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U-Spark Hub

U-Spark Hub uses the power of media and information technology to enhance youth social innovation and entrepreneurship.

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EXPLAIN YOUR IDEA

Our idea is to create a platform that trains youth to use the power of media and information technology for connecting youth entrepreneurs for peer support and mentorship, building their skills in branding, marketing and networking and promoting culture of social ventures and enterprises. We build enabling self organized learning environments in young people's lives on a peer to peer approach. U-Spark Hub will deliver on: 1. YOUTH FORUM: Online platform that features youth social enterprises. We will develop a creative tool to map out innovative youth social ventures and build platform to promote and market their enterprises. 2. ENGAGEMENT THROUGH MEDIA: Video clips, multi-media show, radio talks that capture stories of youth entrepreneurs for inspiration. TEDx youth entrepreneurship events at hard to reach areas that bring youth of diverse backgrounds together, raise youth profile and promote culture of social enterprises. 3. PEER MENTORSHIP SUPPORT: Online discussion forum, free SMS platform for mentorship and information exchange.

WHO BENEFITS?

The idea will directly benefit both refugee and host community youth who have already initiated innovative social ventures and enterprises and those who aspire to start up such initiatives but lacks encouragement and support to do so.

PROTOTYPE

The first prototyping session was conducted on May 7 with the team. We first prototyped an online space on which youth entrepreneurs can seek support and guidance, gain crucial information, and network with other youth entrepreneurs for new business partnership or mentors. We gained some feedback from our colleagues. The major feedback we gained was the question of how to bridge the digital divide between rural and urban youth, youth and "senior youth", refugee and Ugandan youth. Another crucial feedback was how to make this online space more inclusive so that refugee youth can feel a sense of belonging. The second prototyping session was conducted during the partner consultation meeting on youth strategy on 18 May. The team included both refugee and Ugandan youth. We brainstormed an idea of social media sites where both refugee and Ugandan youth can freely exchange critical information and strengthen partnership. We prototyped a logo "One Youth One Heart" for these sites.

FEEDBACK

We had a half day session to receive feedback from refugee and Ugandan youth on the online space at one of the urban community centres. What we learned from this session is the importance of young entrepreneurs in not only being connected on line but also face to face interactions for identifying business partners, mentorship, sharing information and gaining inspiration. We had a Skype call with refugee youth group, E20 in Nakivale settlement who uses media to change communities. We shared and discussed the same challenge question, "how might we effectively reach out to hard to reach youth and community members with our developed tool/product in order to make a change in their lives?" We talked about the importance of having creative community outreach methods to be meaningfully connected to our end users. We had another feedback session with youth entrepreneurs as well as youth in Kampabits and learned that creating a "community youth hub" with peer supporters is very crucial.

SKILL SHARE (optional)

We will need a team of people who work with youth and have a strong background in ICT, media and social research.

TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF

We are a team of professionals and diverse backgrounds who work with refugee and host community youth in Uganda.

IS THIS AN IDEA THAT YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION WOULD LIKE TO TAKE FORWARD?

  • Yes, I have implementation capacity and am interested in and able to make this idea real in my community.

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Hi Team, I just wanted to say that whatever we come up with through our team work needs to give hope to all the youth not only in Uganda but the world! Have a great day!

Keiko

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Good morning team, what's up group is doing excellent, generating a great amount of positive conversations! Please join and get to know more about one another!

Keiko

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Hi Team, Liz from Kampabits is hosting a session to co-design an online platform next week. Liz will announce the date. Please join us!

Keiko

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Hello Keiko my watsapp number is +256704112293.

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Hi, Emma, thanks. Team, you can text me at 0772701103 and I will ask Sam to add everybody.

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Thanks KEIKO. This is now making it easy for conversation. My whatsapp number is 0759272512. Please add me to the group. Cheers team

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Hi Team, we have created a what's up group "One Youth One Heart" please text me the phone number used for what's' up, join us in this platform!

Keiko

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Hello Keiko how's the project progressing?How's the project planning goining and when do we intend to implement the project!

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Hi Lennon, thanks for your enthusiasm! We are compiling the results from the feedback session with Kampabits youth and let's plan together the way forward. I believe the youth in Kampabits are already exploring about building an actual product. We will share with you the results this week.

Keiko

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We have a project to create a new kind of incubator/accelerator for creating jobs among the youth. We would love to get your ideas on collaboration. Please connect on with me on linkedin or on the Facebook page of the Nobeah Foundation (or email info@nobeahfoundation.org) to get a detailed project proposal.

