Love your Kite App

By Genevieve Mora

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Love Your Kite App

Project 2020-08-17 13:45:04 +1200

Eating Disorders have one of the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric illness. There is also a huge lack of understanding and resources to support those diagnosed or who are at risk of developing an Eating Disorder.

We are looking to create an inspiring and supportive resource, based on the award-winning Kite Program app, to support people through this difficult journey. Kite is based on microlearning- small practical steps each day that help make change. Like a beautiful book, it is user-led, is supportive and encouraging. The program is based on achievable modules called Kites, as well as having links to mental health resources and short mindfulness exercises.

Kite is currently available in the market as a wellbeing app for mothers, as well as a tailored wellbeing business solution and a support resource for wellbeing through Covid-19. We have an opportunity to take the existing platform and develop it into a tailored app resource for Eating Disorders- including specific content and design.

This resource will help not only those struggling with an Eating Disorder, or those at risk but also provide support to their families and carers.

We have called this project Love your Kite.

A kite symbolizes freedom and wellness. These bite-sized activities will be written as if your free and well self is supporting you through your journey.

To do this we need your support.

Whilst we aren’t needing to build an app from scratch, there are many costs to consider before we can get this beautiful product into people's hands.

From app development through to content creation, website support, admin support and clinical input- this all costs money. We are needing to raise $50,000 to support the development of this app program. Including content creation, website, and design support, as well as clinical oversight and marketing to ensure a successful roll-out of this program. We do not want cost to be a barrier and so with our funding, we will also commit to gifting 10,000 subscriptions free of charge for those who cannot afford it. Love your Kite will then work on a koha/donation model.

This is a collaboration between Genevieve Mora, Co-Founder of mental health charity Voices of Hope and Eating Disorder survivor, and Hannah Hardy-Jones, Founder of Kite and mental health advocate.

For more information head to our website: www.loveyourkite.com

Thanks to the NZ Herald for helping us raise awareness for Love your Kite https://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=12363611

Comments

Updates 4

WE DID IT!

13/10/2020 at 11:35 AM

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We are over the moon to have reached our pledge-me goal. Without you all this would not have been possible. Love your Kite is going ahead and we are so excited. The developers are working on it as we speak and we cannot wait till it's in your hands.

We will be in touch over the next week with the rewards you selected. As an additional thank you, we would like to give you all the opportunity to gift FIVE subscriptions to either a school of your choice or treatment facility.

Please email your place of choice to [email protected] 

We are so grateful for you all!

Lots of Love, Gen and Han 

36 hours left. $4510 to go!

04/10/2020 at 10:46 AM

Hey amazing Pledgers,

At 11.59 pm Monday 5th September (tomorrow night) our pledge me closes. Pledge me works on an all or nothing basis, so unless we hit the $25,000 we walk away with zero. 

We are SO close and are so thankful for all the support you have given us so far.

If there is anyone within your personal networks you think would like to support us and help us reach our target please do share.

We want to have Love your Kite available by Christmas and know it will make such a huge impact to everyone and anyone fighting an Eating Disorder or Disordered Eating. 

We are so grateful for the support you have shown us. 

Without you all, we would not have got this far.

Lots of love,

Gen & Han

Sneak Peek

25/09/2020 at 2:35 PM

A little sneak peek into Love your Kite. We cannot wait to share this with you. 40 + weeks of modules to support you through recovery.

 

Love your Kite

You need to pledge to see this update.

    Pledgers 163

    Ali Hawkins
    2020-10-05 21:07:13 +1300

    "so proud of you gen! this is going to help SO many people and i can’t wait to see what you guys do xx "

    Sally Meares
    2020-10-05 19:43:42 +1300
    Darren Young
    2020-10-05 19:34:56 +1300

    "Wonderful project Gen, I remain in awe of all you are doing. "

    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-05 18:39:42 +1300

    "With love, support and thanks xox "

    ALH Ltd
    2020-10-05 12:39:33 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-05 12:16:36 +1300

    "I dont know you guys, but I have a 16 year old with aneroexia and its been a real journey. Thankfully I have been given clear messaging and lots of support on this journey of understanding from the specialists in this area. I think that your work could play an important part in this journey. I wish you luck x"

    HELGA MORA
    2020-10-05 12:08:11 +1300

    "With love from Grandma❤️"

    Tracy
    2020-10-05 12:06:01 +1300
    Angela Bowley
    2020-10-05 10:34:54 +1300

    "👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻❤️"

    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-05 10:32:02 +1300
    Sarah Clarke
    2020-10-05 10:17:45 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-05 09:42:48 +1300

    "love your work Han xx so proud of all you do!!"

