I am a sophomore at Poquoson High School. I am also a member of Johns Hopkins University CTY (Center for Talented Youth) and SET (Study of Exceptional Talent) programs. I have picked up some programming skills through my online studies at Johns Hopkins and summer internships.
My parents have been contributing money to help poor cancer patients in India for several years. Poverty and sickness are bad independently – when you combine them, it becomes unbearable. The idea for Appsforcure came as a solution to expand the number of poor and sick people we can help all over the world and contribute towards medical research by leveraging the growing need for Apps.
My brother, Keshav Kumar, a senior at Virginia Tech studying Environmental Engineering, pitched in with the first app called AquA+ which quantifies water usage by a family, provides comparative metrics, and recommends ways to reduce your consumption of water, i.e., reduce your water footprint.