NASSCOM Foundation, by leveraging the capabilities of the IT- BPM sector, is meeting the technology needs of NGOs so that they can:
With the positive transformations that technology has brought in to fields such as education, healthcare, banking and employment, there is no doubt that it has a role to play in ushering sustainable development.
The Foundation is building the capacity of NGOs following a twofold approach:
Leveraging the largest sector, the IT- BPM sector, deems only fit to fulfill this requirement. The various programs that enable this mission are as follows:
BigBridge – a hardware donation program that provides access to refurbished computers.
BigTech – a software donation program that provides access to genuine donated software.
ConnectIT – a training program that enables NGOs learn how to use available technology.
MyKartavya – a volunteering program that facilitates sharing of best practices and skill development by connecting NGO leaders to corporate professionals.
Disability Initiative - provides access to and encourages development of technology specially designed for Persons with Disabilities to promote inclusion.
NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum – a platform that encourages development of innovative technologies that NGOs and consequentially the community at large, can benefit from.
NASSCOM Knowledge Network – a network of telecentres that works with local NGOs to provide access to information and services to the underserved communities.
Skills for Employment – a training program that works with NGO partners to develop employable IT skills in the underserved communities.