Benedicta Asante

The use of technology to help immigrant survivors of domestic violence

A multipurpose helpline app that offers the first-of-its-kind support for individuals experiencing domestic abuse in Alberta, designed to act as a resource in emergency situations and offers direct access to service providers in multiple languages. The app features a translating function for both text and voice, along with 24/7 confidential support and direct call options to service providers. It also offers accessibility features for individuals with disabilities, and the information is presented in a straightforward manner for easy comprehension.

Benedicta Asante was accepted into the Research to Social Innovation Incubator (R2SI) program Winter 2023.