World Refugee Day: A time to celebrate compassion and courage
This World Refugee Day, we reflect on the partnerships that Cisco and the Cisco Foundation have in relation to helping refugees in crisis.
Trickle Up: Leveraging technology to build economic opportunity and drive inclusion for women in extreme poverty
Trickle Up is a Cisco nonprofit partner that supports women in extreme poverty by helping them build economic opportunity.
Embracing equity: Why equal opportunities for women aren’t enough to create a more inclusive future
Cisco’s purpose is to Power an Inclusive Future for All, and we realize that gender equity is crucial in meeting this goal.
NESsT: Connecting refugees with sustainable employment
Cisco social impact grants have supported multiple NESsT initiatives, including establishing a NESsT Refugee Employment Initiative.
Solar Sister is addressing gender equity, energy poverty, and climate change
Solar Sister, a nonprofit Cisco grant recipient, supports women entrepreneurs and supplies them with affordable energy products.
On International Women’s Day, Cisco supports Kiva in empowering women to become financially independent
On this International Women’s Day, Cisco is honoring women by supporting Kiva’s campaign to fund $5.5 million USD in loans to women worldwide.
How Opportunity International empowers financial inclusion through digital banking
Opportunity International continues to widen their reach and deepen their impact to empower people living in poverty to build resilience and economic security.
Talented Latinx youth launch their tech careers through Digital NEST
We have a guest blog from Jacob Martinez, Founder and CEO of Digital NEST, which provides technology training to Latinx youth in agricultural communities.
Impact-First Microloans with Kiva support small businesses during economic downturn
In the current economic environment, many small business owners are struggling and yet may not be able to access government support programs. Kiva has launched expanded services to provide zero interest loans to small businesses in need.