Are you a developers, designers, startups or a NGOs then you got to chance to participate at H-A-C-K – “Code for a Cause”, a developer hackathon organized by Google Developer Group New Delhi (formerly known as GTUG New Delhi) on 16-17th June at the Indian Habitat Center, New Delhi.
The hackathon is being organized with the goal of bringing together developers, designers, startups and NGOs to apply their talents to the social sector and build product ideas for social innovation. It is a great chance for the developers to code good apps that do good. The selected themes for this year hackthon event are Education, Health, Information Access, Women Security, Disaster Management and other related to social sector.
Got a team and want to participate follow this steps –
Step 1 – Got an Idea? – Register your team and fill up your profile here. The registration fee for the competition is Rs 500 (team). (Avail discounts on early bird registration)
Step 2 – Boot up the team – Registered teams will receive an email stating further instructions.Once the payment is made,you will receive your ticket and you should start preparing your team.
Step 3 – Build your Hack – The registered teams will be given 24 hrs to transform their idea into an app using open source APIs including the Google APIs (developers.google.com)
Can your app help India achieve the threshold literacy level? Can you educate the 290 million illiterates? Can it make education fun? Can your app help a woman in danger? Make her feel safe? Can your app help people know more about their health? Can it help them prevent diseases?
Stop complaining, take a step and make a difference. Make your presence at this event and help building awesome app that have a social innovation. Watch the teaser video of the event to makeup your mind –
Source – HACK 2012 – Code for a Cause