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Cisco Nonprofit Partner Provides Jobs That Lift People Out of Poverty

June 19, 2014 at 4:09 pm PST

Today, The Guardian newspaper published an article featuring Cisco partner Digital Divide Data – a nonprofit social enterprise that hires workers for data services jobs in the some of the world’s poorest places, and gives them the education, training, and career counseling they need to rise into the middle class.

“Our ultimate mission is to alleviate poverty,” says Jeremy Hockenstein, 42, founder and CEO of DDD, in the article. “We focus on students who are finishing high school, who are very motivated and very smart and who come from low-income homes.”

Digital Divide Data gives impoverished youth the education, training, and career counseling they need to rise into the middle class.

Digital Divide Data gives impoverished youth the education, training, and career counseling they need to rise into the middle class.

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