Scaling the Solution: How do you intend to scale your activities over the next two years (e.g., reach new markets, diversify solutions, etc.)? What will make this possible?
As a prospective we can apply this idea in all the developing countries through religious missions, locally non-governmental and governmental organization
which are directly in touch with the potential customers. They will help us make some campaigns for informing the people about this device and teaching them how to use it. The amount of money we'll provide us the means to develop the guide (buying materials and testing best setups) and then send it in printed form to all our partners.
Our partners are: the University of Bucharest 3Nano-SAE Research Center - providing scientific support and the Gorj Local County Council County, Delta Cultural Foundation, C4C Association - from which we will use their infrastructure to extend our reach.
Financial Sustainability: What is your business model to ensure financial sustainability?
I designed this project in this way because I wanted to keep the costs at minimum for financial sustainability . 15% of the value of sold kits will be used to support further promotion costs. Our estimated costs for promotion are around 13,500 euro/year. This include staff partial salaries (4 persons x 3285 euro / year, covered from sold kits) and web hosting (360 euro/year (supported by one of our sponsors, Extreme Training LTD.).
Experience: Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.
I do not have previous entrepreneurial experience but I think my studies about food inspection and expertise corroborated with the concern for water pollution in our country and the diseases caused by this fact helped me to grow and fight against this major problem, I have extensive experience (more than 3 years) in the projects managed by Pro-Youth Association, in which I've occupied executive positions.