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African Non-Profit Organizations to Receive up to $75M in Microsoft Grants

Microsoft Philanthropies has announced grants for over 100 non-profits worldwide, of which 14 are in the Middle East and Africa. These grants are a component of the $75M commitment Microsoft made to increase access to computer science education around the world through Microsoft YouthSpark, as announced by Satya Nadella last year.

Microsoft is partnering with these nonprofits by providing cash grants, content and other resources needed to bring computational thinking and problem-solving skills to young people in local communities, important building blocks to help …read more

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Winnie Okello

About Winnie Okello

I Graduated from Bucknell University with a BS in Civil Engineering. I Currently work in the Transportation Sector where I oversee A Strategic Recycling Program responsible for promoting, and facilitating the use of recycled materials in civil engineering applications. I also facilitate stormwater management and regulatory compliance assurance within the transportation sector. Areas of Specialties: Civil -(Roadway & structural analysis) & Environmental Engineering, Water Resources, Environmental/ Regulatory compliance, Materials Recycling, research, and implementation.