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Hi Andy, Excellent! Lets' start the conversation on how to join forces! I will send you the e-mail to get the project proposal.

Keiko

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Hello Addy,How are you!We at the organisation called A Generation for A Better Africa(agaba) a youthled non gov't org whose main aim is to empowering fellow young people would like to collaborate with your organisation and share ideas aswell on your youth empowerment projects.My contacts are +256704112293.That's my watsapp contact too.Looking forward to hearing from you.

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that would be thoughtful keiko, just cant wait to get started

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hi keiko,

well cant wait to get updated about the project.

james

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Hi James, welcome to the platform and the team. We are developing another platform to connect all the youth involved in this project (e.g. website, social media site). We will keep you in the loop!

Keiko

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Hi Keiko, This is great! Looking forward to discussing more.

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Hi Luna, sure! Welcome to the team! It will be a very exciting and interesting collaboration among refugee and Ugandan youth, CSOs, NGOs, UN agencies and other private sectors! ,Hi Luna, sure! Welcome to the team! It will be an interesting collaboration among Ugandan and refugee youth, CSOs, NGOs, UN agencies and other private sectors!

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Hi Team, Lennon has just shared the company website: http://www.africainteractive.com/
Check this out!

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Hello team It was great hearing about today's sessions.I was held up with alot of engagements i would have been present however cudos for the great work.@keiko and team today i was talking to a friend of mine from netherlands who has a company in Europe and branches in East Africa his company uses the media and ict to give a platform to orgs,other brands etc to showcase there work in communitie globally using there company platforms.I told me briefly about our idea and he is eager to come on board inorder to give us a hand.

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Hi Lennon, that sounds great! Do you have a company website that we can loot into? @Team, what do you suggest? I think consulting with the company that is already working on similar idea will create a new opportunity to improve our project idea?

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Hi Keiko, this is really a great initiative, would be great to team up and see what exciting things can be accomplished together!

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That's true, I have know about the FUSE project and have not myself experienced the site. It will be so great if we can join forces, the idea of FUSE to train community members and form a media team to bridge information, knowledge and skills gap is interesting and it is relevant to our idea!

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Hi Nosa, how are young people utilizing the UNHCR exchange site? I have been receiving some posts of youth once in a while. Could we have a call this week to discuss further?

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Hi Keiko,
UNHCR Exchange is growing little by little and it would be great to get more youth and youth projects involved on it, it would be great to have a chat and see how that can take place :)
Please do let me know via email when you would be free :)

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@Team it's great to hear about today's sessions i wish i had come around but i had other engagements.However i talked to a friend of mine from the Netherlands his using the media and ict to transform societies.In the way that he showcases the work of org's and other brands that are doin great work for communities so he gives them a global platform aswell.He is eager to come on board and help us with our work aswell.What do you think team?

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Hello team It was great hearing about today's sessions.I was held up with alot of engagements i would have been present however cudos for the great work.@keiko and team today i was talking to a friend of mine from netherlands who has a company in Europe and branches in East Africa his company uses the media and ict to give a platform to orgs,other brands etc to showcase there work in communitie globally using there company platforms.I told me briefly about our idea and he is eager to come on board inorder to give us a hand.

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Hello team It was great hearing about today's sessions.I was held up with alot of engagements i would have been present however cudos for the great work.@keiko and team today i was talking to a friend of mine from netherlands who has a company in Europe and branches in East Africa his company uses the media and ict to give a platform to orgs,other brands etc to showcase there work in communitie globally using there company platforms.I told me briefly about our idea and he is eager to come on board inorder to give us a hand.

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Hi Liz, Louis and Fredrick, today's session was awesome! The young people were already excited about developing their prototypes, very energetic kids! Let's support them to build something out of this, in the end, this project is theirs and we want them to own it. Let's keep the momentum and catch up with their energy and passion! I am being very inspired by them, had such a great time.

Keiko

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Good morning, team! Louis, thanks for the notice. At Kampabits, we will have youth who are learning various levels of ICT skills with us. It will be great not only share our prototype but also move this prototype to a more refined one, incorporating all the feedback we have gained so far. I have also thought of joining forces with people who are developing online vocational and skills building courses through mobile or other electronic devices. We talked about in our platform we will either develop a training course for youth entrepreneurs or simply announce and share information on existing training courses. On site training is always better, but if people are developing a very creative online course, it will be interesting to build partnership. Just a thought!

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Good morning U-Spark members. I would like to welcome all of you to attend today's feedback session at Kampabits 3 pm.
Kampabits Is on Rubaga road, next to Happy science and opposite Super Oil fuel station just just before Kabakanjagala round about.
I hope to see you all.

