality.

What are some of your unanswered questions about the idea?

where can i get the money to implement this idea?

Where will your idea be implemented?

  • Tanzania

Experience in Implementation Country(ies)

  • Yes, for more than one year.

Expertise in Sector

  • I've worked in a sector related to my idea for more than a year.

Idea Maturity

  • Research & Early Testing: I am exploring my idea, gathering the inspiration and information I need to test it.

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we will also conduct this training to social services workers and other public services centers, government or private owners