Wanted to join charitable organizations and make a social change, but didn't know where to start. Oftentimes had to turn to social media and search to fine opportunities, but didn't have that option.
What it does
We want to put passion and interests first and then align our users with a project at a charitable organization
How we built it
We decided to use a content-based filtering algorithm to find the organizations that are most relevant to users given their interests and skills.
Challenges we ran into
We ran into challenges with the work flow of the product, how to increase user retention and make ourselves stand our against our competitors
Accomplishments that we're proud of
We are proud of being able to brand and market our product uniquely and provide a clean and streamlined experience for our users.
What we learned
We learned the importance of communication and how to work cross-functionally within our team.
What's next for Kindred
We plan to expand our product, business plan and development, and address privacy and fairness issues in the matching algorithm.