Helping our communities
The Internet is more critical than ever. Now is the time to close the digital divide.
I’ve always believed that universal broadband internet access is a human right – just as important as food, shelter and water – that when fulfilled, enables individuals to help themselves succeed in the information economy. As the COVID-19 pandemic moves us deeper into a digital world, accessing education, establishing and maintaining a livelihood, and obtaining government and other critical services are being forced online.
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.
How San Francisco Suicide Prevention Keeps Essential, Lifesaving Services Running
When San Francisco Suicide Prevention volunteers could no longer show up to work to perform their life-saving mission, they needed a solution that would allow them to continue work from home, enabling them to maintain essential services and save lives. So, they turned to a trusted partner, Cisco, for help.
Easing the Everyday Challenges of Sheltering in Place
Working remotely has become the new normal almost overnight. People once used to meeting in conference rooms are now meeting virtually. Cisco wants to make this new normal easier for everyone and we understand staying connected is key. Here are some ways we are helping in LatAm.
Cisco Offers No-Cost Wireless Networking Equipment for Healthcare’s Pandemic Response
Cisco has set up two programs to help healthcare organizations rapidly obtain networking equipment at no cost: The Cisco Pandemic Equipment Brokerage, and the Cisco Healthcare Rapid Response Network Bundle.
Expanding Free Security Offers into Customers’ Endpoints
As companies work to secure remote workers, Cisco extends free security offers to also include Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints.
Celebrate: Moving Forward with Courage, Empathy, Equality, and Community
I’ve been involved in women advocacy groups throughout my career, and I’ve found that three themes are concurrent through all of that work: courage, empathy, and equality.
Committing $225 million to global COVID-19 response
As our communities around the world respond to COVID-19, it's important to give our support. Cisco is committing $225M in cash, in-kind, and planned-giving to impact local and global efforts.