We proceed to be impressed by the superb #WeArePlay tales of app and sport creators on Google Play, from all corners of the Earth. This month, hear a few sport altering monetary app for ladies in Nigeria to an early studying platform that makes use of augmented actuality.
First up, we’re in Nigeria the place two former colleagues at an funding financial institution, Solape and Yomi, channeled their financial experience into enhancing girls’s accessibility to finance. HerVest is an app completely designed for farmers and small enterprise house owners, with saving and funding suggestions, monetary training and credit score choices. Intent on enhancing gender equality within the monetary sphere, the pair plan to succeed in one million girls by the top of 2024 and “grow to be the go-to monetary platform for the financially underserved in Africa”.
Now we’re crossing the ocean into maritime Singapore, the place native Brazilian Juliana launched her baby-led weaning app, BLW Meals. When her firstborn was 6 months outdated, she struggled to transition her onto strong meals. Unable to seek out satisfactory sources in her mom language, Portuguese, she determined to make her personal platform, sharing the whole lot she’d realized. Right this moment, she’s overjoyed by how a lot the app – additionally supplied in Spanish and English – has supported different mothers by their weaning journey. Quickly, she’s launching a brand new function for chatting instantly with nutritionists, making certain mother and father all the time have an knowledgeable readily available to information them.
Subsequent, we’re heading over to the UK to fulfill mechanical engineer Harry, who’s on a mission to revolutionize perceptions round energy-limiting well being circumstances. When he received sick with lengthy Covid after a light an infection in 2020, his means to do the wild, athletic actions he as soon as loved – like biking throughout Iceland – was not on the playing cards. Disenchanted by the shortage of therapy choices, he determined to create a well being monitoring app, partnering up with pal and tech lawyer Luke to make it occur. On Seen, sufferers are empowered to trace and monitor their signs and exercise ranges. The anonymized knowledge can also be utilized by medical researchers to enhance understanding and therapy choices, feeding into Harry’s bigger purpose of “working to alter well being coverage legal guidelines to acknowledge these circumstances”.
Lastly, we’re heading to Chile, South America, to fulfill brothers Ilan and Edison and their pal Nastassja. A veritable dream staff, the trio started their tech careers working an augmented actuality commercial company of their native Venezuela. However once they noticed how a lot youngsters beloved their commercials, they determined to as a substitute use their AR expertise to develop an training platform for kids. After being supplied a spot on an accelerator program, they moved to Chile to launch PleIQ – an immersive, early studying app for teenagers aged 3-8. Subsequent, they’re increasing throughout Latin America with the purpose of “enhancing training high quality to create a extra equal society”.