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Crowdsourcing education: Tiktek’s solution for Israeli students

As fathers and grandfathers of junior high- and high school-aged children, Michael Levy and Avishai Erell saw first-hand the challenges their children encountered in completing difficult homework tasks. They also noticed how the teenagers used technology such as instant messaging, to work together and find solutions to the tasks they … Read more »

Kenya Red Cross Society save more lives with the help of Microsoft

The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) was founded in 1965 as a humanitarian relief organisation and auxiliary to the government in times of disaster and war. As a voluntary organisation, KRCS operates through a network of eight regions and 62 branches spread across the country, raising awareness about issues that … Read more »

I Choose Life chooses Azure for an education intervention

When Kenyan NGO, I Choose Life – Africa (ICL), registered in 2004, its mission was to provide a globally competitive education, training, research and innovation system for sustainable development. Working across the four pillars of Jiimarishe (health), Jiinue (economic development), Jielimishe (academic and career mentorship) and Jiongoze (leadership and governance), … Read more »

Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grants awarded for a second year

Meet some of the entrepreneurs bringing internet connectivity, access to energy and economic opportunity where it’s needed most Allen Bailochan Tuladhar He made a vow. When his 16-year-old daughter died from an illness doctors could not diagnose, Allen Bailochan Tuladhar promised he would carry out her dream to help young … Read more »

Do corporate volunteer programmes really work?

By Lutz Ziob, Dean of 4Afrika Academy at Microsoft Ricardo Wagner, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Office 365 in Canada, during his MySkills4Afrika assignment in Kenya. When Ricardo Wagner, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Office 365 in Canada, returned home from Rwanda, he felt renewed. “I really feel I can … Read more »

Majid Al Futtaim Ventures adopts Microsoft Dynamics 365

1st June 2017; Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Ventures today announced it has adopted Microsoft Dynamics 365, Office 365 and a range of supporting apps, as a means of enhancing customer engagement and optimising internal efficiencies across the group’s many business units. The deployment occurred across … Read more »