From Soweto to London, young developers around the world are working on applications for social good.
Many of the world’s most talented young computer programmers are now based in cities like Nairobi, Hyderabad or Rio de Janeiro. They are driven by a powerful belief that communications technology can deliver social change. Life Apps follows young applications developers from around the world as they visit remote communities to experience the everyday hardships of the poor and marginalised – and then create app solutions for a better, more sustainable world.
Can a Namibian tech entrepreneur enhance the lives of nomadic Himba people through his app?
Will a software designer be able to create an app that can transform the lives of millions of India’s poorest farmers?
Can a Brazilian digital design student develop an app that could benefit those living in some of Rio’s largest favelas?