Friday January 24, 2020

A simple app of kindness

With constant reminders of human suffering and natural disasters broadcast daily by the media, Hannah O’Brien looks at the tech titans making a difference to people’s lives at home and abroad

6th October, 2019
James Gallagher and Victoria Ryan-Nesbitt, co-founders of GiveBack.ie

Technology continues to change the way we live today and drastically improve quality of life for many people. It has been incorporated into research, healthcare, science and exploration. The humanitarian field is no exception.

Technology is being used worldwide to save lives. Satellites, mapping, drones, robots and blockchain have all been used to intervene in times of crises. The newest trend is the use of simple apps on your phone to tackle humanitarian issues.

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