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Old Age Freelancing

Good way of earning sound income for 50+ people

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Who is your idea designed for and how does it support the dreams and obligations of those 50 and older?

This is for everyone who is standing at the doorstep of age 50 or more or retired/about to retire.

As we all know, freelancing is one of the ways of self-employment where one can earn a good income while providing their services. People who were devoted their good time of life in earning money and fulfilling the responsibilities of their family can opt for this.

Anyone standing at the doorstep of age 50 or more or retired/about to retire who have to fulfill their financial dreams and obligation can choose the way of freelancing. Through freelancing, anyone can get a different kind of job as per their choice to engage themselves and for getting a good financial support.

There are few professions like programming, web developing, designing, writing, data entry etc. is easily available for freelancing at a good rate. The only thing which an individual has to do is to find a good platform where he or she can freelance the desired job at a good rate.

The main advantage of freelancing is that one individual can perform more than one job at a time and as per their convenience.

In today's market, there are numerous companies who are looking for a good freelancer at a good rate and the best thing in freelancing is that there is no age constraint, anybody who is ready to earn money while sitting in bedroom or post retirement can go for this.

Another idea similar to freelancing is online volunteering where an individual can get the registration and start delivering services.

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

Well, we can go out and do a survey that how people are looking this way of earning.

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

Awareness about earning money through freelancing and some technical support to the people of age 50 or more.

Tell us about your work experience:

I am an entrepreneur related to environment science and Ph.D. holder.

Please check all that apply:

  • I'm not currently involved in a credit union, but am curious to learn more!

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Photo of Biswarup

I do think that it can be used for supporting our elders to reach their dreams.

Photo of Dr. Sukumar Kar

If elderly people are ready to devote their time then this idea will allow them to earn a sound income.

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