Create One Degree’s Revolutionary Web Platform for Social Services

idea by reyfaustino




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Overview of Idea


One Degree strengthens communities by connecting low-income families to resources to help them survive and thrive. We're developing a web app that's like a Yelp for nonprofits, which will enable millions of people will be able to access, rate, review and get information about their local resources.

The Specifics: How will you use $2,500 to fuel social change through technology?

We want to shift the power back to people in low-income communities by revolutionizing access to social services and democratizing the nonprofit industry. Our long-term goal is to build the most trusted website for user reviews of social services. The site allows open transparency and accountability on how social services are delivered.

Part of the $2,500 will be used for front-end web development so that the website is easy to use for low-income populations via desktop and mobile browsers. Another portion of it will be used to incent people to create content for the site. Our web app will empower communities with an up-to-date and relevant database of resources that anyone can use. We hope to make families the drivers of social change.

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Rey Faustino is an amazing educator & entrepreneur. I have taught high school for over ten years & this kind of project is one that will be oh so positive. Good luck, Rey!

by rumi44
about 2 years ago | Reply

Thanks for your support!

by reyfaustino
over 2 years ago | Reply

This is Great! One Degree Does so much to help connect those in need within the community!

by patrick.mazuca
over 2 years ago | Reply

Go One Degree! Yelp for non-profit, what an excellent idea. Good luck!

by ReySFSr
over 2 years ago | Reply

Best of luck, Rey!

by marquizzo
over 2 years ago | Reply

Appreciate the votes and the love!

by reyfaustino
over 2 years ago | Reply

One Degree is an amazing organization filling an important gap. Good luck Rey!

by lauren.koehler@gmail.com
over 2 years ago | Reply

Good luck! Just voted.

by minnieeatworld
over 2 years ago | Reply

You both rock! Thanks for your support.

by reyfaustino
over 2 years ago | Reply

1deg is great! Best of luck on this competition!

by Michael149
over 2 years ago | Reply

I wish One Degree the best, you guys can do this!

by gcchung
over 2 years ago | Reply

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