A Cloud of Childhood Memories

Barnardos Australia helps children in foster care preserve their life stories, important keepsakes and records via new cloud-based app, MyStory.

Empowering Through Better Understanding

Find out what the Microsoft Dynamics team in Asia got up to when they visited SPD’s headquarters in March.

Coding the World of Tomorrow

Held from December 5-11, the 2016 Hour of Code in Asia not only encouraged youth in the region to kick-start their coding adventures, but also promoted greater accessibility to computer science education for youth, and more inclusion for people with disabilities.


Living Dreams Empowers Children’s Homes in Japan with IT

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.

Bangladeshi Surf Girls Turn the Tide

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.


Students and Teachers Design for an Inclusive Education

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.

A World of Opportunities Awaits Young Indonesians

Youth from less privileged backgrounds are often afraid to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics because they seem out of reach. Through a series of YouthSpark events, Prestasi Junior International and Microsoft Indonesia showed young Indonesians that nothing is impossible.

ICT Guides the Way Out of Unrest

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.