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Design X Social 2021
Help children who lost their parents to pandemic

Team Name:

Intergalactic Surfers

Sector:

Health Care

Category:

Businesses & Enterprises

Country:

India

Mentor:

Amit Inamdar

Team:

Arjun Dwarakanath, Deepshika Sakthivel, Bhuwan Y,

Project Summary

Problem Identified

More than 1 million children experienced the death of one or both parents during the first 14 months of the pandemic.In India, an estimated 1.19 lakh children lost a primary caregiver one or both parents, or one or both custodial grandparents. Among them, 1.16 lakh lost one or both parents. Children who have lost a parent or caregiver are at risk of profound short- and long-term adverse effects on their health, safety, and wellbeing, such as increasing the risk of disease, physical abuse, sexual violence, and adolescent pregnancy.

Design Innovation

A digital app/service to save children that will help children in assisting their wellbeing and education from the local community, gov/private backed NGO around them.

Impact On The Society

School education in child development improves Mental & Social aspect Better health and wellbeing Greater political interest in developing leadership Physical improvement Avoids illiteracy Helps family economically in long term It Will also boost vaccination drive and further COVID spread to the society By capturing guardian/parents vaccination status will help further loss for the child.

The Team

Arjun Dwarakanath

MoveEasy

India

Deepshika Sakthivel

MoveEasy

India

Bhuwan Y

MoveEasy

India

Mentor

Amit Inamdar

Founder – Director, ZEALOUS DESIGN SOLUTIONS