    Hanne Griffin
    2020-10-04 23:06:54 +1300

    "🥰🥰🥰🥰"

    Dani
    2020-10-04 21:28:44 +1300

    "I think what youre doing is so fantastic, and youve been a major influence on my daughter, and I’m happy that she’s here to tell the tale x"

    Dani
    2020-10-04 21:11:40 +1300

    "As someone who suffers from an ED it’s so exciting to see this kind of thing being a possibility and I so hope it can happen! x"

    Keira Radice
    2020-10-04 21:08:33 +1300
    Alex Hudson
    2020-10-04 20:53:21 +1300
    Molly Curnow
    2020-10-04 20:52:01 +1300

    "This app could help so so so many people. I know I would have benefitted so much from it!"

    Kim Naysmith
    2020-10-04 20:17:31 +1300
    Erin Jackson
    2020-10-04 19:15:38 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-04 19:00:12 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-04 14:53:28 +1300

    "Awesome idea. Well done!"

    Joel Akroyd
    2020-10-04 10:57:10 +1300
    Trisha Williams
    2020-10-03 21:24:32 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-03 16:23:17 +1300

    "This is amazing and I hope this app reduces the suffering an ED can cause for someone out there. I will be recommending it as a clinician! "

    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-03 15:10:22 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-03 12:16:52 +1300
    Matt Holland
    2020-10-03 10:24:52 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-10-02 18:40:42 +1300

    "Well done to you both for working on this very valuable resource. Wishing you all the best :)"

    Sonya Merry
    2020-10-02 14:27:31 +1300

    "Thanks for always doing so much good Han! Good luck x"

    Followers 2

    Followers of Love your Kite App

    Love Your Kite App

    Project 2020-08-17 13:45:04 +1200

    Eating Disorders have one of the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric illness. There is also a huge lack of understanding and resources to support those diagnosed or who are at risk of developing an Eating Disorder.

    We are looking to create an inspiring and supportive resource, based on the award-winning Kite Program app, to support people through this difficult journey. Kite is based on microlearning- small practical steps each day that help make change. Like a beautiful book, it is user-led, is supportive and encouraging. The program is based on achievable modules called Kites, as well as having links to mental health resources and short mindfulness exercises.

    Kite is currently available in the market as a wellbeing app for mothers, as well as a tailored wellbeing business solution and a support resource for wellbeing through Covid-19. We have an opportunity to take the existing platform and develop it into a tailored app resource for Eating Disorders- including specific content and design.

    This resource will help not only those struggling with an Eating Disorder, or those at risk but also provide support to their families and carers.

    We have called this project Love your Kite.

    A kite symbolizes freedom and wellness. These bite-sized activities will be written as if your free and well self is supporting you through your journey.

    To do this we need your support.

    Whilst we aren’t needing to build an app from scratch, there are many costs to consider before we can get this beautiful product into people's hands.

    From app development through to content creation, website support, admin support and clinical input- this all costs money. We are needing to raise $50,000 to support the development of this app program. Including content creation, website, and design support, as well as clinical oversight and marketing to ensure a successful roll-out of this program. We do not want cost to be a barrier and so with our funding, we will also commit to gifting 10,000 subscriptions free of charge for those who cannot afford it. Love your Kite will then work on a koha/donation model.

    This is a collaboration between Genevieve Mora, Co-Founder of mental health charity Voices of Hope and Eating Disorder survivor, and Hannah Hardy-Jones, Founder of Kite and mental health advocate.

    For more information head to our website: www.loveyourkite.com

    Thanks to the NZ Herald for helping us raise awareness for Love your Kite https://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=12363611

    Comments

    WE DID IT!

    13/10/2020 at 11:35 AM

    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We are over the moon to have reached our pledge-me goal. Without you all this would not have been possible. Love your Kite is going ahead and we are so excited. The developers are working on it as we speak and we cannot wait till it's in your hands.

