This project also has a Changeshop where you can read more about its latest progress.
Go to Changeshop: EBONY PROJECT.
The EBONY PROJECT goal is to expose,appreciate and promote works of arts,talents and the African culture as a means to encourage small private scale businesses in order to alleviate poverty,reduce societal ills as drug/ child abuse,juvenile delinquency and carry outreach programs to support the less privilege in order to impact positive changes in our society.This operates in four main phases.
Sobre tu organización
Nombre de la organización
Silver LIne Entertainment
Sitio web de la organización
País de la organización
Camerún, NOT, Bamenda
Países en donde este proyecto está creando impacto social
Camerún, NOT, Bamenda
Edad del/la innovador/a
Género del/la innovador/a
Tu organización es
¿Cuánto tiempo ha estado operando la organización?
Más de 5 años
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Nombre de tu iniciativa
Selecciona la fase que describa mejor el momento en el que se encuentra tu emprendimiento
Crecimiento (tu iniciativa piloto ya se está aplicando y se empieza a expandir)
¿Cuánto tiempo se lleva poniendo en práctica tu iniciativa?
Operando entre 1-5 años
La necesidad: ¿Cuál es el problema que tratas de solucionar?
I am trying to solve the problem of unemployment and talent drain from our society especially amongst the youths which will in turn reduce juvenile delinquency.
La solución: ¿Cuál es tu solución? Sé específico.
- Appreciating, Exposing and Promoting works of arts, talents and the culture of the people.
- Organizing Capacity Building Workshops which will encourage youths to think out of the box and act accordingly.
-Creating a market for the consumption of such products(arts)to encourage more people to see the benefits of getting involved with such activities
- Get people especially youths to participate in competitions which will build their leadership skill amongst others such as the latent they possess, etc.
El Modelo: Muéstranos a través de un ejemplo específico cómo tu solución hace una diferencia, incluye tus actividades primarias
By creating awareness of our activities which take place once every year and bringing people together with a focus in mind we carry out the following:
Ebony Talent Fair: Brings together producers of works of arts/talents (movies, music,local jewelry,craft etc)under one umbrella at a particular period to sell their works and establishment to the world,network and create partnerships is a great way to encourage the creation of this products because the people know it will be consumed.
Ebony Youth Motivation Workshop:We organize capacity building workshops to motivate youths to be self employed especially through arts which most often are in borne. We also organize competitions where prizes are won and encourage these activities to not only stay at the competitive stage but should be turned to lucrative business endeavors eg. Drawings, Singing etc
Ebony Nite: Show casing already existing works of art in style with all the glitz and glamor will motivate others to see the lucrative advantages involved and will want to improve on their potentials.
Ebony Community Project: Being able to do all these and impact or community positively is a great way to show the people that such works can sustain our lives eg. donating to orphanages to support the less privilege and making their lives better.
El mercado: ¿Quiénes son tus pares y competidores? Identifica a otros que también estén trabajando para dar respuesta a las necesidades que tú abordas y en qué te diferencias de ellos. ¿Cuáles son los desafíos que estos jugadores podrían representar para tu éxito o crecimiento?
My peers and competitors are other event promoters as well as other entrepreneurs in showbiz. There are many entertainment houses working towards promoting the works of art but what differentiates me from them is the fact that I work will small producers with the interest of creating a market for them as well as equipping the people especially the youths with basic knowledge which they can put to use at any moment in time whereas these other producers certainly only want to promote recognized talents and initiatives and they do not impact knowledge which can be transformed to suit any arising context as time changes. The challenge I could face is they can very well only copy my implemented strategies in order to gain as much grounds as I have in promoting works of art,talents and culture.
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Qué tipo de solución/es brinda tu iniciativa para ayudar a emprendedores emergentes y pequeñas empresas a crecer y prosperar en comunidades marginadas? (seleccionar las opciones aplicables.)
