A Kano-born lady, Saadat Aliyu has built an android application ‘Helpio App’ for reporting cases of sexual abuse against girl child and women.
Ms Aliyu who is the founder of Shamrock Innovations, Women and Youth-Centric Tech Innovation Hub in Kano launched Helpio App on August 6, 2020, on Playstore.
The Kano lady however said that any person can visit Playstore on an android phone and install the app.
According to Channels Television, she said; “You can go to the Play store, search for it and install it. After Installation, you can sign up using email and password either in Hausa or English language,”.
“So far the Initiative for Support of Victims of Sexual abuse, Orphans and Less privileged (ISSOL) and Equity Destitute, Child Right and Welfare initiative (EDCRAWI) have signed up in the platform.”
She disclosed that she started learning IT skills from her brother when she was in junior secondary school and subsequently became a self-taught developer