If you want to spend your spare time volunteering, an app set up by two students, with the help of funds raised from their parents, has an answer.

Their startup Donate My Time’s app will help you get in touch with events organised by non-governmental organisations near where you live or work.

There is a level of skepticism in India about the quality and legitimacy of the NGOs which inhibit people. Convenience is another major factor. People want to volunteer near where they live or work.

They also found out that “one-size-fits-all” type of unskilled volunteering was jaded. “Volunteers want to provide NGOs their specialised skills and experience.” So we build DMT from the ground up to address these concerns,” Mr. Salil said.

Read the full article on Donate My Time by Jay Shankar at The Hindu