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Vodafone Foundation stories

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ANZ finalists for IDC's Future Enterprise Awards revealed
Wed, 5th Oct 2022
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Vodafone Aotearoa Foundation, Woolworths Group, Hamilton City Council and Virtus Health are amongst some of the big names.
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Vodafone NZ donates more than $43 million to over 1000 charities
Thu, 12th Nov 2020
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The company has supported more than 1000 charitable organisations since 2002 with donations totalling over $43 million.
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Vodafone NZ Foundation unveils mural in wake of terror attacks
Fri, 1st Nov 2019
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Wellington-based muralist Ruth Robertson-Taylor created the art piece over six months, with consultation and contributions from the Muslim community.
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Quarter of a million up for grabs for charities through Vodafone NZ Foundation
Fri, 11th Oct 2019
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Vodafone New Zealand Foundation is calling on registered charities to apply for $250,000 of innovation grants.
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Report gives voice to Kiwis experiencing digital exclusion
Tue, 6th Nov 2018
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People surveyed in the report say they feel excluded, isolated, powerless and have limited opportunities because they are unable to access the internet.
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Change Accelerator graduates empower communities
Thu, 11th Oct 2018
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The three graduates from Vodafone’s Change Accelerator programme now have prototype solutions that they will use in practice with youth in their communities.
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Kiwi charities use technology to change young people’s lives
Wed, 12th Sep 2018
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Three charities from Taupō, Kerikeri and Palmerston North are on a mission to use technology in ways that will benefit New Zealand’s young people.
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Vodafone Foundation funds VR learning programme for struggling youth
Mon, 8th Jan 2018
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Methodist Mission Southern is using their Vodafone Foundation funding to create and pilot a bespoke youth VR learning programme.
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Vodafone accelerator supporting solutions making a difference for vulnerable youth
Wed, 20th Sep 2017
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Five community organisations from around the country have been selected for the Vodafone Foundation’s inaugural Change Accelerator programme.
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Vodafone Foundation unveils “mini” mobile network in a backpack
Fri, 28th Feb 2014
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Vodafone Foundation has launched an 11kg mobile network in a backpack that can be deployed in ten minutes to connect people in disaster situations.
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Kiwis provide network support after Typhoon Pablo
Fri, 21st Dec 2012
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Vodafone Foundation’s Instant Network deployed to support emergency disaster relief in Philippines.
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Vodafone refunds Kiwi credit after Cyclone Evan
Thu, 20th Dec 2012
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Following this week’s devastation caused by tropical cyclone Evan, Vodafone has announced it will credit all Kiwi customers’ calls and TXTs to Fiji, Samoa and American Samoa.