Startmeup.hk- UN AWARD WINNING APP HELPING TO REDUCE POVERTY IS LAUNCHED FOR ANDROID AND IOS:
Founded in Hong Kong, Gift-a-deed is a social network of people around the world doing good deeds by helping people in need and spreading positive message of sharing resources to alleviate poverty . By using location based technology (GPS) and via crowd-sourcing, Gift-a-Deed app allows everyone who wishes to donate to identify and tag the needs of the disadvantaged people in a city, while allowing those with excess resources to easily connect and directly fulfil these needs. The app is a social network broadcasting all users’ good deeds and other inspiring sharable content, while gamifying the act of giving donations by rewarding the users with virtual points. https://www.startmeup.hk/2018/06/14/gift-a-deed/
Download giftadeed mobile app now from Google Play Store:
The intent is to provide a platform, for enabling users to tag locations (around within any city) where there is a basic need for either Food, Clothes, Water, Shelter. Using location based technology (similar to mobile car booking apps), the location of a need is marked by an icon (related to the need). In 2nd version of this app we also plan to introduce virtual reality/augmented reality characters which can be seen on Google maps as well as with a camera. This is purely to make the app interesting for user experience.... https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=giftadeed.kshantechsoft.com.giftadeed
Download giftadeed mobile app now from iOS App Store:
The intent is to provide a platform, for enabling users to tag locations (around within any city) where there is a basic need for either Food, Clothes, Water, Shelter.
Using location based technology (similar to mobile car booking apps), the location of a need is marked by an icon (related to the need). On the other hand, after a need is tagged (by a tagger user), the donor or fulfiller user could be anywhere in the neighbourhood (house or a restaurant or ashram) where excess food/water or clothes or shelter is available. The fulfiller/donor can then find the needy location using google maps (respective need icon) and donate directly. After donating the food or other basic necessity, the fulfiller can mark the need as fulfilled/gifted.... https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/gift-a-deed/id1391635132?mt=8
This video focuses on charitable giving, but the essence of app is useful to also reach in disaster stuck locations. https://youtu.be/maGqvpsJ4s0
Article by United Nations agency ITU:
“Just like a car hailing app, Gift-a-Deed mobile app helps to let other users of the App know about the needs of the community and helps match donors directly with the needy.” — Arjun Soni http://news.itu.int/apps-for-good/
Vizag hong kong startmeup pitch-1:
3 minute elevator pitch of Giftadeed held at Vizag-Fintech million dollar challenge, held on 27September 2018 in HongKong https://youtu.be/O03JgVRadGc
Vizag hong kong startmeup pitch2:
3 minute elevator pitch of Giftadeed held at Vizag-Fintech million dollar challenge, held on 27September 2018 in HongKong https://youtu.be/ZE9pxFKDsew
Social scientists build case for 'survival of the kindest':
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are challenging long-held beliefs that human beings are wired to be selfish. In a wide range of studies, social scientists are amassing a growing body of evidence to show we are evolving to become more compassionate and collaborative in our quest to survive and thrive. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/social-scientists-build-case-survival-kindest-ray-williams/
The power of you | Ariel Rosita King | TEDxSfax:
Dr. Ariel Rosita King deeply explores the inner strength by asking these questions:
If I am not for myself, who will be for me?
If I am only for myself, what am I?
If not now, when?
If not me, then who?
Dr. King est la fondatrice de AFI, une organisation à but non lucratif au service des enfants et des jeunes dans le monde entier. Elle a été choisie pour faire partie du groupe de travail d'experts sur la prévention du sida avec la Fondation Bill et Melinda Gates (États-Unis) et le Conseil de recherche en sciences humaines (Afrique du Sud). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://youtu.be/QayHEI_v9cs