Nigerian Man Creates ‘Trenches’ App to Help Take Poor Kids Out of Slums 

By Henry Iheanacho 



A Nigerian UX Designer simply known as Olumide has developed an app named Trenches, which is aimed at helping poor kids in slums.

The young man revealed that he created the app as his final project for the Google UX Design course he is running.

According to Olamide, it is designed for people to locate poor kids in slums and take them out for the purpose of enrolling them in school or supporting in other ways.


He took to his Twitter account and shared snapshots of the Trenches app interface while reveling in details how it works.

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In his words; ”Hello Twitter, For my Google UX Design Course final project I designed an app named Trenches. This will help take more kids out of the slums in Nigeria.




Inspired by @Tunde_OD & @chessinslums the features include:

– Add an unknown slum to our database


– Create visitation events


other users around you can join on the events page.

– Validate slum information already submitted by other users

Other features includes event chat group, a timeline and forum where users can post their thoughts, plans and activities and also gain knowledge..”


See his post below

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