He also began to better understand the science of wasted food and its effect on our landfills and methane emissions. He resolved to help others see the food waste problem as both a humanitarian and an environmental one, the organizers said.
Kiran conceived of a simple system that would make use of technology and allow donors to post available food to pre-approved charities who in turn, would claim it and pick it up. “He has rallied 140 students at his high school to help sign-up food donors and make the system a rousing success, with other schools and community colleges eager to start their own chapters. For the past year, Kiran has been developing a mobile app for cell phones,” the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes said. (PTI)