ST Foundation supports the use of ICT for Development and is committed to contributing a part of its budget to deserving NGOs active in this field as well as to experienced NGOs that have a significant impact for human development and progress in countries with precarious political and socio-economic conditions.
Between 2004 and 2005, ST Foundation donated a total of 20,000 USD to the OMCT (Organisation Mondiale contre la Torture), based in Switzerland.
In 2004, a total of 42 PCs were used to equip labs at following locations:
- a hospital in Nairobi, through AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation), based in Nairobi, Kenya;
- Ecole de Kellé primary school in Senegal;
- an institute of AGDP (Association of Parents of Persons Affected by Down Sindrome), based in Italy, for persons affected by Down syndrome;
- an orphanage in Nepal run by AMTM (Association Mondial Toit du Monde), based in Paris, founded to support Tibetan refugees in Nepal and India;
Over 15,000 USD were donated to WITAR (Associazione Istituto Tecnico Alessandro Rossi nel Mondo), based in Italy, towards the set up of a technical school in Ngozi, Burundi.
20,000 USD were donated to UNVolunteers as a contribution to support volunteer work by university students in ICT4D projects in developing countries.
10,000 USD were donated to Mission Betlemme Immense, based in Switzerland, to contribute to the improvement of the “barefoot children” school in Ndola, Zambia (the school was created by the missionaries for children who were not admitted to local schools because they could not afford a uniform and shoes; the school provides education to 140 children)