LOS ANGELES & PORTLAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Emburse, a global leader in expense management software and accounts payable automation, has launched an initiative with human-I-T to improve digital literacy in underserved communities throughout the Los Angeles region.
Emburse will donate hundreds of laptops as well as several large-screen TVs to human-I-T, which repurposes corporate IT hardware to help provide computers, internet connectivity and training to low-income groups. The laptops, which are securely wiped by Emburse prior to donation, are then resold by human-I-T to fund its initiatives. Sales proceeds are used to provide consumer-grade Chromebooks to schools and individuals, as well as subsidizing low-cost internet connections and providing digital training. human-I-T also takes broken IT equipment to teach computer repair skills.
“Emburse’s mission of humanizing work reaches beyond the organization itself, and into the communities where we all live. One of the biggest barriers to a more equal society is the