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Juicey News: App Connects Disabled and Abled People in the Community

By Micaela Aboody

Abbi and Samantha have created an app, called Chattii, that connects disabled people within the community.

Abbi, co-founder of Chattii, explains they created the app last year during COVID.

“I was working in the disability community sector, and I thought you know I’ve had a few people come to me and say, ‘I don’t know where to meet anybody’, and I kind of put everything together and thought lets do this, lets create an online dating app for people living with a disability,” she said.

Photo: Chattii

Chattii went from 15 users in the first month to 60 in the next month and has increased since last year.

Samantha, co-founder, works in the NDIS sector and says a lot of clients have not been able to get out and meet people.

Photo: Chattii

“I do have a lot of adult clients and a lot of them really struggle to spend their social and community budget, which means they’re not getting out there and meeting people,” she said.

To find out more head to Chattii.

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About the Author: Micaela is a Freelance Writer and a Journalism graduate. Find more of her work at Scribble About It.

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