Design of sprinkler irrigation system and technology (DSIS&T)

To irrigate crops using harvested water in automatic pumping system.it reduce manpower and is applicable in and off seasons. it is cheap.

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I confirm that I am fully aware of the eligibility criteria, and based on its description, I am eligible to apply to the CSV Prize 2017.

  • Yes, I'm eligible

Preferred language

  • English

Organization name

DSIS&T

Year founded

2015

Initiative stage

  • Start-Up (a pilot that has just started operating)

Annual budget in 2017 (USD)

  • $1k - $10k

Number of beneficiaries impacted so far

  • 50 - 100

Organization type

  • Social enterprise

Secondary Focus Area

  • Water

Headquarters location: Country

  • Rwanda

Headquarters location: City

RWAMAGANA

Location(s) of impact

RWANDA- RWAMAGANA District

Website

http://www.dotrwanda.org.rw

Facebook URL

#dotyouth

Problem: What problem is this initiative trying to address?

to help people to increase the agriculture productivity within farming the all season in order to prevent the scarcity of water because this region was naturally based on rain water during farming activities and this project was initiated as the solution to use irrigation system for removing the problems related to the water resources in the daily farming of the farmers of this region. and we train the farmers to harvest water and use it.

Solution Summary: What is the proposed solution? What do you see as its most promising aspects for creating shared value?

-Food security to the community and sustain the daily livelihoods of the farmers.
- Availability of different harvested crops at the local and region markets due to use irrigation in agriculture practices.
-Enhance the he well being of the farmers.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Specify both the social and the environmental impact of your work

-To increase the awareness of modern technology in agriculture where there no big human drudgery in farming practice.
-To harvest water and use it efficiently will protect environment such as water erosion , ..
 -To sustain the water resources in the community.

Financial sustainability plan: How is this initiative financially supported? How will you ensure its financial sustainability long-term?

2. grants
4. Earned income

Unique value proposition: What makes your initiative innovative? How does your project differ from other organizations working in the same field?

in this system we use the soil moisture sensor and that allow the farmer to use the needed water.

Founding story: Share a story about the "Aha!" moment that sparked the beginning of this initiative.

it,s my career in higher learning institution( University level) i was studied the water supply system and plumbing courses , it is in this perception where i get the idea of being sensitive to this initiation and being friendly to water -environment scenario relied on food security in the community

Where did you hear about the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize?

  • Social media

Evaluation results

2 evaluations so far

1. Overall evaluation

5 - This idea rocked my world. It’s awesome! - 0%

4 - This idea seems really exciting. With a little more polishing, it’d be among my favorites. - 0%

3 - I think the idea is great, but it needs some work before it moves onto the next round. - 100%

2 - I liked it fine but preferred others. - 0%

1 - It didn’t make my heart beat faster. Needs significant revisions. - 0%

2. Innovation

5 - Absolutely, 100%! - 0%

4 - I feel really good about this - very promising - 0%

3 - This has some good elements and some areas for development - 50%

2 - This doesn’t inspire me so much - 50%

1 - This entry is weak here - 0%

3. Social and/or Environmental Impact

5 - Absolutely, 100%! - 0%

4 - I feel really good about this - very promising - 50%

3 - This has some good elements and some areas for development - 50%

2 - This doesn’t inspire me so much - 0%

1 - This entry is weak here - 0%

4. Financial sustainability

5 - Absolutely, 100%! - 0%

4 - I feel really good about this - very promising - 0%

3 - This has some good elements and some areas for development - 100%

2 - This doesn’t inspire me so much - 100%

1 - This entry is weak here - 0%

Nothing stands out! I thought it was great. - 0%

5. Potential to Scale / Replicability

5 - Absolutely, 100%! - 0%

4 - I feel really good about this - very promising - 50%

3 - This has some good elements and some areas for development - 0%

2 - This doesn’t inspire me so much - 50%

1 - This entry is weak here - 0%

6. Organizational Leadership

5 - Absolutely, 100%! - 0%

4 - I feel really good about this - very promising - 0%

3 - This has some good elements and some areas for development - 50%

2 - This doesn’t inspire me so much - 50%

1 - This entry is weak here - 0%

7. Potential for Creating Shared Value

5 - Absolutely, 100%! - 0%

4 - I feel really good about this - very promising - 0%

3 - This has some good elements and some areas for development - 100%

2 - This doesn’t inspire me so much - 0%

1 - This entry is weak here - 0%

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I have developed a technique which not harvest the rainwater but also how efficiently to use it. It is at patent stage and once it is filed, I will share the idea with you. It will enhance the efficiency of your system many fold

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