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Media and IT will offer a tremendous opportunity for the youth to link up with fellow youth who will share knowledge and build their capacity to create positive change in their social innovations especially in their communities

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Hi Fredrick, we need to prototype a mapping tool to identify youth social innovators and entrepreneurs. We talked about the process of mapping innovators, but never touched on a tool. Welcome to the online platform!

Keiko

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Thank you Keiko.
I am ready to do the needful.
More so, am grateful to be part of your team.

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Let's plan sometime next week to brainstorm ideas on possible tools and ways of mapping innovators and prototype? We will mobilize the team for this.

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@ Lennon, @ Keiko. Yes, there are those most vulnarable communities with Youth who can not access ICTs but internet penetration in Uganda is taking shape to the extent that my Sister/Brother in Gulu or from my small village Kahengye is also able to access social media like facebook on a phone...with exception of the refugee settlement. We/ I am yet to find out how youth communicate or connect and what they have access to and what works for them with in their environment...

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Hi Akampa, I think the mobile phone coverage is very wide in Uganda, even in refugee settlements. Like you said, they love social media sites like facebook, if some do not have any mobile phone or gadgets, they even join their friends who have them. We may want to do more research in this area? Lennon, any insights around this area? It will be very interesting to understand how young people in rural setting gain exposure to various information. We should start some discussions on this with our partners!

Keiko

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@Akampa assesing social media platforms is not the major problem or challenge here brother to me or the challenge and according to my research is,1)How many rural community people know how to use these platforms?2)How many can access these services.We are looking at causing a great impact in societies.Carry out more of your research..indeed..

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That's right. We may need more research on that. We can also ask some team members who run youth ICT centres. @Liz, @Edmund, any insights on this? Although you two are handling youth in urban setting. Daniel may shed the light on this in the situations of Kyangwali settlement? I have talked to youth in Nakivale settlements, they face the same challenge in accessing internet, but they use social media sites like facebook as their main channel for communication.

Keiko

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@Keiko according to my observation most youths in rural communities dont know how facebook operates and majority dont know what face is.I believe sensitisation has to first be carried out as i stated earlier.Most of these youths mindsets are still backward inorder for us to have a major impact lets first nurture the minds with training and lots of sensitisation aswell.

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@ Lennon, sure, if the major issue is on how to use a developed site or product, we can definitely have a creative way of orienting youth to use the tool. We can find a innovative way to make the product known to the youth and refine the product that catch young people's attention and quick impact as well.

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Hi Team, good morning! Lennon has joined in our team and has suggested if we would like to have a what's up group since not all of us can easily get online? We can start conversations on that platform as almost all of us have a mobile phone. If you would like, send me by text your what's up number and your name!

Nice day!
Keiko

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Hello I am called Lennon,I am a co-founder of a youthled Non-government organisation called A Generation for A Better Africa(AGABA) in uganda.Our website is www.agaba.org I am a social scientist by proffession.Thank you keiko for the great innitiative we talked earlier.However we do work with grassroot communities especially in rural communities most of these communities do not know what the eternet means especially in uganda.I believe if we are to work as a team alot of sensitisation has to be done especially training these people about the use of the computer and these online platforms.I also believe that keiko you should work alongside(partner) with community organisation such as non gov't orgs with organised structures etc inorder to help you in the implementation process of these programs inorder not to face alot of challenges.What your doing is great but have it in mind that you must partner with grassroot organisations and you must do alot of training of the masses plus facilitations uganda is a 3rd world country with alot of illiterate people who need to be taught about these programs.We are on board to join your team and see how best we can be of help in transforming communities and ensuring global positive change in the world.

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Hi Lennon, it was great to meet you at the training! Yes, it is so true that partnership with grassroots organization is a very key to success in this type of project. I really love what you have told us about tapping into available resource centres in rural communities. We were challenged to even foresee how the most vulnerable youth who may not have easy access to power and internet services to truly benefit what we are trying to develop. Combining creative community outreach on the services, using appropriate media tools with community resource based centres will be an excellent idea! We can then little by little fill gaps in the digital divide among youth in Uganda. Welcome also to the team! Looking forward to working with your team.