Acceso a recursos humanos/ consultoría, Acceso a las cadenas de abastecimiento/logistica, Acceso a tecnologia, Acceso a oportunidades económicas.
¿Cuál ha sido el impacto de la solución hasta la fecha?
Many small scale producers have been exposed to large market opportunities through the Ebony Talent Fair which has increased their business ventures. Many young Talents have been exposed to consumption by the public eg young musicians being able to sell more records than ever imagined. Young Fashion Designers have had the chance to get people interested in wearing African Branded Designs by them. Some Youths have taken up the initiative to start up their own small businesses after motivational workshops instead of waiting to write public exams to gain government employment. The Cameroonian Culture for a start is being appreciate by many all over the world as the initiative has greatly exposed our very existence and this sure will create a boost in our economy as many will rather come in to consume first hand in due time.
¿Cuál es tu impacto proyectado para los próximos 1-3 años?
I project that we will be able to fully participate in international fairs, I project to introduce the project to other African countries as well as to have the project expose our touristic facilities which will draw in tourist and definitely increase and boost our economy.
¿Qué barreras pueden dificultar el éxito de tu proyecto? ¿Cómo planean superarlas?
We have financial struggles to deal with but we work to overcome this by getting sponsors to support our venture such as Corporate Bodies as their Corporate Social Responsibility.
We have limitations in communication but we hope to get the media strongly involved by organizing conferences, doing lots of print works and encouraging the people to read more in order to benefit from such projects.
We lack appropriate equipment to ease coverage and retaining of data such as cameras, printers etc and we hope to overcome this by setting up a well equip office and employing capable hands to manage our technicalities.
Las iniciativas ganadoras presentan un plan fuerte de cómo van a alcanzar y realizar un seguimiento del crecimiento. Identifica tus metas a seis meses para el crecimiento de tu impacto
Orgainising Conferences, Exhibitions and other Talent promotion activities will bring people together within this period
Identifica tres grandes tareas que tendrás que completar para llegar a las metas de seis meses.
Participation in Conferences
Registration for Competitions
Reactions to Activities over Media outlets
¡Ahora piensa en grande! Identifica tu meta de impacto a 12 meses.
Identifica tres grandes tareas que tendrás que completar para llegar a tu meta de impacto a 12 meses
Sales of Magazines (number of copies sold)
Turn out by the public for the event
Correspondence requiring information
Historia de la fundación: Queremos saber acerca del momento en el que hiciste "¡Ajá!". Comparte la historia de dónde y cuándo el/los fundador(es) vio (vieron) el potencial de esta solución para cambiar el mundo.
At want point in life we are all seeking to reach that stage in which we want to be able to give and not only receive. Having been out of school for a year with no job, my needs seemed to be sky rocketing with little income to handle them so frustration set in. At that moment I thought to myself to find the least costly means to make ends meet and this I did by purchasing cross-stitch material which I created amazing stuff from and sold to interested buyers. This having saved me from a lot of stress, poverty and frustration, I thought to myself, why not give others the opportunity with little means but plenty of potential to improve on their standards of living and what better way to do so except through talent and arts which most often are inbuild and only need a little skill training with the most difficult part being the availability of a market which i have already found ready to let them benefit from if only they are willing to get their arts ready. That was my "Aha" moment.
Cuéntanos sobre tus alianzas.
We partner with other production houses such for coverage at reduced rates since we do not have the means afford our own equipment. We also partner with establishment which own halls which we use for our activities such as exhibitions, the gala etc at percentage bases. We partner with TV stations for promotion of our activities.
Por favor, pon en claro las necesidades u ofertas que hayas mencionado anteriormente y/o sugiere categorías de apoyo que no están especificadas en la lista
Investment;Establishing a proper functioning office space and being able to pay capable staff will greatly impact the turn out of activities eg our work will be properly and sufficiently done within our office premises instead of carrying materials to print else where,staff will be comfortable with work environment.Investment will allow us to plan and work within a defined time frame