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  • Abiodun Ayanwale, Nigeria

    The organisation I want to start is named: BoldImpact Nigeria; We plan to support youth to have capacity building in using Agriculture as economic tool and employment strategy. We will be focusing on organic food processing which is alternative to consumption of food processed with chemicals which is detrimental to human health, we promote health through good food habits. We want to; - solve the problem of youth unemployment in Nigeria - help the marginalized youth in the society - help the youth become a driving force in Nigeria economy and - bring out the creativity in Nigerian youth. Watch his dream speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SU4u5Xog8PA

  • Ako Peter, Cameroon

    I want children and youths from 5 to 30 years in Cameroon to solve environmental problems in their communities. Through my organisation I want to: - To raise youth leaders - To provide employment to youths who have undergone my trainings. - To enable youths and communities solve local environmental problems. - To see an eco-friendly population in Cameroon. Watch his dream speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdx6KPh_ow4

  • Amrita Gyawali, Nepal

    I envision a world without barriers and discrimination. My project promotes equal opportunity for jobs and barrier free environment—both physical and attitudinal barrier. With my organization I want the employers and the potentials employees with disabilities to come together and understand each other better. My organization would like to create an environment in which persons with disabilities will give their 100% and the employers will give them employment on the basis of merits. Watch the dream speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FY5gDV6ccg

  • Aparna Gopan, India

    I want to see a strong Fourth Estate (Press) which is powerful enough to build people-centered global movements to bring down corrupt systems and replace it with self-evolving and sustainable policies. My project will be Independent, compelling, factual, challenging, people-centered, non-conventional, non-mainstream media, global force and against the status quo. Our organisation will provide visibility and give a voice to those who are rendered invisible and voiceless. Because people can be their own story-tellers and problem-solvers. Watch the dream speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcByfv4ys34

  • Atul Sahay, India

    With my organisation, I want to change my blind community at Jharkand from within and inspire the larger community to celebrate life. I want the blind in my community not only to be able to stand up and speak up for themselves but also to understand that they need to contribute to society. Watch the dream speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbLvC10RanM

  • Femi Titilayo, Nigeria

    My aim is for providing the youth of Nigeria hope for livelihood and success. The objectives of my organisation are: a. Equipping Student Leaders from 20 Institutions with skills needed for enhanced productivity and strategic engagement in the educational, agricultural and Environmental sector. The goal is to create better policies and funding of this sector before year 2021. b. To secure a 30% increase in youth’s involvement to study and participate in the environmental and agricultural sector within the next 5 years. c. Transform and equip 500 youths within the next 5years to own outstanding and marketable innovations having explored the needs in the Agricultural value chains (Intellectual Revolution academy). Watch the dream speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRMnFXFh4cM

  • John Mwangi, Kenya

    My organization identifies, trains and mentors Kenyan farmers in business skills. They will be equipped with skills in marketing, accounting and writing of business plans. This training helps these farmers to run their farms in an eco-friendly and sustainably way. Watch your dream speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQ6fdFNzG6Y

  • Jumoke Arigbede, Nigeria

    I want to provide education and textile skill training to accomplish the ambitions of girl children in Nigeria. Through our organisation marginalised teenage girls between the age of 11 to 15 years, who, due to poverty and gender discrimination, might not be able to continue schooling after their primary school education, are being empowered to continue their education through textile skills and education. We want people to know that through skills acquisition and education the poverty circle can be broken. Watch the dream speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVJW_yhrN9c

  • Lila Nath Pahadi, Nepal

    Our organization Akshar Arambha supports disabled children so they can go to mainstream school hand-in-hand with non-disabled children, singing a song of education for all. Our objectives are: - Scholarship for 20 disabled children from the slum/poor families for 3 years - To conduct Campaign on superstitious belief, attitude and conceptual change on disability. - Develop a draft of disability friendly education shadow act for government authority - Lobby and advocacy to incorporate disability friendly education draft in education act. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/Wz1OdZjt3ps

  • Mary Ero, Nigeria

    I want to jolt young women living with HIV to confront and destroy the stereotypes that restrict their potential and consequently their survival both economically and physiologically. I also hope that in doing that the Nigerian society is forced to change the way People Living With HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) are viewed and included in daily and economic activities. We intend to accomplish this through both training in and the practice of television production and other entertainment or Art related activities. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/s5jUDgVNKVI

