Submission: February 01, 2017
Registration: February 01, 2017
Location: Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya; Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan; Berlin, Germany
Prizes: $30,000 Total; 3 Winning Teams – $3,000 cash + travel to New York City; 1 Overall Winning Team – Extra $3,000; 6 Honorable Mentions $1,000.
IDeA challenges the innovative minds around the globe to design a marketplace with an operational plan for a vulnerable population (adolescents, children, single mothers, people with trauma, etc) in one of the refugee settlements below. The marketplace should be able to run for long-term, i.e. 3-5 years, and benefit as many people as possible. The overall budget limit for both construction and operation of the entire marketplace is $100,000 or less.