The Child Protection Unit protects Cambodian children from child abuse and trafficking. Microsoft helps them bring hope to more children and families with the cloud.
The ‘Bangladeshi surf girls’, who recently captured international imagination, took up Microsoft training to learn basic ICT skills. Previously plying their trade along the beach, they now have a livelihood option in IT that they much prefer.
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.
Violence in the three southernmost provinces of Thailand has left youth in the area vulnerable to human trafficking. But ICT can help give them a new start in life.
Human traffickers are increasingly taking to the Internet to lure victims, but the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Microsoft are determined to use technology to beat them at their own game.
In a bid to help bridge opportunity gaps, Microsoft is injecting US$75 million over the next three years into its initiative YouthSpark. In April, Microsoft unveiled 100 nonprofits that will receive funding for computer science training programmes, grants and partnerships.
Adam Braun, the founder of Pencils of Promise, was inspired to set up the nonprofit after a memorable incident with a street beggar in India. Learn more about the organisation, and how Microsoft is working together to help drive its efforts in offering education to underserved children.
Unable to leave the camp and isolated from the rest of the world, the refugees from Tham Hin camp had little opportunity to pick up fundamental skills, vital for life after resettlement. Here’s how Microsoft is offering basic IT training to the youth refugees of Tham Hin camp.
We put the spotlight on Save the Children, a global organisation that strives to save children’s lives, fight for their rights, and help them fulfil their potential—ultimately making a positive change to their lives.
Women are often underrepresented in technology industries. As part of our International Women’s Day celebration, Aliza Sherman, a new media entrepreneur who is well-versed in women’s technology and business issues, shares her insights on the issue.