Google offers a grant of $ 5.3 million from the Chromebook devices to help refugees in Germany

Jan

27

2016

Google Inc. announced a new grant of $ 5.3 million to help refugees in Germany, and the command is to provide relief through non-profit organizations with computers of Chromebook Chromebook type.

The company will provide charities in Germany number 25,000 Chromebook the Chromebook, which will in turn distributed to non-profit organizations that work with refugees who arrive in the country.

The Chromebook Chromebook devices, portable computers and low-cost devices that are using applications based on the cloud in the run, which means they require a permanent connection to the Internet to run most of its functions.

Comes this grant from the charitable arm of Google Inc. Google.org to support the charity NetHope project named reconnect, this project aims to facilitate easier access to the education of the refugees and help them fill out forms or learn the language while allowing for centralized management control of the devices.

Technological society and the great efforts to help the refugees arriving in the country to resort to ensure their safety and the start of the merger process with the community properly, including Google’s own efforts.

This grant comes today after four months from the company pledged donations valued at $ 5.5 million to help with the refugee crisis that is compounded daily.

The company and a month later, specifically in October to announce a new open source project to help newly arrived refugees to the country to get the basic information, such as housing, transportation and many others.

The company also has updated translation service company to help refugees from the Middle East to know the meanings of Ahakhsat and signs written in German and English.

The company said in a statement that “after the end of the perilous refugee flight risk, the first thing they need is to find shelter, food and access to care, as well as to learn the local language and acquire the necessary work skills within the new country and find a way to continue their studies, comes all in an effort to restore and reconnect with life which had been owned previously. ”

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