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Upward Mobility

What can cities do to help their citizens break the cycle of poverty and homelessness? Scroll through this section for resources that highlight how compassion and technology intersect to improve the prospects of vulnerable populations -- tackling income inequality, the digital divide and other roadblocks.
 

Prince's Trust uses Oracle cloud technology to reach struggling youth

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The Prince's Trust is a UK youth charity that helps struggling young people aged 13 to 30 get into jobs, education and training. Watch a brief video to learn how the Trust uses Oracle CX Cloud to foster best practices that allow workers to spend more time with the youth they help.

Qualcomm Wireless Reach in India: Advancing Healthcare and Opportunity

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Watch this video to learn how Qualcomm Wireless Reach is bringing wireless technology to underserved areas in India. The goal is to educate frontline healthcare workers, increase access to quality healthcare and economically empower women entrepreneurs with microfinance loans.

Bangladesh’s Farmers, Small Business Owners Prosper with Solar Power

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Watch this World Bank video to see how solar power is changing lives in Bangladesh -- lighting up homes and helping small business owners and farmers access affordable and reliable electricity to improve productivity and climb the rungs of economic prosperity.

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