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Vodafone Foundation

Connectivity can address some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Vodafone Foundation invest in the betterment of the communities in which Vodafone operates, focusing on the challenges where we believe Vodafone’s technology can make a difference.

By Connecting for Good, we want to improve 400 million lives by 2025.

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About Vodafone Foundation

About Vodafone Foundation

Vodafone Foundation supports projects that use technology to deliver public benefit.

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Vodafone Foundation: our key focus areas.

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Vodafone Foundation is focused on investing in projects that produce meaningful change, at scale and with lasting impact.

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Vodafone invests €20 million to advance digital skills and education across 13 European countries and Turkey
25 Jan 2021

Vodafone invests €20 million to advance digital skills and education across 13 European countries and Turkey

Vodafone announced today an investment of €20 million by the Vodafone Foundation to expand Foundation digital skills and education programmes by funding local initiatives in Albania, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey, and the UK. This investment is expected to reach 16 million learners by 2025.

M-mama: connecting pregnant women with emergency care in Africa
11 Dec 2020Vodafone Foundation

M-mama: connecting pregnant women with emergency care in Africa

When Regina George began experiencing intense labour pains shortly before she was due to deliver twins, she headed straight to the clinic near her home in rural Tanzania.

Learnings from Vodafone’s Global Policy on Domestic Violence and Abuse
25 Nov 2020Vodafone Foundation

Learnings from Vodafone’s Global Policy on Domestic Violence and Abuse

Reviewing the impact and progress of our global DVA policy

Vodafone Foundation to invest US$28m (€23.7m) to expand  ‘Ambulance Taxi’ programme in Africa
08 Sep 2020Technology

Vodafone Foundation to invest US$28m (€23.7m) to expand ‘Ambulance Taxi’ programme in Africa

Vodafone Foundation is committing US$28 million (€23.7 million) to expand its m-mama ‘ambulance taxi’ programme beyond Tanzania for the first time to Lesotho and other sub-Saharan African countries.

Become a Dreamracer and race to help fight COVID-19
10 Jun 2020Vodafone Foundation

Become a Dreamracer and race to help fight COVID-19

As Porsche Formula E’s Official Communications partner, Vodafone has in recent years partnered with the iconic sports car manufacturer on several initiatives covering Formula E, the Mobil 1 Cup and the Porsche eSports Supercup.

Domestic violence and abuse: support during COVID-19
22 Apr 2020Vodafone Foundation

Domestic violence and abuse: support during COVID-19

Vodafone remains fully committed to supporting individuals and employees affected by domestic violence as reports of abuse rise following the outbreak of COVID-19.

Vodafone announces new employee fundraising initiative to help local charities
16 Apr 2020Vodafone Foundation

Vodafone announces new employee fundraising initiative to help local charities

Employee donations will be matched by Vodafone and Vodafone Foundation and will support charities – selected by our local Foundations – who are helping the most in need

Vodafone Foundation and scientists at Imperial College London team up to use crowdsourcing app to help in the fight against Coronavirus
08 Apr 2020Vodafone Foundation

Vodafone Foundation and scientists at Imperial College London team up to use crowdsourcing app to help in the fight against Coronavirus

Vodafone Foundation and Imperial College London scientists deploy DreamLab app to speed up coronavirus research

Mohamed Salah joins up with Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR as First Instant Network Schools Ambassador
25 Feb 2020Vodafone Foundation

Mohamed Salah joins up with Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR as First Instant Network Schools Ambassador

Footballer becomes Ambassador for school programme that aims to give a quality education to 500,000 refugee and host country students by 2025.

Art students in Kenyan refugee camp amazed by live virtual reality ‘school trip’ to London’s National Gallery
24 Jan 2020Vodafone Foundation

Art students in Kenyan refugee camp amazed by live virtual reality ‘school trip’ to London’s National Gallery

Students from Kakuma Refugee Camp were given a specially created live and immersive VR tour of London’s National Gallery, over 6,000 miles away

Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR expand Instant Network Schools to benefit more than 500,000 young refugees
16 Dec 2019Vodafone Foundation

Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR expand Instant Network Schools to benefit more than 500,000 young refugees

Vodafone becomes UNHCR’s largest corporate partner for Connected Education to support delivery of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 17.

Vodafone Foundation Director Andrew Dunnett to assume additional responsibility for Vodafone’s sustainable business function
04 Nov 2019Vodafone Foundation

Vodafone Foundation Director Andrew Dunnett to assume additional responsibility for Vodafone’s sustainable business function

Vodafone Group Plc have appointed Andrew Dunnett to lead the company’s global response to the SDGs taking responsibility for the company’s sustainable business function in addition to the Vodafone Foundations programme.

Vodafone Foundation deploys teams of volunteers to provide much needed communications support to Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Idai
25 Mar 2019Technology

Vodafone Foundation deploys teams of volunteers to provide much needed communications support to Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Idai

Vodafone Foundation has mobilised two teams of trained Vodafone employee volunteers to Mozambique to provide communications support for the humanitarian relief programme following Cyclone Idai.

Societal prejudice restricts girls’ access to mobile, global study finds
11 Oct 2018Technology

Societal prejudice restricts girls’ access to mobile, global study finds

Today, non-profit Girl Effect and Vodafone Foundation publish findings of the first comprehensive global study into how adolescent girls access and use mobile technology.

VODAFONE FOUNDATION TO USE AGGREGATED ANONYMISED MOBILE DATA TO HELP PREVENT SPREAD OF EPIDEMICS IN TRANSFORMATIVE ‘BIG DATA FOR GOOD’ PROGRAMME
26 Feb 2018Vodafone Foundation

VODAFONE FOUNDATION TO USE AGGREGATED ANONYMISED MOBILE DATA TO HELP PREVENT SPREAD OF EPIDEMICS IN TRANSFORMATIVE ‘BIG DATA FOR GOOD’ PROGRAMME

The Vodafone Foundation this week announced a pioneering programme in Ghana to use aggregated anonymised data to help the government track and control epidemics to prevent widespread outbreaks.

Vodafone Foundation Instant Network team deployed to area devastated by Hurricane Irma
09 Sep 2017Technology

Vodafone Foundation Instant Network team deployed to area devastated by Hurricane Irma

The Vodafone Foundation Instant Network is being taken to Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe to provide communications support in the areas worst affected by Hurricane Irma.

Vodafone Foundation's pioneering 'Ambulance Taxi' service reduces maternal mortality rate by a quarter, new research reveals
22 May 2017Technology

Vodafone Foundation's pioneering 'Ambulance Taxi' service reduces maternal mortality rate by a quarter, new research reveals

A first-of-its-kind ‘ambulance taxi’ service created by the Vodafone Foundation to save the lives of high-risk pregnant women in two Tanzanian districts the size of Belgium, reduced maternal mortality rates by 27% in its first year.

Vodafone marks 10 years of the world's leading mobile money service, M-Pesa
21 Feb 2017Technology

Vodafone marks 10 years of the world's leading mobile money service, M-Pesa

As Vodafone marks the 10th anniversary of M-Pesa, the world’s leading mobile money service, it was revealed that a record 614 million M-Pesa transactions were processed during December 2016.

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