- Last name
- At what stage is your proposal?
- Idea phase
- What category/categories do you want to address with your idea?
- Describe the need or problem you want to address
- I want to create employment opportunities for young persons through the creation of a product new to Belize.
- What is the main product or service you will offer?
- Pencils made from recycled newspaper.
- Briefly describe the community or population that will benefit from your solution and how do you plan to involve them in the project
- The target employment population are young men that may be unskilled and/or may only have a primary school education. They will employed in the manufacturing of the pencils.
- Does your proposal have a business model (i.e. strategy to generate revenue)? Please describe
- Yes; majority, if not all, primary school students in Belize use pencil as their main writing tool. The pencils will be marketed to them and later for export to the Caribbean and Central America.
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