Ent-venture, a forest mobile game

Ent-venture, a forest mobile game

ELODORET, KenyaELDORET, Kenya
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
Start-Up
Budget: 
$50,000 - $100,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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

This project entitled, Ent-venture deals with the promoting forestry education. The idea come up after a realization that forestry education in Kenya is declining. Each year there are few and few students taking forestry as a professional course in the university..

About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

The game will be very handy in that forestry education has been declining in the country. The observation was made in Chepkoilel University College. The game will engage pupils from Chepkoilel primary school and Chepkoilel secondary school which are very close to the campus. The teenagers will be the target group.

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

Forestry education will be appreciated and more students will enroll for a degree program in forestry in the nearby university which offers Bsc in forestry. We expect to colaraborate with the stakeholders for the success of this project.
Impact: How does it Work

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

The game will example use different techniques,for example it will comprise of multiple questions, water balance, word search and the puzzle. the player will be asked to undertake the simple challenges in the game and thus enhance his/her knowledge on forestry issues.
Sustainability

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

The market will be mainly the mobile operators in the country who if they will be willing will install the application on the android phones and as such will have promoted forestry education as part of their corporate responsibilities.
Team

Founding Story

This idea come to my mind when i had attending a forestry conference at the university to promote forest education.When i was told to give my view i though of the angry bird game and i thought the same can be done in forestry
About You
Organization:
Ent-venture mobile game
About You
First Name

kevin

Last Name

kiptoo

About Your Organization
Organization Name

Ent-venture mobile game

Organization Country

, RV, ELDORET

Country where this project is creating social impact

, RV, ELODORET

Age of Innovator

18-34

Gender of Innovator

Male

How long has your organization been operating?

Less than a year

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Innovation
How long have you been in operation?

Operating for less than a year

Social Impact
What solution(s) does your initiative address to help emerging entrepreneurs and small businesses grow and thrive in underserved communities? (select all applicable)

Policy change/advocacy.

What has been the impact of your solution to date?

THE HAS BEEN A LOT OF POSITIVE RESPONSE FROM THE PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS WHO HAVE SEEN WHAT WE ARE DOING IN CONSERVING THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH EDUCATION

What is your projected impact over the next 1-3 years?

INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS TAKING FORESTRY AS A DEGREE COURSE

What barriers might hinder the success of your project? How do you plan to overcome them?

FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT MAY BE A BARRIER BUT WE INTEND TO USE ALL RESOURCES AVAILABLE AT OUR DISPOSAL

Winning entries present a strong plan for how they will achieve and track growth. Identify your six-month milestone for growing your impact
Identify three major tasks you will have to complete to reach your six-month milestone
Task 1

Extending the knowledge to other parts of the country

Task 2

Using the print media to popularize this new approach

Task 3

Visiting the schools in the country to run the project

Now think bigger! Identify your 12-month impact milestone
Identify three major tasks you will have to complete to reach your 12-month milestone
Task 1

selling the idea to all concerned stakeholders in the country

Task 2

helping other come up with something similar

Task 3

having something local in a global event

Sustainability
Tell us about your partnerships

we are in partnership with chepkoilel university college

Please elaborate on any needs or offers you have mentioned above and/or suggest categories of support that aren't specified within the list

we need to know who are the stakeholders interested in furthering such an idea

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