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Method to provide Homeless and Street people the basic necessities and also self empower them towards self sustainance

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000247791D
Publication Date: 2016-Oct-06
Document File: 3 page(s) / 40K

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Abstract

Our country India is home to an estimated 78 million homeless people. Longing for just the basic necessities of life to keep their families alive. We also have a number of generous donors wishing to help these people. The question is there is a large gap between thinking what the homeless and need and knowing what they need. This leads to a setup of voluntary organizations to help bridge this gap. This is both a blessing and a curse as since there are humans involved in a major part of these processes it leaves room to corruption, inefficiency etc. This solution helps in reducing the gap between the one who wants to help and the one who needs to help and facilitates interactions between the two, increase the reliability of the donations and much more to help the ones in need.

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Method to provide Homeless and Street people the basic necessities and also self empower them towards self sustainance

The solution aims at providing the basic necessities for the homeless and needy. By identifying nearby people who can provide the same and are willing to help and will use GPS tracking to track both, the one offering and the one in need. It will offer a place for folks to share their experiences.

At an enterprise level, NGOs and other donation providing organizations like the salvation Army can use this at a far larger scale and sit as middle delivery systems to get in touch with those people who may not be able to take time out of their schedules to meet the one in need personally.

The solution aims at providing nearby jobs to the homeless and providing them services like healthcare and psychotherapy by doctors and others willing to offer more than just items as a donation.

1) Finding Donators a. Users of the service will be able to speak of any items they would like to donate( money, clothes etc)


b. Certain keywords would be expected. Eg: donation, donate, give, provide etc.


c. As the cognitive abilities improve the sentence construction and improved

semantic analysis will provide the user to speak in more casual sentences.

d. The system will maintain a store of all items donatable by region, age, expected gender, type of item etc.

2) Finding needs
a. Users of the service will ask for items they require.

b. Sentiment and tone analysis will be used to determine the urgency of the item
c. This NLP in this section will have to be made extremely intelligent as the users of

this section may not be educated and hence will need to be able to support a number of inputs. Although each time a request cannot be processed. The GPS details of the arm band will be sent to a support team who will determine the required and feed it to the NLP team who will make the necessary steps to help the application underst...