‘My Little Big Thing’ SDGs Campaign, is a competition is challenging university students to develop simple ideas that are commercially viable that will contribute to the implementation of the SDGs in Kenya. Running from May 2017, the competition targets undergraduate students from all universities and polytechnics across Kenya.
The Campaign Objectives are
• Identify sustainability ideas that are commercially viable
• Connect young innovators to sponsor companies willing to
support their ideas
• Contribute to fulfil Kenya’s SDGs commitments.
Popular Comedian, Eric Omondi is the campaign ambassador for the My Little Big Thing Sustainability Innovation Challenge. His ‘Little Big Thing’, is recycling vegetable oil for biodiesel production. He is recycling cooking oil to fuel his car. Eric wants to scale up this idea into a business by starting his own cooking oil petrol station by participating in the ‘My Little Big Thing’ challenge.
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“IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS CITIZENS DO. THAT’S WHAT WILL MAKE THE DIFFERENCE.
MY LITTLE THING IS PLANTING TREES.”
PROF. WANGARI MAATHAI
TIMELINE OF ACTIVITIES
10 may 2017
Launch and call for entries.
5th june 2017
15th June 2017
2 day Strathmore. Finalists refine proposal at a 2 day foundry at Strathmore
Cambridge South Africa.
1ST November 2017 .
3 month internship
To register click here