It is with great pride that we can announce that we have reached 100 micro-loans provided to deserving initiatives worldwide through Kiva! We are thrilled at the positive impact that this project has provided to so many worthy companies and individuals who are otherwise underserved and underfunded. Knowing that Cividesk has a hand in the success of entrepreneurs who simply want to make their world a better place by offering products or services to their community is a great feeling. We have reached 100 loans, but we won't stop there!
Coming back from the Calgary CiviCamp and Sprint, I started reflecting on this fantastic experience and what it takes to create a CiviCRM community. This prompted me to share some thoughts about what makes these events so positive and memorable for all attendees and specifically our end-users.
Cividesk is proud to be an active contributor to the CiviCRM community since 2011. We contribute to the project every month with new code, code fixes, by hosting events and more.
Most recently, Cividesk added a very helpful functionality that displays the relationships of a contact by order of preference. This allows you to customize which relationship types should be seen at the top based on your chosen priorities. This is particularly useful if a contact has a large amount of relationships so that you can ensure that the most important ones are visible first.
Giving Back is a cornerstone of the Cividesk company culture. In addition to offering pro-bono services to qualifying organizations, we consistently fund loans for deserving and underserved small businesses and entrepreneurs across the globe via the Kiva initiative because we too believe that "Dreams are universal. Opportunity is not."
In the U.S., we are approaching what is generally called the Season of Giving, referring to the months of November and December where we recognize as Americans the celebration of Thanksgiving and then any and all holiday celebrations in December for the melting pot of beliefs that we hold dear as a country. At Cividesk, however, there is no definitive time for the Season of Giving. Every season, every month and every day is approached as an opportunity to give back in some way to work toward making the world a better place.
Help Children of India supports and advocates for India’s most vulnerable people including orphans, rural young women and the aged from Snehalaya Care Campus near Gwalior City, central India.
Snehalaya Care Campus provides:
You've heard us talk about Giving Back and how it's a cornerstone of our company culture. You've heard us talk about Kiva. Now let's talk about what we have accomplished so far and the direction we are headed.
LYRIC is a small non-profit that is entirely managed by volunteer attorneys. Our mission is to teach youth how to safely exercise their Constitutional rights, and we do so by connecting with schools and community organizations and training volunteer attorneys to teach our curriculum to high schools students.
Ruta Civica (Civic Route) is a Mexican volunteer based organization working in civic education and promoting citizen participation in public affairs. Through different campaigns, our mission is to develop the involvement of citizens in the making of the Constitution and laws for Mexico City and its urban planning. Since land zoning, construction and public works decisions have to pursue the public interest.