The perfect representation of the Belizean culture. The Lazy Lizard Bar & Grill is the most famous attraction on Caye Caulker due to its astounding scenery of a once hand-dug channel, now known as “The Split.” A relaxing swimming area with ocean blue waters, ice-cold drinks, and tasty Belizean cuisines- perfect for a day on “Go Slow!”
And of course! Industry. Businesses, knowingly or unknowingly, work hand in hand and heavily rely on each other. With this being said, through the introduction of our business, we strive to build other industries. This photo taken on Cony Drive, shows why Belize City still is the ‘key’ economic player in the country, where many businesses situate themselves here. On a similar note, we believe through the birth of our industry, many other industries would be born leading to higher employment rates and the need of more, specialized individuals; hence placing and end to brain drain.
Innovation, the image demonstrates one of Belize’s most prestigious schools, Saint John’s College Junior College. This could demonstrate innovation, because many may relate school and technological breakthroughs along with other innovations. Throughout the years, SJCJC has been improving and catching up with the outside world, hence dubbed ‘one of the most prestigious schools within Belize’. The reason this photo was taken is because, we aim to have institutions such as this, be the lead in the innovation movement within Belize, and through the use of our Business many of these individuals would be needed. Hence, this would cut down on Belize’s plaguing issue, Brain Drain.
What can be observed is development, the development of other businesses and other infrastructure that may directly or indirectly influenced through the introduction of our business. This demonstrates our goal of ‘Industry, Innovation and infrastructure’ where the industry and infrastructure subtopics are heavily emphasized. This situation exists because Belize is a developing country, and hence the word ‘developing’ where many untapped markets have yet to be captured.
It is a typical Saturday Morning at the San Ignacio market where locals and vendors interact with each other as they purchase locally cultivated products such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants and much more.
The liveliness and diversity of the local San Ignacio market offers the best location for building communities. The wonderful multitude of vendors that gathers at this marketplace are essential for keeping and securing the practice of herbal preparation, agricultural and cultivation activities. Our business HerbaTrade intends to promote and monetize the businesses of these vendors in an amicable and beneficial manner.
The Matalon is the perfect example of Belizean architecture at its finest. The incorporation of eco-friendly construction methodologies, recoverable service systems, and the use of recycled materials are all of which contributes to Belize’s desire for a more sustainable architecture. The approximately seventy-one feet tall building not only provides business ventures, but also promotes industry, innovation and infrastructure in a sustainable manner – a hope for Belize’s future on becoming more sustainable and developed.
Children who live under the poverty line are spending most of their time playing games due to the lack of having a quality education. Their parents are not able to afford for them to have an education. Therefore, they do not have the opportunity like other children to attend school and learn. Our business provides children with different trades that they can learn and become knowledgeable of that trade which they will benefit from as they grow. Our business will assist these children who lack financial aid and are willing to learn a trade so they can help themselves and their families doing the right thing. Many times, children are not able to have quality education due to different reasons. For example, their parents do not have stable jobs so they are not able to pay for their children’s school fees or parents do not support them to follow their dreams. In order to help these children, we can encourage them and support them with any financial assistance they need for them to become successful individuals.
At a first glance the photo shows men at work and heavy machinery. However if you look closer the photo depicts young men installing and wiring solar panels. Utilizing the vocation that they have learned to develop their business and contribute to Belize’s sustainability. This image is essential to our research because it shows how we can turn vocational learning into some greater like opening our own business. This also ties into the aim of our company where we want to ensure that youths get quality education and are able to uplift themselves and their families thus elevating Belize’s economy. This imagine is perfect for Visualizing the benefits of Vocational learning to youths. It not only shows the work that they do but it relays a message that no matter who you are or where you come from, you can still contribute to Belize’s economy and livelihood of it’s people. Furthermore, lack of Quality education exist because of the corrupt systems and debt that our country is facing, social issues such as poverty also plays an essential role in keeping our Belizean youths stagnant. However, we want to break that cycle by ensuring that young people have an opportunity to be contributors to sustainability and have an impact on society. If we want a bright future then we have to rise above our social issues. This picture just goes to show how talented we can be if we invest in our youths.
The demonstration of poverty as a result of brain-drain and corruption. As it relates to our business venture, we aim to eliminate brain-drain which is a cascading effect leading to other issues such as poverty, corruption and other negative effects. This situation exists because of the lack of innovation, infrastructure and industry. What can be done about it is promote innovation, infrastructure and industry through the startup of business venture.