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CGI: Helping Girls in Kenya to Give Back

by Linda Lockhart, Managing Director, Global Give Back Circle
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Imagine you are a disadvantaged girl in Kenya, categorized as coming from the bottom of the economic pyramid. Imagine you grew up sleeping in a hut made from mud and dung, and next to you, in another hut your grandparents kept a cow, some chickens and maybe a goat. Imagine that you lost both parents, within a 12-month period, when you were just five.

CGI: Supporting Skills, Content and Context in Local Communities

by Akhtar Badshah
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A major focus of our global programs is about providing individuals around the world with access to information and communications technology (ICT) – what some still call digital inclusion or “closing the digital divide.” We aren’t a hardware infrastructure provider, so achieving the goal of increasing access requires deep partnerships. It goes beyond the nuts and bolts (or wires and airwaves) to skills, content and context.

Microsoft launches Bing REDU to help improve America’s education system

Bing REDU is part of Microsoft’s vision for improving education by using technology to connect, engage, explore and create
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There is a national crisis taking place in education. There are lots of voices participating – from government officials to teachers and parents and students themselves – but no single place to unify, empower and inspire everyone to help. Today Microsoft is launching REDU, a “home room” on the web for people who want to join in the conversation and take action to improve America’s education system.

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There is a national crisis taking place in education. There are lots of voices participating – from government officials to teachers and parents and students themselves – but no single place to unify, empower and inspire everyone to help. Today Microsoft is launching REDU, a “home room” on the web for people who want to join in the conversation and take action to improve America’s education system.

Microsoft launches nonprofit grant program

Grant program supports nonprofits offering skills training and job placement
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Microsoft has launched the Elevate America community initiative, a new grant program that will support nonprofit organizations offering employment services, including technology skills training and job placement, in local communities across the United States. To support this initiative, we are committing $4 million in cash, $6 million in software and technology skills training curriculum over the next two years.

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Microsoft has launched the Elevate America community initiative, a new grant program that will support nonprofit organizations offering employment services, including technology skills training and job placement, in local communities across the United States. To support this initiative, we are committing $4 million in cash, $6 million in software and technology skills training curriculum over the next two years.

Honoring those who support people in need on World Humanitarian Day

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The international humanitarian community is facing new challenges spawned by climate change, chronic poverty, food crisis, water and energy scarcity, migration, population growth, urbanization, pandemics, and natural disasters. While much has been achieved, the challenges faced by many millions of people around the world are still daunting and the need for effective humanitarian action is greater than ever.

Microsoft Office 2010 now available for nonprofits through our technology donations program

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On June 15th we announced the worldwide availability of Microsoft Office 2010. This new release of the world’s most popular productivity software provides a range of tools that help nonprofits work more efficiently and effectively from managing e-mail, to connecting and working with colleagues online, and creating and sharing professional documents. Microsoft has long recognized the benefit technology can bring to nonprofit organizations. In keeping with our commitment to nonprofits, we are delighted to announce that Microsoft Office 2010 is available immediately for qualifying nonprofits through our technology donations program.

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On June 15th we announced the worldwide availability of Microsoft Office 2010. This new release of the world’s most popular productivity software provides a range of tools that help nonprofits work more efficiently and effectively from managing e-mail, to connecting and working with colleagues online, and creating and sharing professional documents. Microsoft has long recognized the benefit technology can bring to nonprofit organizations. In keeping with our commitment to nonprofits, we are delighted to announce that Microsoft Office 2010 is available immediately for qualifying nonprofits through our technology donations program.

3BL Media's CSR Report: A Video Profile of PCI-Media Impact - Changing Lives Through the Power of Story Telling

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Learn about how PCI-Media Impact has been improving lives by educating under served populations throughout the world since 1985.  Using the power of broadcast media, Media Impact's educational entertainment address important issues including sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, environmental conservation and sustainable development, and human rights and democracy.

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Learn about how PCI-Media Impact has been improving lives by educating under served populations throughout the world since 1985.  Using the power of broadcast media, Media Impact's educational entertainment address important issues including sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, environmental conservation and sustainable development, and human rights and democracy.

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