Tae Yang Kim runs Gideb which app that provides self-care tools for mental health.
He and Alex Jensen from KBLA the need for Gideb in Korea, and Tae Yang’s journey to establishing the company.
The company has a double-barreled name Descry I Gideb – Descry is an English word that means to be enlightened or to catch sight of something. Gitdeb is a Korean contraction of 기대요 – 기댑 or lean on me. All of these are related to his mission, to help everyone improve their mental health.
Tae Yang began gaining experience working in this area while in America. Three and a half years ago he moved to Korea and discovered a dearth or organizations in the field. He decided to do something about it.
As Tae Yang says, “There’s so many different levels of mental health right and mental illness, some people just need to feel better because they’re stressed out or they are going through some like trauma in their life or significant event that in their life. And types of issue, are what our app and our can actually help with.”
A friendly word, from a compassionate ear sounds like something almost everyone could use once in a while.
Gitdeb is available at Google Play and the Apple Store.
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