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1 Personal Project Stephan Hill A non-profit youth initiative to supply computers and ICT assistance to the elderly in Canberra Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way

2 - Plan & establish a small business - Recycle end-of-use computers to the elderly - Computers & components sourced from community - Volunteer youth with IT skills used to repair & install The Proposal - Configuration and training provided to recipients - Business would be scalable - Use of fee software where possible - A ‘friend’ or ‘buddy’ system will operate Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way

3 - Insights from personal experience - The elderly can become isolated - ICT support networks are needed - One set of networks can lead to another The Motivation - There can be gains on both sides - Youth provide the key given their proximity to ICT - Young people - skills, understanding, confidence - Young people can cut through Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way

4 - Successful planning/establishment of a business - Community interest – volunteers and recipients - Gain new skills and experience - Financial support and viability - Establish new online network of elderly contacts - Stronger ties between our youth and the elderly - Community recognition - ‘A-level’ result for my Personal Project in 2010 The Goals Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way

5 Supply computers & ICT services to the elderly Health and Social Education Community Service Approaches to Learning Concept planning map (See separate sheet) Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way

6 - Vulnerability of the elderly - Youth self-worth and acceptance - Reconfiguring the community The Need Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way

7 - ICT know-how is empowering - Horizons expanded – young and old - My skills, other participants skills The Benefits Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way

8 - Computer hardware and software - Office equipment (phone/internet/stationery) - Website (software/hosting/Blog journal) - Money (donation/grant/fees) - Advertising (fliers/letters/classifieds/articles) - Expertise Materials Required (See separate sheet) Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way EXPERTISE Computer Assembly Software Installation Volunteer Youth Office Skills Website and Advertising Design

9 - Comprehensive business plan - Interactive website - Advertising materials - Newspaper interview transcript - Letters of introduction and request - Community support Project Deliverables Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way COMMUNITY SUPPORT $ or Equipment Pledges Survey Returns Reply Letters/ Testimonials References

10 - Meetings with Mentor - Research and concept design - Resources sourced - Business Plan - Website up - Advertising blitz - Make contacts Milestones for Phase 3 Research, Planning, Project Development Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way Ongoing Completed Underway Business Plan Template Found URL secured Yet to Decide Yet to Commence

11 Thank you Configuring our community...to adjust the way in which all the components of our community interact so it operates in the most effective way


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