Friday
September 27
2019

Grab Launches Social Impact Program to Upskill Southeast Asians

By Miguel Cordon

Singapore-based ride-hailing giant Grab announced a social impact program aimed at upskilling Southeast Asians and giving them more opportunities in the digital economy.

With the Grab for Good program, the company looks to help around 5 million micro entrepreneurs and small businesses digitize their workflows and processes. It also seeks to bring digital inclusion and digital literacy to 3 million Southeast Asians through partnerships with governments, private companies, and nonprofit organizations.

Grab also aims to train about 20,000 students through tech initiatives in collaboration with educational institutions, nonprofits, and leading tech companies.

Photo courtesy of Bryon Lippincott.

Source: Tech in Asia (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Technology
Tags
digital inclusion, education, emerging markets, microenterprise, skills development, social impact, tech for good