CHALLENGE S.V. KADOELEN
s.v. Kadoelen is a multicultural, prosperous and growing amateur football club. It has the second largest girls' segment in Amsterdam with teams in all age groups, recreational and competitive. We feel that steering the club in more of a business direction will continue to optimize our growth opportunities while positively impacting our quality. Their challenges are-
Would sponsorships with companies, or partnerships with other clubs, provide us with the knowledge and skills to manage the organization more professionally, positively impacting the consumer behavior and the needs of the companies in the partnership?
How do we remain a vital and relevant association without compromising our core competitive advantage as an accessible football club?
How do we optimize a possible change project for s.v. Kadoelen?
"Niaga believes that if made from a simple set of pure materials, products can be brought back to life again and again. Using technology and innovation, the company has redesigned carpets and other everyday products following the principles of the Circular Economy. One of its greatest challenges today is to design a future-proof system to enable circularity in today's society. How would that system be? How to ensure transparency and circularity in the businesses? And finally, how could the customers effectively take part in this circular society?"
This project will focus on health literacy. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. The project builds on the existing Sandoz Illiteracy program, the Nyenrode Hack-a-Day challenge for Illiteracy will focus on impact:
How to make the impact & effectiveness of the current Illiteracy program tangible and measurable?
CHALLENGE MOVEMENT ON THE GROUND 1 - WHAT IS THE BUSINESS MODEL FOR CAMPTOCAMPUS
'CamptocampUs' is the core philosophy in all that we do; it entails empowering the host and hosting community into running a dignified refugee Camp(Us) self-sufficiently and sustainably.
MOTG wants to move away from the old donation model. We want to sell the concept of Camp to CampUS to a donor, as an investment opportunity. For this, we need to show what would the profit & loss of refugee camps are. If we approach it as an investment, how does our concept yield? What is then the donors return on their investment? We need this business model defined according to a traditional business model. We need your advice on this.
CHALLENGE MOVEMENT ON THE GROUND 2 - WHAT IS THE STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS TO START A SUCCESSFUL AND IMPACTFUL SOCIAL ENTERPRISE?
MOTG wants to shift towards social enterprise. That yields funds to finance our projects. We would like your advice on; what generic steps need to be followed to create a social enterprise and what elements related to our working environment would be pros & cons to this approach? Could you conceptualize it?
CHALLENGE MOVEMENT ON THE GROUND 3 - HOW TO BUILD A 100% FINANCIALLY TRANSPARENT NGO MODEL?
We want to be 100% financially transparent. What are the pro's & con's to this and how can we best address these, in practical terms?
CHALLENGE MOVEMENT ON THE GROUND 4 - HOW TO BUILD A SUSTAINABLE FUNDING MECHANISM/REVENUE MODEL TO SUBSTITUTE TRADITIONAL WAYS OF RAISING DONATIONS AND FUNDS?
MOTG wants to break away from the old NGO funding model (from donations to investments). We want to find new creative ways of funding. What would creative, entrepreneurial, ways could we generate funds for our projects?
CHALLENGE MOVEMENT ON THE GROUND 5 - HOW TO INCENTIVISE REFUGEES FOR THEIR WORK IN THEIR HOST COUNTRY ASSUMING REGULAR PAY IS RESTRICTED BY LEGAL BARRIERS? ARE THERE LOOPHOLES TO EMPLOY THEM, AND TO PAY THEM?
MOTG wants to empower refugees (we prefer to call them residents - camp residents) and there is no better way to do this than offering financial compensation for work they do for us. However, refugees in Greece are not allowed to be paid a salary. What loopholes could be used to offer them financial compensation, even for those that lack their legal paperwork?
Work is changing. We are seeing more and more people that are choosing to become independent contractors. Take for example the Gig economy (Uber & Deliveroo). Unlike employees, independent contractors do not work regularly for an employer but work as required. That also means that they are responsible for their own health & insurance.
Movir is specialized in disability insurance for independent contractors and is looking for ways to keep people healthy at work. How do we keep this group of independent contractors, that is becoming bigger every year, healthy so that disability insurance remains affordable for all independent contractors?
Tunga's mission is to create IT jobs for African youths. One of it's greatest challenges is to reach youths in rural areas, as these generally lack infrastructure and educational facilities.
Tunga is building an online training and testing platform on which African youths can work on their software development skills. How to make it as available as possible for youths in rural Africa?
CHALLENGE STARS ARE CIRCULAR FOUNDATION 1 - EXPLORING ADULTS AND KIDS RESPONSIBILITIES ON CURRENT WORLD PROBLEMS
Our world is on fire! How are adults responsible and how are kids responsible? How to make collaboration towards a better future between adults and kids workable? Let’s explore each other’s perspectives and then work together on a plan.
CHALLENGE STARS ARE CIRCULAR FOUNDATION 2 - CIRCULAR ECONOMY EDUCATION FOR KIDS
How to reach and engage kids to participate towards a circular economy? How to spark their attention in a fun, playful and enriching way? - How to build our team of connectors / volunteers willing to invest time and energy in our mission? - How to reach companies to join our mission and help us grow?