Close to eight million people worldwide die from cancer each year. It’s a shocking statistic, and even after thousands of years, we still don't know all the causes and haven't pulled all the links together, so the cure is still very much a fight.
Although a wide variety of hunger relief programs exists to combat hunger and malnourishment in the United States, there are areas where efforts fall short. Some organizations have strict income limitations, which single out segments of the population whose income may be higher than others, but who still need help. Others have limited hours of operation and service capabilities. And some families lack the ability to travel due to transportation or medical issues.
Whatever the reason, Virginia-based Air Force service member Michael Couchman and his wife knew that hunger needs around the nation simply were not being met. And they decided to do something about it.
When he's not teaching art to elementary school children, Ben Gufford is working as a volunteer firefighter at a Wilson County, North Carolina fire department. Through his endeavors, Ben is contributing greatly to improving his community, so it's no surprise that he's also the one imagining technology the fire department can use to be more efficient-- and in turn, hopefully save more lives.
Non-profits all over the world are taking advantage of AppSheet's simple and inexpensive app deployment model to create mobile apps that tremendously simplify their daily work.
Lingga Darmawan is HITA (Hotel Information Technology Association) Indonesia's Vice Chairman, and he was recently tasked with creating a vendor database for the organization.