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Swipe a smile

  1. 1. Swipe a SmileFor a dollar per swipe, you decide how your donationis going to change someone’s life. Nicole Finneran/Swipe a Smile 11/5/2012
  2. 2. Swipe a Smile The idea of this app is to help towns in poverty  A dollar doesn’t seem like a big deal, but if you stricken countries. actually think how many times a day you swipe your card, it really could make a difference in With this app, if you choose to use it, you would people’s lives. choose a town/village, and every time you swipe your credit/debit card, a dollar is donated to this  Let’s say that a family of four all use the app, and community. let’s say they all swipe around 10 times a day. That’s 40 dollars a day times 30 days in a month, The interesting part about it is that you control bringing the grand total to approximately 1200 which area of need receives the money, whether it dollars which goes very far for people who don’t be food, clothing, shelter, or medicine. have even the basic essentials that every person should have. Nicole Finneran/Swipe a Smile 11/5/2012
  3. 3. Our Relationship to the Problem of Poverty I don’t personally know anyone who is homeless or starving, nor do most of the people in our community I assume, so technically I don’t have a personal relationship to the issue. However, poverty and everything that comes with it is a major global issue that can be solved, if not greatly improved, if everyone literally just put their two cents in. Imagine if it was us, or a family member, friend, or classmate, that was in this situation. Fortunately for me it is not, but if it were, wouldn’t you want to help? And if all it takes is a dollar here and there, then why wouldn’t you do what you could to help others who are so much less fortunate than us, only because of where they happen to live? Nicole Finneran/Swipe a Smile 11/5/2012
  4. 4. How it Works First of all, this would be a free app because why  Now I know that 10 dollars doesn’t would you charge someone who is doing something to change someone’s life? seem like a lot or enough to Once you have the app, you need to link your accomplish any of these goals, but credit/debit card as well as an email address to it if hundreds, thousands, or even so that it knows when you have swiped and can send email alerts. millions of people were all contributing, it would truly make a Also, you need to choose where in the world you would like to contribute to, and then you become difference in the living conditions their advocate until you decide to stop. of these impoverished When you do swipe, you can go into the app and communities. see day to day what your donation amount has come out to and then manage where the money goes. You can choose whether it be put towards food, clothing, shelter, medicine. Nicole Finneran/Swipe a Smile 11/5/2012
  5. 5. Food Clothing Screens Brings you to this menu Brings you to this menu Town/Village Manage Previous Funds donationsShelter Medicine • January 19-$15 Food • January 27-$9 • January 11-$6 Clothing • January 16-$10 • January 1-$12 Shelter • January 9-$7 • Febuary 2-$8 Medicine Nicole Finneran/Swipe a Smile 11/5/2012
  6. 6. Managing Your Donation So, you’ve been out all day and swiped your card 9 times. Now when you login, using your email and password, you can see the amount of money that you are dealing with. Once you know the amount of money you have to allot, you can put it all towards one area, such as food, or you can split it up however you choose. Nicole Finneran/Swipe a Smile 11/5/2012
  7. 7. TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLDhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQYm5LN  This app can be found at the app store for anyTzvg smart phone.  The ultimate goal of this app would be for as many people as possible to use it to make a difference in people all over the world’s lives.  This app would be proposed to whoever would listen because anyone that heard about this would want to make it a reality, and make poverty a reality of the past.  This pertains to every country, town, and village in the world because there is poverty everywhere. Nicole Finneran/Swipe a Smile 11/5/2012
  8. 8. Works Cited http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/03/the-10-poorest- countries_n_668537.html#s122163&title=8_Liberia http://www.poverty.com/ Youtube.com http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/pdf/MDG_FS_1_EN.pdf Nicole Finneran/Swipe a Smile 11/5/2012