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"A Social Innovator"
Abiola Oyebanjo is a Social Innovator. He is the Founder of the 1864 Initiative; a social think-tank in Nigeria with the aim of becoming Africa’s primary Institute for solving its most challenging micro social and economic problems. Abiola has seven years’ experience of innovating and implementing solutions to social problems in Nigeria via working directly with communities. He is also a Finalist Essayist on contest organized by the Greens of the European Union. He was a Fellow, Dell Social Innovation Challenge, University of Texas He is a doctorate student at the University of Lagos
I have heard this over and over and over..." Friend, I just need a little cash to start this business".
It is wrong to believe that most unemployed youth don't have the skills necessary to be employed rather it is better to say they don't have ne
Can we learn anything from ehealth to save labour? What has the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) done that can be used to create and access a database of weary and untapped skills.
The University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) is a consortium of pu
Thirty four percent Malawians love to live unemployed. They neither have a job nor do they dare look for any. This is contained in a report by National Statistical Office-NSO.
The report describes these Malawians as inactive but puts official unem
As a young man, I grew to learn so many things that when I was searching for a job, I searched everywhere. Unfortunately, searching everywhere was the problem, I should have searched in just one place.
Every job seemed interesting. I could be fan
Most of the time, people waste time seeking opportunities and networks which are not under their control to get their life rolling. The solutions are often found from within. It is wrong to assume that improving our skills is all we need to gain emp
When I started searching for job which lasted for five years, rather than realize how there were less jobs to take or how less skilful I was, I realized that I was only not connecting with those needing my skills and how I needed to add little skills
Thank so much @Alberto . I don't think this bucket list will be bad for even those who are not even facing end of life. However, they need it more. I believe we can make this more innovative. We can find common areas of needs where humans are likely to miss out of and help these people make better choices as they write on the list. The reason is because many at this point might not have their neurons triggered in areas that might be necessary for their happiness. SO i suggest we use familiar pictures, images or videos in which ever format we are presenting the list to them. Well done
Yue Shen .Great post. Mobile technology is changing everything. It might take the place of Dog as man's best friend as we approach a new era. It is believed that we are just in the very beginning of the digital age and the next few years will turn out innovation that will make everything we have now so dated. However, all these will be driven by mobile tech. I think this will work better if we are able to develop simple apps that can be easily learned and used by all mobile user. An app that doesn't have the usual interface of popular apps but with one or two key functions where vital signs and information on malaria and its control can be disseminated to users. This will be necessary to ensure the some innovative possibility for disease control that might not be compatible with the usual phones available that might not be smart. Well done
Great insight. Thanks Oyebisi. Apprenticeship system I have also always often proposed is the main drive towards economic revolution for developing nations. People must learn to do things with their hands, add some technological and modernized know how to it, collaborate, innovate, mass produce and brand. Lobatan!