The new social vPledge app launched on Saturday. This app is developed by teenage students, 12-year-old Prateek Mahesh and 13-year-old Priyal Jain. The new app stimulates the general public to pick up and fulfill social causes like plant 10 trees, donate food to 10 people, using public transport only and others.
New Horizon Public School’s seventh grade student Mahesh who learnt Android programming at AcadGild said that, “I wanted to develop an app, after discussing with my parents and mentors we have decided to develop an app for social causes,”.
Samarth Grover has also developed the mobile version of the Tic-Tac-Toe game which can able to connect two people via Bluetooth without internet.
“The vPledge app is linked to Facebook to let an individual tell her friends about a noble cause they have taken for greater societal good and later on challenge three of their friends for similar reasons.”, Delhi Public School student and eighth-grader Jain said.
Vikalp Jain, father of Priyal Jain said,” the startup aims to develop an ecosystem for skill development that is relevant to today’s rapidly evolving digital world”.