Alejandra Monte...'s New Entry

Alejandra Monte...'s New Entry

Guayaquil, EcuadorGuayaquil, Ecuador
Project Stage:
$10,000 - $50,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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

Factory artists!
Opportunities arise and help our planet recycling of solid waste

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

¿Que pasaria si hubiera una "fabrica de jovenes artistas" reciclando y convirtiendo en arte y objetos de decoración o de uso personal con materiales que la gente comúnmente desecha?
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

* The amount of solid waste increases. The dumping and incineration instead of recycling, are still the predominant practice in waste management. * On the other hand the unemployment rate in our country is still palpable. * Few and somewhat elitist cultural and artistic spaces. With these three points palpable problem in my country Ecuador and many more worldwide. Waste, unemployment and low culture

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

A place where a number of young artists to create solid waste from decorative products and furniture. Giving room for creativity and an Workshop- Gallery where each artist has the opportunity to show and sell their creations, taking the population a place where it is known that you can buy art pieces at affordable rates. And this leads to the creation of new income for artists and youth. Raise awareness of the proper use of solid waste. Opening to give "ART FOR ALL AND NOT FOR A FEW"
Impact: How does it Work

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

Not many people worry about their waste. Shares in search of solid for making pizzas Art / design and / or decoration waste. Open houses exhibitions of giving them the message of responsible consumption and responsible use of waste, recycling becoming fashionable. Creative workshops with waste brought by the attendees to thereby give a better vision of how to reuse your old stuff.

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

The projected impact is to create future economic, creativity income people for better waste management. Expand galleries recycling by the other provinces and countries in Latin America

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

Government Support as responsible for caring society. Sale of the products. Donations waste from factories, hospitals, businesses etc, to create.

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

There is currently no organization or a similar project in the country (Ecuador) doing something similar and if there is independently to fight totally individual.
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Which of the 8 UN Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) pre-selected for this competition does your solution relate most closely to? [select all that apply]

No Poverty, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action.

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