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Microsoft PH partners with Acer PH to strengthen its mission of transforming Filipino communities

19 Nov

(L-R): Jennifer Chua-Teng (Finance and Administration Director, Acer Philippines, Manuel Wong (General Manager, Acer Philippines), Karrie Ilagan (General Manager, Microsoft Philippines), Raul Cortez (Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, Microsoft Philippines)

Microsoft Philippines recently partnered with one of the country’s leading hardware companies, Acer Philippines, to further the company’s advocacy of enabling Filipinos to maximize their full potential through the power of technology.

The partnership will allow Microsoft powered Acer hardware to be donated to Filipino nonprofit organizations.

Since 2005, Microsoft in the Philippines has been providing innovations, software and training communities and non-profit organization (NGOs) across the Philippines. Provinces such as Iloilo,Cebu, Bacolod and Davao have been helped by the company through nationwide events such as NGO Connection Days and mini NGO tours wherein Microsoft reached out to umbrella NGO organizations to strengthen their productivity. Now, with the help of Acer hardware, nonprofit can increase their productivity and enhance their community programs with a cutting edge technology.

“The partnership with Microsoft Philippines will allow Acer to donate hardware with the latest Microsoft technology to help Filipino nonprofits work more efficiently, allowing them to better implement their programs for underserved communities,” said Manuel Wong, General Manager, Acer Philippines, “With new technologies such as touch and cloud, we’re able to provide students, employees and businesses with products that make them more efficient. Likewise, these are innovations that can be maximized by communities, NGOs and youth organizations, to better roll-out their livelihood programs and we’re proud to provide them with these.”

“Microsoft is a company that aims to empower Filipinos by providing solutions that help people and nonprofit organizations maximize their potential through technology,” said Raul Cortez, Legal and Corporate Affairs Director. “More importantly, we have a greater mission of enabling Filipinos to realize their full capacity through our Citizenship programs that aim to transform education, promote local innovation and empower the underserved to find jobs. By joining forces with Acer, we are able to move forward with our mission and reach out to even more Filipino communities.”

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Posted by on November 19, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology

 

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