A successful launch of a custom online platform for young people affected by cancer, with ongoing development and support from 4mation.
CanTeen supports young people when cancer turns their world upside down and helps them cope with the physical, emotional and practical impact of living with cancer. CanTeen are driven by the belief that no young person should have to face cancer alone.
The primary objective of the project was to develop an online platform which allows Young People affected by cancer (directly or indirectly) to connect with CanTeen and peers. Providing an online community for peer support and counseling services.
CanTeen wanted to create an online platform to allow young people affected by cancer to access support and resources online and to provide a forum for sharing and discussing their situation. 4mation’s dedicated project managers and producers helped scope the project and define requirements to make the project a success.
There were a number of services involved that Canteen required in order for this to be a successful project:
4mation designed and developed a custom responsive website to meet the goals of the project. The major challenges of the project were the complex custom development work and the tight time-frame for release. Some of the key features of the custom development were:
The website also allows users to interact with each other via creating a variety of forms of content including blogs, forums, video testimonials and live chat.