A list of apps that let you collaborate and donate all of their app sales to various NGOs and institutions focusing on social support and respect for the environment
Eight applications solidarity to build a better world
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There is no doubt that today, the world of smartphone apps is a great business opportunity for countless businesses. However, fortunately, not all of them focus only on the purely commercial chapter. In meercado we can also find a number of apps with a strong social character whose purpose is none other than the help they need or the homeless.
Thus, many foundations and associations and NGOs are also taking advantage of new technologies to disseminate their work and win converts to their praiseworthy causes. And more so with the economic and social situation we are right now, so that now more than ever, helping others is more than a necessity.
So the list of this week is focused on highlighting the selfless work of these organizations to build a better world.
Now it’s your turn
The initiative now your turn has been carried out by the NGO Burma Partnership, whose focus is on bringing the world of new technologies to the children of the town of Mae Sot, dramatically improving their living conditions. The user of this app have the opportunity to see first hand all the details of the activities and work of this NGO in Burma, including the ability to make donations.
Instead the idea created by Oven Bits, becomes something like the ‘smart buy’. The application invites us to curb our consumerist spirit. Or rather impulsive purchase that becomes a financial donation to a worthy cause. Best of all is that the user will have at your fingertips a list of all institutions and organizations for their contributions.
iPhone (0.89 €)
Without doubt, the most striking aspect of iSketch is that has been developed by Cameron Cohen, a child as young as 11 had to be hospitalized for several months by a hard and long illness. This app is an interactive tool for drawing and painting with different brushes and a color picker where the user must represent the word ascribed to guess the rest. A kind of addictive pictionary solidarity, as part of the collection of this application is intended to hospital where Cameron was being held.
Button complaint against pornography
The Protégeles organization, working directly with mobile operators Movistar, Vodafone, Orange and Yoigo, developed the Report Button application, whose mission is the protection of children. That is why this app gives users the ability to report images of child pornography and sexual harassment of children who are on the Internet. And all this confidential and anonymous. Simply copy and paste the address of the website of this type of content in the application itself, and send. The cooperation of all is essential to end the scourge of child abuse.
The sole purpose of link Solidario is raising funds to help in the fight against breast cancer, one of the leading causes of death in women. The user of this application hundred percent supportive have the opportunity to devote his own tie to the person you want, via a personalized email. And for every click that is made on the advertising of the application, a contribution is received.
Find Green advocates a more sustainable world with innovative and brilliant idea. It uses geolocation to inform sustainable business around us, from restaurants to clothing stores. This is a green consumer proposes to improve our quality of life, while maintaining respect for the environment. Unfortunately, this application is only available in the U.S. at the moment. Although this is a very interesting idea to export.
iPhone (2.69 €)
Fragile Earth is another application for the environment. This app allows us to see over 70 pictures, most of them captured satellite, and bird’s eye view. And compare the before and after many geographical locations on the planet. Thus, Fragile Earth shows how climate change has developed in different areas of the globe, illustrating the devastating effects of droughts and floods, or the eruptions of the mountain, and how glaciers melt. And of course, the expansion and growth of cities.
iPhone (1.79 €)
Android (1.79 €)
In support of Unicef, and the figure of NBA player, Pau Gasol, head, Give a day plunges us into the instructive tale of two children, David and Kolobo, with two very different realities, but parallel stories. The story brings a variety of animations, sound effects, colorful graphics and a host of elements to interact. And all this to highlight the problem of child malnutrition. A story of contrasts, where wealth and poverty to encourage our collaboration are interspersed.