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Vitalisnewton E...'s New Entry: Rural Young People Talent Grow Project (RTG-Project)

Owerri, Nigeria
Year Founded:
2015
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
Idea
Budget: 
$1,000 - $10,000
Scaling strategies launched within the past 6 months:
Organizational Growth
Organizing Conferences
Trainings, Consultation
Campaigns
Other
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

Rural Young People Talent Grow Project (RTG-Project) For Young people between the age of 12 & 35 years old.
To improve the living standard of the young people in the rural areas.

WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

What if my project where able to discover lots of hidden talents for the world, change and transform the life of our youth and reduce high rate of crime among the young people.
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

To empower and reduce the high rate of crime commit by the young people e.g cultism, youth unrest, robbery etc. Lack of enterprise development has become a major challenge to young people and their communities should there be enterprise development and employment through the establishment of talent grow center, it will go a long way in arresting and addressing socioeconomic problem and rights abuse of young people, crime free communities.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

Lots of innovative strategies such as; Talent Grow Road Show (T.G-SHOW), Talent Grow Monthly Conference (T.G-CONFERENCE), Talent Grow Media Mart (T.G-MEDIA MART), Talent Grow Enlightenment Seminar, Talent Grow Stakeholders Conference etc shall be put in place to make our young people’s talent a power house for National Economic Development and best way to solve Social Problems, people will come to understand that football, firm acting or athletics are not the only talent that could be used to boast our economy and solve social problems, the targeted audience will meet at the selected centre called “Rural Talent Grow Centre” (R.T.G.C) twice in a week right in their local communities to showcase and display whatever talent they have got.

Awards

Save the Children Australia for selfless service to youths, Youth Ambassador of Peace Award by the Gambian Youths
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

It will generate employment opportunities thereby reducing the high rate of crime commit by the young people, should there be enterprise development and employment through the establishment of talent grow center, it will go a long way in arresting and addressing socioeconomic problem and rights abuse of young people, developing the talent of young people towards this will help boost the economy. Economic development is meaningless unless young people is provided with access of growing their various talent to deal with their daily life needs, the targeted audience will meet at the selected center called “Rural Talent Grow Center” (R.T.G.C) in their local communities to showcase and display whatever talent they have got for auditing & usage.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.

1. The grown talent used to pass informative messages, the talent which could be plays, songs, dance drama, poetry recitals, cookingdrumming etc through producing and disseminating via the internet monthly newsletters, online post etc containing local made experience and lesson learned etc. 2. Sustainable commercial talent developed in the local communities. 3. The forgotten traditional way of passing informative messages through plays, songs, dance drama and poetry recitals brought back and published in electronic form (text, graphics photographs and, in some cases even sound and video for instant access via local network terminals, using local dialects and relevant cultural forms and aesthetics. In essence, this will be like electric version of participatory rural appraisal notes (PRA notes). Expanding the project to neighboring states and African regions (West African Countries).

Spread Strategies: Moving forward, what are the main strategies for scaling impact?

Through the expected out come and result; e.g The grown talent used to pass informative messages, the talent which could be plays, songs, dance drama, poetry recitals, cooking, drumming etc through producing and disseminating via the internet monthly newsletters, online post etc containing local made experience and lesson learned etc. Through the benefit to the young people; e.g Greater opportunities for young people with talent through continue research on how to improve their talent. Through the benefit to the host community; Reduced intra and inter-community conflicts.
Sustainability
Funding: How is your project financially supported?: 
individual donations or gifts - 47%

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

1. The project is fully handled by me and other experts in social entrepreneur, including some carefully selected community leader who came together to form committee. 2. Formation, promotion and supervision of the group by the committee. 3. Strict joint supervision and every transition/activities carried out by those involve in this project to prohibit any form of misconduct or mismanagement. 4. Sustained post project visits & supervision

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

Currently this problem is not been addressed by any body or organization.
Team

Founding Story

I made this discovery during a global youth service day (GYSD) an American global youth event organized by me in some local communities, before i expanded it and brought in six youths who comes together with me to promote and project the idea.

Team

Casey Comr. Ewelike Vitalisnewton - State Coordinator, Full time, B.Ed Pastor, David Rahema - Zonal Coordinator, Student of Industrial Chem., Full time Ms. Nelson Ndubueze Adiole - Treasurer, Technician, Full time Miss. Sandra Onyinyechi Agbagwa - State Financial Secretary, Practicing Nurse, Full time Miss. Christabel Opara and Mr. John Igbozuruike - State Secretary, Full time, Computer Specialist
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