Click for the Cause

This week Microsoft launched “Click for the Cause”, a campaign which raises awareness of the world’s 9 million refugee children and offers us all an opportunity to contribute to an education fund for these refugees.  

Any searches you do online using http://Click4TheCause.Live.com/ between January 17 and March 31, 2007, Microsoft will make a contribution to ninemillion.org. All contributions benefit ninemillion.org to support educational programs for refugee youth.  This worldwide campaign is available in 23 markets.

ninemillion.org is a campaign lead by UNHCR to promote education and sports to refugee children worldwide.  Microsoft has a seven year relationship with UNHCR which began during the Kosovo crisis when employees built a registration database for refugees.  Both Microsoft and OSG have been involved in the campaign since it launched in June by hosting the site, setting up a space and now with the Click for Cause campaign. 

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You can also become a friend of ninemillion by visiting the Windows Live™ Space at http://nine-million.spaces.live.com.


Searching for a way to help? You’ve found it.

Support ninemillion.org by using Live Search. Each time you search here until March 31, 2007, Microsoft will make a contribution to ninemillion.org, a UN Refugee Agency-led campaign providing educational resources for the nine million refugee youth around the world.

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