Chronicles Media Group

Chronicles Media Group: committed to the development of Africa

Pretoria, South Africa
Year Founded:
2014
Project Stage:
Start-Up
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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

Chronicles Media Group through its Online magazine African Youth Empowered aims not only to share young successful entrepreneurs stories to encourage more young people to take the same route but also because a place where young Africans can source services from each other and create more jobs

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

what if we sourced services from each other as Africans, wouldn't that create more jobs and boost our economy
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

Unemployment amongst the youth and lack of information.

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

Creating a platform that will provide them with information about opportunities that are available for them all over the continent. Give much needed media attention to young entrepreneurs to boost their morale and also make it easier for investors to find them.
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 make it much more easier for investors to find these young entrepreneurs since the magazine is online. it will also make it easier for these young entrepreneurs to know who is selling what and how to find them should they want to source their services and inturn create more jobs

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

We have highlighted some of the young entrepreneurs from all over Africa and gave them exposure to the broader market, some of whom were not even known by the public yet they were doing great things

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

These will have a much impact going forward in promoting Africa on Africa trade, creating not only jobs but also more entrepreneurs
Sustainability

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

since it is a magazine it will sustain itself financially by adverts placed in the magazine and hosting seminars

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

entrepreneur magazine, they only focus on South Africa and we focus on Africa as a whole
About You
Organization:
Chronicles Media Group
About You
First Name

Tshepy

Last Name

Matloga

About Your Project
Organization Name

Chronicles Media Group

How long has your organization been operating?

Project
Organization Country

South Africa, GT, Pretoria

Country where this project is creating social impact
What awards or honors has the project received?
Funding: How is your project financial supported?

Friends and family, Customers.

Supplemental
Awards: What awards or honors has your solution received, if any?

Top 100 Brightest Young Minds South Africa 2013
DHL Tomorrows leaders nominee 2014
Invited to the African Union Women In Business Forum

Tell us about your partnerships
Challenges: What challenges might hinder the success of your project and how do you plan to overcome them?

Working capital so that I can employ more people

How does your idea help young people create bright futures and improve opportunities for meaningful and long-term careers?

It gives them an insight into entrepreneurship, gives them advise or running businesses and create a link for existing entrepreneurs to support each other by sourcing services from each each

Target Age Group(s): What age group(s) do(es) your solution target through it's programming?

18-35.

Intervention Focus: Identify which of the following best explain key parts of your solution

Job Creation, Entrepreneurship, Training/Skill Development, Mentorship, Financing, Rural Economies.

Do you have separate programs or initiatives that target the following types of populations?

Marginalized/Minority.

Impact - Reach: How many people did your project directly engage in programmatic activities in the last year?

10,001 to 50,000

Number of People Directly Employed by Your Organization

Fewer than 10

Number of Volunteers

Fewer than 10

Does your project utilize any of the innovative design principles below? Select a theme below that most applies to your work. If none of them do, no problem, you can skip this question.

Unlock Nurturing Environments: help young people work together to cultivate opportunities and wellness throughout the earth and its communities

Is your project targeted at solving any of the following key barriers? Select a theme below that most applies to your work. If none of them do, no problem, you can skip this question.

Job creation lacks adequate coordination between the government, private sector and development organizations

Comments

Naly HERINIAINA's picture

Hello and thank you for your initiative.
Since the project aims to create a platform, how do you help young people who have no knowledge of computers or are in the villages?
thank you

Naly HERINIAINA's picture

Hello and thank you for your initiative.
Since the project aims to create a platform, how do you help young people who have no knowledge of computers or are in the villages?
thank you

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