HA NOI (VNS)— United States-based Microsoft Inc. announced on Tuesday that it would invest US$3 million in Viet Nam over the next three years as part of its global YouthSpark programme.
Microsoft's YouthSpark's goal is to empower youth by providing them opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship. It is a global initiative that aims to offer opportunities to 300 million youth in more than 100 countries by 2015. The programme aims to provide technology skills in training, along with connections for employment and entrepreneurial opportunities for Vietnamese youngsters. In Viet Nam, it would focus on three areas: development of employees, broadening investment for youth across Vietnam and supporting young leaders. — VNS