Amid the current outbreak, people are advised to stay at home. But some elderly people are isolated with no one to ask for help or talk to.

What it does

This system will connect elderly people to any volunteer with a phone call.

Give a call to +18557725566 to connect to volunteers OR register as a volunteer at

We only support phone number from New Zealand, USA, and Malaysia only for now.

How I built it

  • Twilio Voice API
  • NodeJS
  • Firebase Cloud Firestore
  • Firebase Authentication

Challenges I ran into

Database design & business logic.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

Making it work within 1 week from scratch.

What I learned

Firebase Cloud Firestore, Firebase Authentication.

What's next for Chinwag

Connect with local authority to deploy for local community with local phone number.

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