In today’s digital age, you can do almost anything online, from networking to reading the news and (to paraphrase the Devex slogan) doing good. Now, some of the latest IT and marketing wizardry is combining pleasure with a purpose — by allowing you to, well, do good by simply surfing the web.
The latest example: an application that converts the hours a person spends online into money for health projects.
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LazyAngel co-founders Emile Cureau and Rachel Cope are developing a charitable web app that allows Internet users to fight child malnutrition for free. With long days, late nights and relentless determination, they are “hacking” charity and making it easier for people to do good.
Emile’s life’s purpose is to create perpetual motion machines that leverage philanthropic action. He wants to make it easier for altruistic people to do good and to deliver a bigger impact for their efforts…http://ideamensch.com/emile-cureau-rachel-cope/
Hay personas que no tienen mal corazón. Sencillamente carecen del tiempo o de la voluntad para echar una mano a quien lo necesita. ¿Dónde queda ya esa excusa? En la taza del váter. Rachel Cope y Emile Cureau han creado un proyecto de cooperación que recauda fondos para la lucha contra la malnutrición a través de un complemento para el navegador web. Lo mejor: el usuario no tiene que mover un dedo.
LazyAngel Browser Add-on Easily Fight Malnutrition.
If you could solve a major world issue simply by permitting ads to show up at the bottom of your screen while online, would you do it?
That’s the premise behind Lazy Angel, an extension that places unobtrusive ads at the bottom of web browsers and allows people to do good passively.
LazyAngel is a new project enabling web users to help fight child malnutrition by installing a free, downloadable browser toolbar.
Poor nutrition is a major problem in the developing world, and it’s particularly acute among children. That’s a big part of the motivation behind LazyAngel, a new project enabling web users to help fight child malnutrition by installing a free, downloadable browser toolbar.