  • Mercy Maungindze, Zimbabwe

    My organisation Simuka is an organisation which intend to help single mothers with albinism in Zimbabwe. We want to build their self-confidence and train them in entrepreneurship skills such as business management, marketing strategies etc. In doing this it will enable these women to participate fully in their communities and earn a living for their families without any discrimination. Additionally I want to reduce the current percentage of single mothers with albinism in my country. This could be achieved by intense campaign awareness programs to demystify the myths that mainly cause these women to become single mothers. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/z5USyKDr0y8

  • Parthasarathy, India

    My organisation Aravan should be positioned at the national level for working the LGBTQI community to defend their rights, to reduce their health care risks, to reduce the impact of violence, abuse and harassment against them and to improve their livelihoods. Aravan is an institution which works for LGBTQI people; Enables them to work for themselves, connect them to other people and link them with mainstream institutions for an inclusive development. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/0_A5jUxMq18

  • Kumar Neeraj, India

    I want to promote agriculture among youngsters through new methods. To let unemployed youth explore options in sustainable eco-friendly agriculture and to show that it is profitable. My organisation will be growing hemp and promoting eco-friendly uses of hemp fibre. I will also be practicing methods of rice intensification alongside. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/BevLcauJmdo

  • Peter Marimi, Nigeria

    I want to empower youths for meaningful and creative participation in the promotion and preservation of ethical values. Using the different forms of media in a participatory way youths will be given a platform to introspect on their behaviour and find ways of improving the same. This will also be an environment in which they can be empowered with leadership skills to be leaders, not just of tomorrow, but of today as well. Being more responsible students will be able to put more effort on their studies while avoiding irresponsible behaviour and therefore succeed not just academically but in their social lives as well. This will translate into an improved economy and a country where citizens live in peace and harmony. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/R7x37aEsgfw

  • Rajasekharan, India

    The NGO Liberate is on a project of society rehabilitation. In this project, people with disabilities will lead society. The contribution, enrichment made to society, achievements made by exemplary people with disabilities etc. will be presented to the public to develop a positive attitude. It will have special events and themes like Blind Café (where people can dine in the dark) Liberate wants to see a society (in Trivandrum) that will be rehabilitated through people with disabilities. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/NUmj0vgTtRg

  • Rajendra Prasad, Nepal

    My organisation wants to build a society where blind children are treated equally. If they are rehabilitated, their rights are ensured and they can live independent lives. I want to create awareness in a community in a substantial way where blind children, with a white cane, colorful dresses and big smiles, are sent to mainstream schools. A blind friendly policy in local level will need to be adapted so they can fulfil their basic needs such as mobility, health, education, inclusion and social participation. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/5N64Td8oUWE

  • Sonam Mital, India

    Through my project, I want to: - Support and enable women in India to live life without harassment and fear. - Make feminism \\\\\\\'cool\\\\\\\' - Make women assertive, sassy and courageous enough to deal with and smash sexual harassment, workplace or on streets. - Make policies around prevention of sexual harassment at workplace accepted in workplaces and get them implemented quickly, efficiently and without negativity. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/mrqeYiXeoVw

  • Sophy Resal, India

    I want to start a new project called Save Sahya which will protect the Western Ghats that are currently under a mining threat. There are seven small streams originating from the mountain and those are the major water source of Vellarada village. The mining will negatively affect our water availability, environment, livelihood etc. Some of the villagers organised and started a social movement to protect the mountain. Through my project I want to develop a sustainable future plan to protect the mountain which includes awareness creation of the villagers, authenticated study about the specialties and importance of this particular mountain range, study about impacts of mining, conservation and restoration of natural resources etc. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/P1IODGrdNf4

  • Teh Francis, Cameroon

    Through my organization I want to seek to help the underprivileged from a level of dependency to a level of independency in financial decisions.. We do this by not focusing on their weaknesses but by discovering and igniting the potentials that are in them. One of the projects we carry out with rural women is providing access to hassle free loans through Table Banking. This banking system is all run by the women without external control. Peer pressure serves as checks and balances. Once the women have a base they will not exhaust capital but will increase the same. Watch the dream speech at https://youtu.be/AaQCa7K5syc

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