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Microsoft Offers $1Bn Cloud Subscription, Office365 to NGOs & CSGs

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 (L-r): Olusola Amusan, Citizenship Lead, Microsoft Nigeria; Olamide Egbayelo, Digital Media Manager, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria and Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, during the Microsoft Nigeria Tech4Good event held today at the Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos
(L-r): Olusola Amusan, Citizenship Lead, Microsoft Nigeria; Olamide Egbayelo, Digital Media Manager, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria and Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, during the Microsoft Nigeria Tech4Good event held today at the Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos

Towards increasing the productivity of Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and civil society groups (CSGs), leading technological company, Microsoft is offering $1billion dollar Cloud subscriptions and Office365 to these groups.

The cheering news was delivered at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja by Kabelo Makwane managing director, Microsoft Nigeria represented by Opeyemi Olaniran, premier field engineer manager, at Microsoft at the just concluded Tech4Good program organised by Microsoft Nigeria in partnership with Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN).

Speaking through Olusola Amusan, citizenship manager, Microsoft Nigeria, said the global initiative was created to empower nonprofit organizations, especially those whose vision aligns with that of the United Nations.

Amusan said that, “The Tech4Good day is an annual event which was formally known as the NGO Connection Day, it further restates our commitment to providing technology for the social good. Also, Nigerian based Nonprofits have access to the $1billion dollar cloud offering that Microsoft is giving out to nonprofits in the world, and the power of Office365 which helps them to be more efficient and productive in their work.”

Commenting on the program, Gbenga Sesan, executive director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria,  said that the Tech4Good platform had given PIN the opportunity to further project its interest in technology.

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