Eco Discovery

Eco Discovery: Good Environment and Sanitation! A Must Have on Campus.

Benin-city, NigeriaUghelli, Nigeria
Year Founded:
2015
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
Idea
Budget: 
$1,000 - $10,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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

Eco-Discovery is about the Environment and it's well being. Educating others about the importance of the environment and all that it's embedded within it and by providing opportunity for it maintenance.

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

What if the soil could say to human's, protect me like the way we protect your body.
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

The project is trying to address environmental pollution, environmental sanitation, erosion causes, health conditions and causes, war against malaria and toilet infections, provision of good water for bath and drinking gender equality, global warming education, HIV/AIDS awareness and the use of condoms mainly on schools and campus.

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

The proposed solution is to build/maintain safe lavatory, provide thrash cans for good environmental sanitation, teach and educate students about malaria infections , causes and avoidance, Hiv/Aids awareness, gender equality method approach and washing of water tanks etc

Awards

None yet
Impact: How does it Work

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

A situation whereby African University campus is high maintain and in good hygiene, it will be rare to hear or see student visits the health clinic regularly either for malaria or typhoid check up or treatments. In another way if thrash cans are provided for dirt gathering at a particular spot it will be difficult for mosquitoes to hang around residential halls.

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

For now we have been on good research to make sure we touch and affect lives in every area on campuses by trying to register this organization as a club in the university and in this way we can educate people to join this movement for good environmental condition

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

We have written ideas in which we have decided to use in creating out own website and social pages in reaching out to student on other campuses and within our campus.
Sustainability

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

We have written proposals which we intend to distribute to supportive companies and firms

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

Unilever project :Global Goals for Sustainable Development (Gender equality and Clean water and Sanitation)
Team

Founding Story

It all started as a complain about the dirtiness of our campus environment and the uneasiness of toilet usage within the campus environment. This constant disturb gave birth to this movement/project.

Team

Full time and part time roles. Mainly Soil Science Student of University of Benin, Microbiology students, Environmental Studies students and Medical Student currently undergraduate and a certified writer, analyst and economist.
Background
Please confirm how you heard about the Unilever Awards:

Facebook

Please confirm your role in the initiative (eg Founder/co-Founder) and your organisational title:

Co-Founder

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]

Gender Equality, Clean Water and Sanitation, Climate Action.

Leadership and the Unilever Awards
Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.

None

Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?

Currently we are attending environmental conference in Nigeria and associating with global bodies related to the field of Environment and Soil. Also we have two lawyers as our advisors and one as a Mentor