Focusing on the needs of people in all communities, Microsoft Pakistan has launched CSR campaign named, “Microsoft Pakistan Ecosystem CSR Outreach”. Microsoft is committed to provide opportunities to the people having no access to technology.
Microsoft Pakistan believes that investment in people which would drive more inclusion and greater involvement and empowerment of people would create the real difference in the promotion of technological advancements in the country.
Country head of Microsoft Pakistan Shahzad Khan said, job forums are the most robust and effective platforms to empower youth and enable them to find solution for the problems faced by the society. Microsoft is aimed at connecting Microsoft Solution partners with other organizations such as NGO’s, Academia and Donors. With all these organizations on one platform heading towards a single goal would extract favorable outcomes for the society. Forty NGO’s, forty plus partners and ten private academia attended the event unveil future opportunities.
Laura Sheridan, representative for United Nations Developmental Program (UNDP) also participated in the event, while addressing the gathering she said, “We are really excited to be a part of this wonderful and pioneering initiative with Microsoft. UNDP is the UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life”.
Rohma Labeeb—Grants coordinator at Human Development Foundation said, “This is very positive initiative carried by Microsoft Pakistan, our organization’s mission is perfectly aligned with this initiative. As HDF is also working in the fields of Social mobilization, Primary Healthcare, Education, Economic development and Sustainability.”
She pointed out that Microsoft has helped HDF previously in technical support and huge donations in order to make the organization successful.