Keiko

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Hi Keiko,

Love your idea-- it is along the same lines has my idea that I have and that is utilizing Hackathon's in the camps which allows training. Are you familiar with Hackathon's? https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/problems-2-ideas-events I would be interested in working with you on this. Thanks Karen

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Hi Karen, thank you for your feedback! I have read your idea and it is very similar to what we are trying to do in Uganda to enhance social innovation and entrepreneurship. The idea is to provide refugee entrepreneurs with packaged training and funding (starting from training on creative and design thinking, business idea development, product development, business training, etc.). It will be very interesting to collaborate on our ideas!

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Hi Karen, we have submitted another idea related to yours. Would you like to take a loot at it if you are interested?

https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/innovation-center

Keiko

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Dear Team, we will have a feedback + participatory co-designing session at Kampabits at 3PM on June 2nd. Please join us!

Keiko

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Hi Keiko,

I'm glad the prototyping sessions have been going well. When I saw your comments about the website for refugee youth to share information and communicate I was immediately thought of showing you www.tamuka.org and thought there could be some good overlaps. When it comes to information sharing we post all the news, but also learning opportunities such as here http://www.tamuka.org/learn/page/2/ and there is a 'need help' section where we are building up content on what to do in certain critical situations - http://www.tamuka.org/need-help-new/ and we even have the SMS part of it too http://www.tamuka.org/speak-out/ .

We would be very happy to collaborate and enable some of the members of your team to contribute to this website (it is a work in progress). It is written by refugees for refugees with a few contributions from relevant agencies. Clearly they would be welcome to use our hubs as a base to do this, and this is what you have requested for in your 'skill share' section so that's great! Equally should your prototype develop we would be very happy to contribute content and ideas.


Edmund

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Hi Edmund, excellent! Let's collaborate on this. Perhaps, could we have a feedback session with your team who are building the website? So that we can build on each other's ideas. Looking forward to this.

Keiko

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Thanks Keiko,

That would be great. I believe some of our team were able to come to your feedback session yesterday. I hope that was helpful. I hope you will be able to come to ours as well.

Edmund

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Let me know when, I am interested in supporting the session!

Keiko

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Join us if you can! We will be there until late. We hope to interact with youth as much as we can, get the feedback, and hopefully develop a new prototype together.

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See you team at Urban Refugee Community Centre. BRAVO for the work so far. It's amazing!!

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Hi Team, feedback session with refugee and Ugandan youth is at 2-4PM on Wednesday 27 at urban community centre. Looking forward to meeting you all!

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Keiko,this is a really brilliant idea!
Excited...

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Hi Liz, welcome to the team! We are very excited to having you!

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Let us make all refugee youth dreams into reality...

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Hi Allan, yes we will do that, together with them! Welcome to the team!

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Really cool. Cant wait to see how it works

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Hi Richard, thanks for the message and welcome to the team! Looking forward to working with you all!

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Your location doesn't determine your identity. .your dreams do... One youth one heart....

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Hi Sammy! thanks, that's right. We will bridge the gap among youth in Uganda using the power of media and information technology! Welcome to the team!

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Hi Shivani,
Thanks for your suggestion! Your idea of creating learning and incorporating entrepreneurship skills in the curriculum is great and I feel the idea will not only benefit schools in Uganda but also other institutions and agencies that provide skills training for youth. In some of the places now, schools are already teaching entrepreneurship skills to children. Like Educate! program in Kampala, it proves that it is better to teach these skills at earlier stage of life.

We can definitely work together to come up with innovative curriculum! As we are very interested in social enterprises, when we did initial prototyping, we discussed if we are developing some innovative training curriculum to build social enterprise skills of youth or using already existing curriculum. We would also like to see and explore how this curriculum can reach to marginalized youth who may have language barriers and who are of low literacy level.

Please let us know more about what Zaya learning labs?

Keiko

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Hi Keiko,

Would love to talk more about this via skype. You can reach me at info.jamaa@gmail.com
or if you provide your contact details I will be happy to email you.

Looking forward to collaborating :)

Shivani

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Hi Shivani, you can e-mail me at keiko.odashiro@gmail.com. Looking forward to collaborating too!

Keiko and the team

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I think this is a great idea

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Thank you! We are looking forward to your feedback to improve our idea!

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Hi Keiko, thanks to you and your team for this submission! We're looking forward to learning about how your prototypes went (what you did and what you learned). I am also wondering whether and how you are collaborating with other youth groups that exist in Kampala and are already working on some aspects of the program you propose (for example, entrepreneurship training).

