NGO

Bringing laughter to those who need it most

Red Noses and Red Noses Clowndoctors International have found a unique medicine to help children stuck in hospitals – laughter. Visiting hospitals can be an unpleasant experience for anyone. For cancer patients, who typically experience lengthy stays and painful therapy, hospitals take a big emotional and psychological toll. Young cancer … Read more »

Technology transforms the lives of migrants in Italy

Italian non-profit “Fondazione Mondo Digitale” (FMD) is committed to establishing an inclusive society, using education, innovation and shared values to benefit all citizens, regardless of background. Mohamed, a 20 year old from Sierra Leone, has been living in Italy since December. An aspiring pharmacist, he previously studied medicine until he … Read more »

Europe Code Week: A timely reminder for partnership

By Sylvie Laffarge, Director, Philanthropies Europe, Microsoft Significant progress has been made when it comes to injecting computer science education into more curricula across Europe. But we can’t slow down. Europe Code Week reminds us that the power to drive change resides within us all. This year we are reinforcing … Read more »

Europe Code Week

This Europe Code Week, we focus on short-term and long-term ways to prepare current and future generations for our modern, digital workforce; and ultimately nurture a passion for STEM education among young Europeans. Check out what we have planned around the region! … Read more »

Dutch NGO goes all out: 10,000 young coders to break world record

Dutch NGO CodeUur gets parents involved as they aim to change the school curriculum and set a world record in coding. World records are made to be broken! Coinciding with the kick-off of Europe Code Week, Dutch NGO Code Uur, Microsoft Netherlands, Dutch schools, students, teachers and education ministers today set a … Read more »

Skool: Helping more Hungarian girls get into tech

Technológiai Oktatásért Foundation helps future proof Hungary’s talent pipeline Last year, Microsoft launched Upgrade Your World, an initiative celebrating the non-profits who are working to create a better tomorrow and the technology shaping our world. Over the next few months we’ll be highlighting some of our European non-governmental organization (NGO) … Read more »