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Youngsters make mobile apps to support social causes

  • Vela Andapita

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, October 16 2019   /  12:14 am

In an era when technology is developing rapidly, young people are not only loyal users of various gadgets and programs, some have even developed their skills to contribute as creators.Numerous high school and university students have been creating mobile applications to support causes or solve problems that attract their interest, ranging from apps that help them study to others that improve waste management or disseminate information about health..Among the latest creators was Caitlyn Audrey Prabowo, 16, a student of National Jakarta High School, and a friend who studies in the United Kingdom, Gabrielle Audria Buntoro.They recently launched an app named Peduli (Caring) on Play Store that contains health tips that would come in handy during emergency situations.The app also provides explanations of some mental problems to help people better understand conditions like anxiety and eating d...