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    What a Pink-and-White Camera Taught Us About Hunger

    3BL Media

    by 3BL Media

    Cisco Blog > Corporate Social Responsibility

    Today is World Food Day, a time to shine a spotlight on the global movement to end hunger.

    For years, Cisco has been part of this movement. Through cash and in-kind contributions and employee volunteerism we support organizations working to end hunger — from agencies in our backyard like Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, to U.S-wide organizations like Feeding America, to the global UN World Food Programme (WFP).

    In July 2011, Cisco donated 2500 small video cameras to WPF so staff could document how the organization was helping people, especially children, live healthier lives.

    Today on the Huffington Post, WFP Communications and Outreach Officer Ali Goldstein writes about how one of these cameras, a pink-and-white one to be exact, brought one girls’ story of life in a Kenyan slum to the world.

    Please read Ali’s post and watch the video depicting, in Ali’s words, how technology can “empow