- Diarata N'Diaye, a 34-year-old woman, has created an electronic bracelet that looks out for women and protects them against sexual violence
- Whenever there is impeding violence, the bracelet sends a signal out using GPS in order to call for help
- Connected to a smartphone, the app has been downloaded thousands of times on Google App store
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A 34-year-old brilliant woman, Diarata N’Diaye, has contributed greatly to the fight against sexual violence by creating a bracelet called App-elle that will send out an alert once a case of sexual violence is about to happen.
The electronic bracelet sends out a signal for nearby help through a sound recording technology that gets help from relatives using GPS, How Africa reports.
It should be noted that the bracelet is connected to an application on the phone. The creative piece has gotten finance of €30,000 for 2,000 bracelets from Pays de la Loire Region.
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”Just press a small button on the bracelet. The alert then allows three contacts, previously defined, to hear live what happens. They also receive the real-time GPS route, which will allow them to immediately alert rescue personnel with accurate information,” She explained how the app works.
Also worthy of note is that the app has been downloaded 5,600 times with averages 800 uses every month. Diarata said that the app is even more useful for women with abusive partners.
In other news, a Ghanaian entrepreneur known on Twitter as Da_boyKing, as well as, The Container Guy, is into the refurbishment of old containers into amazing houses, shops and more.
Many of his amazing transformational works done on containers have been sighted by YEN.com.gh on his official Twitter handle.
The latest has been the conversion of an old and rusty piece of iron into a proper, stunning and well furnished public library.
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