Being a responsible multinational company, Microsoft has pledged its support to champion cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s cancer awareness initiative ‘YouWeCan Fight Cancer’ by launching the ‘YouWeCan’ app initially exclusively for the Windows Phone.
YouWeCan is priced at Rs. 565 which gives users an opportunity to contribute their bit to fight cancer most directly, as this is what one Cancer detection costs. Buying the app may help the user save at least one life without having to do much! Moreover, users can also donate money or volunteer time with the Yuvraj Singh Foundation or use the App to buy YouWeCan T-shirts, Caps and Ribbons. All this can be done on Windows Marketplace, downloading YouWeCan and getting set to contribute your bit to the cause.
Yuvraj Singh has shown that fighting cancer is a battle that can be won with awareness, early detection and the will to fight. YouWeCan App puts the spotlight on this with exclusive pictures and content, through his inspiring journey from his childhood to man of the tournament of the 2011 World Cup to brave cancer survivor. It also includes key facts about different types of cancer, and benefits of early detection.
For joining this movement against cancer, the full paid version is to be downloaded, and a large portion of the payment automatically goes to the Yuvraj Singh Foundation for their anti-cancer drive. With the click of a button, users, get an opportunity, to create their own personalized digital T-Shirts, signed by Yuvi himself. These digital T –Shirts can be used by the user to start as many personal campaigns as needed against cancer; they can be used on Facebook or Twitter as a profile picture which will also help spread the word about Cancer. Additionally, users of the full paid version can also enter the weekly YouWeCan contest with questions around Yuvraj Singh, Cricket & Cancer. Even as users do their bit to fight cancer, the App rewards contest winners with unique YouWeCan memorabilia and get to have their picture as the cover photo of the App as Contest Winner for one full week. So get set to be counted against cancer and be a Hero like Yuvi.
Commenting on the launch of the App, Vineet Durani, Director – Windows Phone Business Group, Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. said, “This is the first time that Microsoft has launched an App of this nature; in support of fighting cancer and we are very happy to be able to support an initiative like ‘YouWeCan Fight Cancer’ with the Yuvraj Singh Foundation. Microsoft completely backs the cause and provides the tech savvy generation of today with an opportunity to contribute to a cause while on the go. We want everyone to go to the YouWeCan App and help Yuvraj Singh create awareness about cancer.”