TechSoup Asia-Pacific Delivers Technology Products and Services to Accelerate Impact
Global civil society could more easily scale solutions, reach further, and achieve more through the appropriate use of technology.
In 43 Asia-Pacific countries, we give nonprofits access to donated and discounted software, cloud solutions, and hardware. We have helped more than 35,000 NGOs use technology that otherwise would have been out of their reach, and enabled the sector to save millions of dollars. With our help, organizations can leverage the latest technology to improve organizational impact, scale, and sustainability.
Our partner network, which consists of leading Asia-Pacific NGOs, collaborates with major technology companies such as We ensure that our corporate partners’ technology philanthropy is matched with NGOs that meet our donor partners’ philanthropic criteria.
TechSoup Asia-Pacific is part of TechSoup’s global technology philanthropy program, which has assisted more than 780,000 NGOs across 236 countries and territories over the past 30 years. The program forms the basis of an innovative social enterprise model that allows TechSoup to sustain operations while it reinvests in projects to build greater social sector capacity globally.
TechSoup Asia-Pacific NGO partners deliver a variety of technology donations and discount programs to the region. Examples of donation programs and their impacts on NGOs include:
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Every year, we tour different cities around Taiwan to explore new ICT innovation and trends with the nonprofit communities. In 2017, we hosted three events, including CEO Day, in Taipei and Kaohsiung. Topics covered included “NGO Case Studies: Appliances of Azure and Office 365”, “NGO Website Design in Mobile Age” and group discussions among CEOs. … Continue reading NGO Connection Day 2017 in Taiwan
Nonprofits around the globe face similar challenges. However, with changes in political landscapes, shifts in economic powers and evolving market trends, these challenges often become very geographically contained. In early May 2017, TechSoup Thailand organized a networking and learning event to understand the current challenges that Thai nonprofits are facing. As a technology nonprofit, TechSoup … Continue reading Reintroducing TechSoup Thailand
South Korea is popular for several things, many of which are ICT related – the world’s fastest Internet speed, world’s most innovative country in the Bloomberg Innovation Index, Asia’s highest youth digital literacy rate, and Asia’s most e-ready government. Combining a highly skilled and literate work force with more than 90% of the population having … Continue reading Reintroducing TechSoup Korea
The “Technology for Good Day” event, formerly known as “NGO Day”, has established itself as a key platform for non-governmental organizations (NGOs), public and private sectors to exchange experience, develop partnership and explore new ICT and strategies in meeting social needs of all kinds. It also signifies the 13th year collaboration between Microsoft Hong Kong … Continue reading Technology for Good Day 2017
Technology can be daunting for many, especially for those who struggle to keep up with emerging technological trends. In view of the low digital literacy in the region, the TechSoup Asia Pacific team has made it a priority to simplify these ‘daunting’ concepts. Jed Adao, TechSoup Asia-Pacific Project Coordinator, developed a mini series of “Tech … Continue reading Simplifying Technology
Yayasan Salam facilitates 5 training centers in Malaysia that provide livelihood and basic ICT training for women coming from low income families.
The Technology for Good Day, formerly known as NGO Day, was a grand success this year. Sixty-two senior executives attended the executive breakfast, and 87 IT managers and front line officers attended the half-day conference. Fifty-one NGO coworkers attended the two technical workshops. The theme of the event was Cloud Technology – From Theory to … Continue reading Hong Kong: Technology for Good 2016 Events
Hope Worldwide Malaysia utilised Microsoft software donations to establish IT Centers for underprivileged youth, and update their ICT infrastructure to support their many educational, scholarship and training programs.
Malaysia partner Yayasan Salam has established twenty-three centers across Indonesia to provide ICT training and refurbished computers for those in need.
NPI provides a laptop-software-support-IT training solution for China non-profits, charities and foundations.