Kano Lady’s ‘Helpio App’ targeted at reducing rape
Kano-born young lady, Saadat Aliyu has developed an android application ‘Helpio App’ which works in English and Hausa for victims of rape or other sexual abuse to report cases.
The developer of the ‘Helpio App’ which was launched on August 6, 2020, on Playstore is also the founder of Shamrock Innovations, Women and Youth-Centric Tech Innovation Hub in Kano, said that any person can visit Playstore on an android phone and install the app.
Saadat Aliyu explained to Channels television that the app can be downloaded on playstore
“You can go to the Play store, search for it and install it. After Installation, you can sign up using email and password either in Hausa or English language,”
“So far the Initiative for Support of Victims of Sexual abuse, Orphans and Less privileged (ISSOL) and Equity Destitute, Child Right and Welfare initiative (EDCRAWI) have signed up in the platform.”
She recalled that she started learning IT skills from her brother when she was in junior secondary school and subsequently became a self-taught developer.
The young lady said her next project will be launched very soon and is fintech-oriented conceived to continue making an impact on women and people’s lives by advocating and developing solutions.