wdesk

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wdesk

Tripoli, LibyaTripoli, Libya
Year Founded:
2013
Organization type: 
hybrid
Project Stage:
Start-Up
Budget: 
$10,000 - $50,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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

The purpose of this business is to raise finance for the development of a social networking based website that acts as a profile and communication forum for women freelance
We will also showcase the expected financials and operations over the next three years.

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

What if we could get all the proffsioanl women trapped in thier hmes to work
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

As professional women we noticed that due to the tradition and culture demands from women, some women had to give up their dreams to be engineers or doctors and settle for simple roles with fixed working hours to abide with their families need, other women had to give up their career dreams because or personal beliefs and community pressure and we believe that Libyan women have great potential and they are able to be the change needed for our cou

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

Wdesk community will be place for talented, enthusiastic women ready to change lives by contributing to demand of a growing online workplace and contribute to the economy and take the chance to enhance their living condi-tion and optimize their potential from online basis, Wdesk aims to provide a platform for business people where they subscribe monthly to provide or to contract other women for services. The social network will also provide a forum were subscribers will share their expertise and samples of their work.
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 Software developer ( a newly mom ) can actually help companies by developing interfaces or websites from home.

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

• Expand the number of women in business and increase the value of their businesses • Promote a regional culture of entrepreneurship in Libyan women • Develop and support women in professional activities. • Advocate for women’s economic and social progress • Open up the opportunity of professional and creative women to increase their potential and self-esteem and make difference in their lives.
Sustainability

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

We have planned to receive subscription ( minimum ) to maintain the site and sell advertisement space to insure we could throw gathering , event and several conferences to enlarge the platform

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

Non in Libya
Team

Founding Story

As professional women we noticed that due to the tradition and culture demands from women, some women had to give up their dreams to be engineers or doctors and settle for simple roles with fixed working hours to abide with their families need, other women had to give up their career dreams because or personal beliefs and community pressure and we believe that Libyan women have great potential and they are able to be the change needed for our country we thought of creating this platform, to give the chance for all women to have easy access to jobs and projects online