Veterans risked their lives to let us sit in the comfort of our home. It’s time to give back and create solutions for problems countless veterans face every day.
What it does
Victory is a social interaction, networking, and community web app intended to encourage people to help the veterans in their transition into society and promote inclusion. Users can post thank you messages, inspirational quotes, etc every day and give the veterans the psychological support that they deserve. Victory lets users post course offerings and job listings to help the veterans acquire essential skills and provide a platform to quick-start their civilian careers. The application also provides a medium to donate and financially support the veterans. Users can also search through various events, posts and photos.
How we built it
Challenges we ran into
Using the Firebase DB and integrating it into the application. Integration of the Authorize.net API, Algolia API and deployment on the Google Cloud Engine.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Victory can act as a a bridge between the veterans and the civil society and help them in better inclusion.
What we learned
We came across a lot of new APIs and interfaces that we integrated with our application like Authorize.net, Algolia, Twilio, etc. We also had the opportunity to talk to and connect with a veteran and understand what he and others like him go through during the rough phase of returning back to normalcy.
What's next for Victory
We plan to research and get more information about problems faced by the veterans and come up with more efficient solutions. We also plan to improve the payment gateway and make payment transactions easier to track.