Democracy and participation, Civic education, Digital transformation via QR code marketing and management can help to avoid small business loss, unemployment, the lack of real school participation, the lack of citizen initiative and participation in public policy

DIGITAL BOZURISCHTE CITY

Quick Response (QR code) Digital Solidarity and Support during Coronavirus outbreak and post- COVID 19 environment

Creators

Who is behind this?

Borislav Dimitrov

Digital Bozurishte

https://digitalbozurishte.weebly.com

Bulgaria

Who is joining forces?

“Tolerance for everyone” Association (NGO)

Bulgaria


Advisory Board / "Bozhuriste Together" Association (NGO)

https://advisory-board-together-for-bozurishte.weebly.com/

Bulgaria


School "Pilot Hristo Toprakchiev"

https://soubozhurishte.com/news.php

Bulgaria


Our project will be supported with mandate by Bozhuriste Municipality and Community Centre (Chitaliste).

Idea

Idea pitch

The aim of our project is to support our community, our city and municipality during Coronavirus outbreak via enhanced digital transformation, digital competences and skills focused on the needs of public policies, education, health, small business, culture and art. Local citizen, children and families, small business and municipality institution need to enhance their digital education, skills and competences facing the challenge of life during COVID-19 crisis.

Where will your project idea take place?

Bozhurishte city, Sofia Province, Bulgaria

What is the local challenge?

Digital Inclusion Challenge. The need to enhance digital competences and skills, citizen participation in public policy.
Local citizen, children and families, small business and municipality institution need to enhance their digital education, skills and competences facing the challenge of life during COVID-19 crisis. Our current situation is a real test of how efficient remote working can be. There is a challenge to avoid the lack of real school participation, small business loss, unemployment, the lack of citizen initiative and participation in public policy, the need to enhance the effectiveness of the remote work and collaboration.

How does your idea strengthen democracy and active citizenship at a local and community level?

Digital technology and digital transformation via QR code marketing and management can help to avoid small business loss, unemployment, the lack of real school participation, the lack of citizen initiative and participation in public policy and will enhance the effectiveness of the remote work and collaboration.
QR Code solution for contactless communication and service will be a key point for citizen, institution and small business to adopt during the Coronavirus outbreak and post- COVID 19 environment. QR code marketing and management can enhance citizens participation in public policy and social life.

Who are you doing it for?

• Education: teachers and children in primary and high school education engaged in online lesson during the Coronavirus outbreak and post- COVID 19 environment;
• Youth: Participation as e-Youth Participation in Public Policy at Municipal Level
• Health and Social Work: digital solution
• Small Business: digital solution
• Workforce Unemployment: digital solution

How do you plan to get there?

The unique topological system of dynamic QR codes will be created as an installation of thirty plaques with unique QR codes at key places on the territory of the town of Bozhurishte and the municipality. The scanned QR codes will connect to a virtual platform for collaboration. The platform enables two-way real-time communication and will be shared digital working space. The division for digital transformation will represent the following fields: Education; Health and Social Work;Culture and Art; Small Business; Workforce Unemployment. We are planning the following events: Meetings with partners and community, project presentation; Seminars and online training lessons; QR code marketing campaign, QR code system installation as the best tool for involving and evolving others and community.

What are the expected results?

We will enhance digital competences, digital inclusion and provide real experience of digital transformation with added value of social, cultural and human capital in safe and healthy environment.
Local citizen, children and families, small business and municipality institution will enhance their digital education, skills and competences facing the challenge of life during COVID-19 crisis. Digital technology and digital transformation via QR code marketing and management will help to avoid small business loss, unemployment, the lack of real school participation, the lack of citizen initiative and participation in public policy and will enhance the effectiveness of the remote work and collaboration.

How does your initiative contribute to strengthening democracy in Europe?

The Urban Agenda of Europe recognizes the potential of civil society to co-create innovative solution to urban challenges, which can contribute to public policy making of all levels of government and strengthen democracy in the EU. The urban dimenssion is becoming increasingly relevant in the EU policy landscape. Our project has a great potential to make our city inspirational model. Urban partnership via digital transformation can promote sustainable urban development and contribute to democracy in Europe. In local aspect, strengthening democracy is such a challenge during COVID-19 crisis and digital transformation offered by our project would be a right path for local citizens from the selected fields.

What is your story?

Our mission is digital inclusion advocacy. We are bridging the digital divide, following the world best standards for digital inclusion indicators. We care for our city and municipality.
Bozhuriste city is small (10 000), clear and green, eco-friendly and rich in cultural history and glorious historical past, with the advantage of being close to the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia city (10 km). Historically the city is known with the first airfield and aircraft factor (1915), the oldest and still largest horse base and the wild peony (the city is named after the flower), The wild peony field is now protected territory near to the modern, prosperous Sofia-Bozhurishte Economic Zone.

€ 35000,-

Funding requested from Civic Europe

€ 35000,-

Total budget

Major expenses

Our team includes:
1. Project coordinator
2.Accountant
3. Two experts

Administrative costs:5000 EUR
Personnel cost: 10 000 EUR
Developing thirty unique QR codes with selected content: 5000 EUR
Production and installation of thirty plaques with unique QR codes at key places on the territory of the town of Bozhurishte and the municipality: 5000 EUR
Producton of Web site, Platform and Platform Maintenance:5000 EUR
Public Relations costs-5000 EUR


Public relation . . .

What do you need from the Civic Europe community?

Feedback would be appreciated!

Team

boris.wake

banova_kr

Yordanka Dimitrova

Idea created on May 4, 2020
Last edit on May 22, 2020

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