Mercy Corps reports on year three of Technology for Impact partnership with Cisco
Technology for Impact is a 5-year collaboration between Mercy Corps and Cisco to unlock new possibilities and reach more people through the power of technology. Our combined vision is to work toward a world of digital inclusion and opportunity, where the ethical use of technology empowers secure, productive, and just communities.
Why we need big tech to prevent future health crises (and no, it’s not what you might think)
Big tech investment in infrastructure and support for biometric solutions will save lives. Find out how in this guest post from Cisco NGO partner Simprints.
Digital solutions connect farmers to markets during uncertain times
Food supply chains have recently been disrupted. Here's how Digital Green is meeting the needs of farmers to make sure their crops can get to the market.
Meet the nonprofits helping the most vulnerable
Cisco has always supported nonprofits working to help these at-risk people and families. Since March, we’ve provided additional funding to three strategic nonprofit partners that are working to help our most vulnerable citizens access the care and services they need.
Meet the nonprofits helping those who are facing hunger and food insecurity
Cisco has always supported nonprofits working to help reduce food insecurity. Since March, we’ve provided additional funding to four strategic nonprofit partners that are working to ensure that families have food on the table. Here is how Feeding America, Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley, Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, and Replate are taking action.
Using technology to protect vulnerable communities
Since 2007, Cisco has helped Mercy Corps leverage technology to provide emergency response and economic empowerment programming. That technology foundation is informing the NGO's pandemic response in the following ways:
Why we need field-based data systems for water quality
Find out how Akvo’s world-class field-based water quality testing solution saves lives by making data available about the presence of contaminants that make water unsafe to drink.
Turning Crisis into Possibility on World Refugee Day
Today, World Refugee Day, is an opportunity for us to recognize organizations that are doing this important work right now around the world.