Growing up without a family often leads to low self-esteem and poor academic performance in children. Find out how Japanese nonprofit Living Dreams and Microsoft used IT to help youth living in children’s homes overcome their challenges and succeed in the future.
An inclusive education system does not start with machines, but understanding. And technologies can help take us there. Hong Kong teachers and students got thinking and designing for students with special educational needs.
Technology is facing a diversity issue: that women are underrepresented in the industry. As such, Microsoft organized DigiGirlz Singapore 2016 to encourage greater participation among young women within Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs, and help break up misconceptions about women in technology.
Newly released female inmates often struggle to re-enter society, especially given the lack of proper support, education, and job training—making them vulnerable to trafficking syndicates. Find out how Microsoft Thailand and National Council for Child and Youth Development (NCYD) are using ICT to help break this cycle.
Discover how Microsoft is working with the Philippines’ National School for the Blind and the nonprofit, Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired, to introduce computer science to the visually impaired.
Tech Mela, an annual technology event organised by Microsoft Innovation Centre Nepal, was well-received by attendees. From idea pitching competitions to discussions on technological issues such as e-waste, find out more about what took place this year.
Are you a nonprofit that is hesitant to invest more in technology? Read this article to find out if you should rethink your IT and improve the way you make an impact.
Technology is constantly pushing the boundaries of education. Take a look at some of the ways classrooms around the world are transforming their curriculum with IT.
Coding can nurture two important life skills, creativity and logical thinking: the recipe to getting ahead in any career. Microsoft YouthSpark in Indonesia offers underprivileged youth the opportunity to learn a thing or two about coding.
From presentations to mobile apps, technology has crept its way into many educator’s teaching methods, who are recognising its role in transforming education and improving their students’ learning experience. Find out how educators in Asia Pacific are incorporating technology in their classes.