    We will be in touch over the next week with the rewards you selected. As an additional thank you, we would like to give you all the opportunity to gift FIVE subscriptions to either a school of your choice or treatment facility.

    Please email your place of choice to [email protected] 

    We are so grateful for you all!

    Lots of Love, Gen and Han 

    36 hours left. $4510 to go!

    04/10/2020 at 10:46 AM

    Hey amazing Pledgers,

    At 11.59 pm Monday 5th September (tomorrow night) our pledge me closes. Pledge me works on an all or nothing basis, so unless we hit the $25,000 we walk away with zero. 

    We are SO close and are so thankful for all the support you have given us so far.

    If there is anyone within your personal networks you think would like to support us and help us reach our target please do share.

    We want to have Love your Kite available by Christmas and know it will make such a huge impact to everyone and anyone fighting an Eating Disorder or Disordered Eating. 

    We are so grateful for the support you have shown us. 

    Without you all, we would not have got this far.

    Lots of love,

    Gen & Han

    Sneak Peek

    25/09/2020 at 2:35 PM

    A little sneak peek into Love your Kite. We cannot wait to share this with you. 40 + weeks of modules to support you through recovery.

     

    Love your Kite

    You need to pledge to see this update.

      Ali Hawkins
      2020-10-05 21:07:13 +1300

      "so proud of you gen! this is going to help SO many people and i can’t wait to see what you guys do xx "

      Sally Meares
      2020-10-05 19:43:42 +1300
      Darren Young
      2020-10-05 19:34:56 +1300

      "Wonderful project Gen, I remain in awe of all you are doing. "

      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-05 18:39:42 +1300

      "With love, support and thanks xox "

      ALH Ltd
      2020-10-05 12:39:33 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-05 12:16:36 +1300

      "I dont know you guys, but I have a 16 year old with aneroexia and its been a real journey. Thankfully I have been given clear messaging and lots of support on this journey of understanding from the specialists in this area. I think that your work could play an important part in this journey. I wish you luck x"

      HELGA MORA
      2020-10-05 12:08:11 +1300

      "With love from Grandma❤️"

      Tracy
      2020-10-05 12:06:01 +1300
      Angela Bowley
      2020-10-05 10:34:54 +1300

      "👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻❤️"

      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-05 10:32:02 +1300
      Sarah Clarke
      2020-10-05 10:17:45 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-05 09:42:48 +1300

      "love your work Han xx so proud of all you do!!"

      Hanne Griffin
      2020-10-04 23:06:54 +1300

      "🥰🥰🥰🥰"

      Dani
      2020-10-04 21:28:44 +1300

      "I think what youre doing is so fantastic, and youve been a major influence on my daughter, and I’m happy that she’s here to tell the tale x"

      Dani
      2020-10-04 21:11:40 +1300

      "As someone who suffers from an ED it’s so exciting to see this kind of thing being a possibility and I so hope it can happen! x"

      Keira Radice
      2020-10-04 21:08:33 +1300
      Alex Hudson
      2020-10-04 20:53:21 +1300
      Molly Curnow
      2020-10-04 20:52:01 +1300

      "This app could help so so so many people. I know I would have benefitted so much from it!"

      Kim Naysmith
      2020-10-04 20:17:31 +1300
      Erin Jackson
      2020-10-04 19:15:38 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-04 19:00:12 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-04 14:53:28 +1300

      "Awesome idea. Well done!"

      Joel Akroyd
      2020-10-04 10:57:10 +1300
      Trisha Williams
      2020-10-03 21:24:32 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-03 16:23:17 +1300

      "This is amazing and I hope this app reduces the suffering an ED can cause for someone out there. I will be recommending it as a clinician! "

      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-03 15:10:22 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-03 12:16:52 +1300
      Matt Holland
      2020-10-03 10:24:52 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-10-02 18:40:42 +1300

      "Well done to you both for working on this very valuable resource. Wishing you all the best :)"

      Sonya Merry
      2020-10-02 14:27:31 +1300

      "Thanks for always doing so much good Han! Good luck x"

      Followers of Love your Kite App

      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 06/10/2020 at 12:00 AM.