1,496 Oracle employees in Latin America contributed 7,740 volunteer hours, supporting more than 40 organizations, in FY18.
“The Oracle Volunteering program supports me to use my professional skills as a mentor for girls who are interested in using technology to solve local problems in their communities.”
Oracle Volunteers inspired the next generation of changemakers by serving as technical mentors to students from Escuela Tecnica No35, as part of the Chatbots for Good coding challenge.
Oracle Volunteers mentored students through the Gerando Falcões program by sharing career advice and professional guidance.
Oracle Volunteers built an organic garden alongside 300 students in a Fundación Chacras program that promotes sustainable agriculture and leverages technology to care for the plants.
Oracle Volunteers helped restore a local forest by preparing the soil and planting trees in support of Fundación Natura.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Oracle Volunteers teamed up with Oracle Women’s Leadership (OWL) and La Fundación de los Colores to provide career guidance and support to women pursuing new careers.
Oracle Volunteers enjoyed the opportunity to build transitional homes with TECHO, working alongside the future residents.