Global Shapers Bangkok have been working hard to identify various problems or difficulties that we are facing. We have pull in our creativity and resources to formulate projects that tackle some of the pressing issues such as Animal Extinction, Global Warming and Mental Health.
Wildchain is a digital mirror on the blockchain where every unique token represents a real endangered animal living in the wild, one-to-one. The tokens are collectible, tradable and playable in various games (mobile, AR, VR). Users are passively contributing to conservation and reforestation projects solely by participating in this entertainment ecosystem. Users may also actively allocate their donations on a fully transparent kickstarter-like platform which will give visibility into the impact they have created.
Mental Health issues is one of the most stigmatised subject. People often think that our brain is beyond the possibility of going haywire. However that is not true, just like any other organs, our brain as complex as it is can fall sick too. Mental health issues covers everything from Depression to Schizophrenia to Bipolar. Often time those who are sick do not get the right help and fall victim of suicide. Sati is a project that aims to create awareness of the situation whilst working on creating a suicide prevention application.
Climate change, waste disposal, ocean dumping, air pollution, deforestation, unethical resource extraction are among many harmful human activities we have heard of. We are also aware that these behaviours are deteriorating our beautiful mother nature, and we know that many of these require urgent attention and action. But are we really aware of the severity these are causing the planet? More importantly why should we all care?
Smart Money is an initiative to help strengthen Thai university students' knowledge of financial literacy before entering the real world. While many students may have academic knowledge about accounting and finance, actually knowing how to take advantage of topics such as banking, insurance, and buying a first home can be a challenge for many students entering the workforce.