In this era of digitalization, the level of development in technology has gone to the next level. There are ample examples that show the progress of technology. In every sector, there is an immense use of technology. Just recently a few of the youths from Rolpa, Nepal has developed a mobile app to gather blood donors.
Realizing the problem faced by hospital patients in Rolpa due to of lack of the blood bank, youths has launched a mobile app to gather blood donors.
The app has been named as ‘Blood for Rolpa.’ The developers of the app have started to collect the blood details from the patient of the district hospital in Rolpa. Eight youths from Liwang are regularly active in collecting necessary blood for the patients.
Team leader Binod Dangi said the primary purpose of making this app is to prevent the death of people that is caused due to a shortage of blood. For running the app the team has listed down the names, blood groups, address and contact details of different people and submitted it to hospitals. Through those contact details hospitals can connect with the blood donors. The hospital in Rolpa doesn’t have a blood bank.
Medical officer and surgeon of hospital Dr, Prakash Bahadur Buddha said, “the initiation by youths has helped a hospital very effectively. The work of youths is highly benefiting the patients. The mobile has been like a blood bank or hospital. The initiation taken by youths has played a significant role in saving the life of pregnant women”.
Mayor of Rolpa municipality, Purna KC appreciated the developers of the app and all the people associated with the project.
“By using innovation and technology, we can do various deeds for the sake of society. We are always ready to provide any kind of support for this kind of work”, said Mayor KC.
The application is available only in Android devices; it includes the name of donors along with their name, blood group and contact details. The contact numbers of an ambulance driver and other necessary phone number are also available in the app.
“The application is developed for helping the society,” said Bharat D.C., developer of the app. He is also former Central President of CSIT Association of Nepal, a network of IT Students all over Nepal. All the youths involved in the project are under 30 years of age and are focused on contributing to their hometown.