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The Ideas Book

There are many solutions that already exist, let's build on this for other regions

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EXPLAIN YOUR IDEA

While researching some specific problems like sanitation or water purification for instance, I found many solutions already exist. So instead of trying to reinvent available solution, it would be more interesting to create a database of solutions available in kiosk in the slums. This book or database would consist of blueprint to re-create the solution, possibility of importing the product, entrepreneurship package (micro loan, set of guideline, contact person). Each regions is specific but sets of problems can occurs in different regions. Therefore, each regions will select in the book the set of problem that affects them. The book should be kept by a wide organisation with a foot hold in many countries. To kick start a solution, the final product can be imported when the solution finds interest then entrepreneur can start their own business. Of course, for this book to works, it should work on open licence (not that i think many people are concern by IPO in slums).

WHO BENEFITS?

Different regions can benefit from the solutions from others and also start communicating between each other.

HOW DOES YOUR IDEA TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE CONTEXT OF URBAN SLUMS AND CLIMATE CHANGE?

Good ideas can take time to cross regions. This way, people can find solutions or start their own business with a proven record that the idea works.

IN-COUNTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Not yet

EXPERTISE

  • I do not have experience working in a sector related to my idea

GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS

  • I'm not sure

TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF

I am citizen of the spaceship called earth. Even if we are far from each other, we are all in the same ship !

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