Cisco Impact Area | Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief

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Cisco Impact Area | Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief

Mobilizing critical resources

Humanitarian crises persist. Many people lack access to basic human needs: food, adequate shelter, and­ clean water. We empower nonprofits and social change agents worldwide to relieve these problems.

We support scalable technology solutions that help disaster-relief teams move faster and provide vital services to more people when disasters strike.

Click here to learn how Cisco helps during disasters and humanitrian crises.

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Cisco Employees Build Awareness about Hunger…Literally
Every year, during Cisco’s Global Hunger Relief Campaign, employee teams across our campuses design and construct “cansculptures” —  pieces of art made entirely out of canned goods (which are later donated to a local food bank), to raise awareness about hunger and our annual giving back initiative. This...
Dec 24, 2013 8:15 AM ET
Feeding the Children: Cisco’s Global Hunger Relief Campaign in India
This post was written by Rohini Kamath, who works for Cisco’s Community Relations team in Bangalore, India, helping employees give back to society. As we inch closer to the final week of Cisco’s signature fundraising campaign, the Global Hunger Relief Campaign, we look back and feel proud about the 150,000 children we have fed over the last 6 years through our exclusive...
Dec 19, 2013 9:15 AM ET
How Web Conferencing Is Helping HIV/AIDS Patients in Kenya
This post was written by Dr. Stanley Ndwiga, Outreach/Project Doctor at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. It was originally published on the Huffington Post. Ten years ago, an AIDS epidemic was ravaging Kenya and other...
Dec 4, 2013 3:00 PM ET
Food Bank Employee Describes the Many Faces of Hunger
This post is from guest blogger Emily Kraft, Food & Nutrition Services Outreach Coordinator for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, one of the hunger relief organizations Cisco employees support through the annual Global Hunger Relief Campaign.  I’m at the library on my lunch break, searching for a good book to read in my downtime.  My concentration is...
Dec 3, 2013 12:45 PM ET
Breaking Down Barriers to Children’s Healthcare in Brazil
Last week, Cisco launched its newest CSR program – Connected Healthy Children – Brazil. Much of the Brazilian population lives far away from major cities, so distance can pose a real barrier for children who need specialized medical care. For example, 41 percent of all...
Nov 12, 2013 8:45 AM ET

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