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H Chioma! Thank you for the message. We have done the initial prototyping with the team and gained some feedback from colleagues. We will update our idea and prototype based on the feedback. We are now scheduling the session with different groups of youth in Kampala and Nakivale. Fortunately, the team we formed from the beginning of developing an idea until today include representatives from organizations who are conducting entrepreneurship training for youth. Some of them are running programs such as youth ICT center, innovation centre for youth that incorporate the training element in their programming. The feedback session from Nakivale youth who are using media to advocate for community issues and to earn income will be very interesting. We are discussing if we target youth in general or youth entrepreneurs specifically for feedback.

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Hi Keiko,
Love the idea! We are working on a project to help integrate refugee youth into their communities at the secondary school level. Hoping to simulate it here in Maastricht, the Netherlands but it won't be the same.
Would love to hear about what you're doing to prototype. Maybe we can work together to come up with something interesting in order for us to deliver and test our curriculum.
We have already spoken to Zaya Learning Labs on the technology front and are hoping to talk to others about our infrastructural needs.

Check us out here:
https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/jamaa-participate-educate-learn
Our Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/TheJamaaInitiative
and you can email us at info.jamaa@gmail.com

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Hi Anne, thanks for the message! We have also came up with radio as well as sms messages. We thought of how we will reach youth who are in rural areas, not necessarly having access to Internet. Using tablet or mobile applications may be able to work. Radio is another interesting area. If this is a preference of refugee youth, we would like to prototype this together with them. We will update you on the result of this!

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That's a great idea Keiko and very much relates to my pitch here https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/empowering-refugee-social-innovators

Some of the questions I have are:
- How will you address the specific challenges/condition related to refugee social entrepreneurs such as lack of access to funding or instability especially in transit countries?
- How will this platform address language barrier?
- How can you reach out to social entreprenuers who don't have access to technology and internet.

These are some of my thoughts. I'd be more than happy to join your team and work together on the idea as well. Good luck!

Mirette

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Hi Mirette,

Thank you for the message. These are great suggestions!

Access to funding also came up as one of the opportunity areas when we were brainstorming ideas. It is still a challenge, but if we make sure that their enterprises are scalable and we help brand their efforts, funding issue may not be the biggest concern. The most crucial point to ask for us was how we can support youth with necessary skills and knowledge and platform to develop and nurture their social enterprises. We have some ideas for fundraising methods using multi-media and online platform as well.

Question of language barrier is an area that we can definitely explore and get suggestions from refugee youth. Young people are generally get connected through activities, and this will give young people incentive to take advantage of existing literacy training. We can brainstorm more, perhaps we can use very simple language for the platform that young people immediately learn, or mix refugee and host community languages for unity and fun!

Keiko

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Thanks Keiko. Please let me know how to collaborate together as a team to move forward with this idea.

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Really good idea. I was thinking of Mirette's idea as I was reading so I'm glad she "found" you. :-)

Like her, I am wondering about access to technology and in particular to the Internet in refugee camps, as this is a core component of your idea. Have you thought of other media? Sms? radio?

Looking forward to hear about your prototyping with youth in refugee camps.

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Oh, I love this idea and can't wait to start!!!

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Hi Akampa, thank you for the suggestion. Doing prototyping together with refugee youth is an excellent idea!! I love it. I am so sure that we will enjoy this process. What does other team member think?

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U Spark Hub Team, Thank you very much for all your commitment towards this initiative, Keiko-keep all the updates coming in. We are looking forward to more feedback to keep improving. As well let`s get ready for prototyping sessions with refugee youth, we are able to think like them and do with them for them. Young people for young people!!!

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Hi Racheal, where were you? We were waiting for you at today's prototyping session. You can comment on our first prototypes as well, please join us for the session next week to engage refugee youth, will let you know when.

Keiko

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Hi Mirette, we had the first prototyping session today with some of the team members. Next week we plan to engage refugee youth with our prototypes and gain feedbacks. After we receive feedback from refugee youth, we will try refining prototypes, using user experience map. Maybe you would like to participate in this session, through Skype or some other means? We can also share with you our initial prototypes and gain your feedback as well.

Keiko

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Hello Keiko,

This is a great Idea, I want to be part of the team so that we could move this idea together.

Racheal

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This is really a great idea! I'm curios how it goes...

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Congrats on this post being today's Featured Contribution!

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We can also use Saad's Ted in a Box idea to reach out to the youth. https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/research/ted-in-a-box-with-refugees-in-pakistan

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@ Mirette Bahgat: Thank you very much for your interest in working with us. We will as well have events or forums on social entrepreneurship in hard to reach areas and so we will be directly learning and sharing, networking with these youth on a peer to peer approach. Language barrier will be by transcribing and interpretation but as well radio programs will be directly in languages that cut across our target regions or communities. Akampa Johnson Tanbull