Investing in Our Communities

Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development

Adopt-iT: India CSR Program

Our Vision

Our vision is to find ways to use technology and our resources to enable social change, by supporting disadvantaged local communities, improving their lives, work skills and capabilities, encouraging gender equality and inclusive education for all and helping them gain access to finance, health and jobs. Our Adopt-iT program focuses on India, a material location for Temenos as it represents 64% of our total employee concentration.

Highlights

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Computer labs in ​8 Government Schools,​ 1 University and 1 Sensory lab for children and youth with special needs in Chennai and Bangalore

19200

Students reached

278

Need and merit-based scholarships provided to 2nd, 3rd and 4th year​ Anna University College of Engineering in Chennai in 2019-2021​

2170 +

Temenos employee volunteering hours teaching and coaching students in 2019-2021​

Transforming Lives and Changing Futures

2017

We built the first computer lab in MCN Higher Secondary School in Chennai, helping students gain digital skills.

2018-19

We built two more computer labs in St. Columba’s Higher Secondary School in Chennai and Government Kannada Higher Primary School in Bangalore.

2018-19

We also built girls’ restrooms in these two schools, helping girls stay in school and gain equal access to education and opportunities in life.

2019

We built two solar-aided computer labs to RBANC School in Chennai and Government High School in Bangalore.

2019

We built a solar-aided Temenos Innovation Lab at Anna University in Chennai.

2019

We provided 46 need and merit-based scholarships to 2nd year Anna University College of Engineering in Chennai.

2020

We built two solar-powered computer labs to Madras Progressive Higher Secondary school and Mary Clubwala Jadhav Girls Higher Secondary School in Chennai.

2020

We provided 92 need and merit-based
scholarships to qualifying 2nd and 3rd year students of Anna University College of Engineering in Chennai.

2020

Temenos Adopt-iT volunteering took a new dimension as our employees, despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, continued coaching and teaching the students virtually. Adapted to the new normal, our people dedicated more than 500 hours to be next to the students of the Adopt-iT schools, to close the digital divide and eliminate the homework gap and to continue to inspire these students to pursue their dreams and progress in their lives.

2020

We provided Covid-19 preventative kits to the students of the Adopt-iT schools that we support in India and additional kits to ten more Government schools and two Government Education Headquarters in Chennai and Bangalore, India.

2021

We built two more solar-powered computer labs to Lady Willingdon Girls School and Chennai Higher Secondary School in Chennai.

2021

We made a difference in the lives of children in youth with special needs at Kumaran Special School by building a Sensory Lab to support the individual learning requirements.​

2021

As part of our environmental responsibility program, we build a larger training room and added solar panels at the first computer lab we established at MCN High School in Chennai.​

2021

We provided additional 140 need and merit-based scholarships to qualifying 2nd, 3rd and 4rt year students at Anna University College of Engineering in Chennai, totaling 278 scholarships up-to-date.

2021

Temenos Adopt-iT volunteers continued to train and educate children, both on-site and remotely due to the Covid-19 emergency. Our employees spent over 170 hours with Adopt-iT students as they adjusted to the new normal, encouraging them to pursue their objectives and achieve progress in their lives.​

2021

Since the onset of Covid-19, we helped as many kids and families as possible. We provided “New normal and happiness” preventative kits to around 6.500 students and 400 employees from ten government schools and two government education offices in Chennai and Bangalore.

2021

We also provided Covid-19 related medical supplies to seven hospitals in Chennai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad, assisting over 10.000 individuals.

2021

In 2017, we established “Adopt a Kid – India” a long-term Education Support Program in which Temenos employees supported the education of children from low-income households. This year we helped 151 kids, while Temenos matched all employee contributions with an additional donation.

Giving Students a Head Start With Our Adopt iT Program in India

It was with enormous pride that I saw first-hand the impact of the invaluable work of Temenos volunteers in India – supplying school children with modern IT equipment and encouraging them to stay in school as part of our global CSR program, Adopt iT.

Employee Engagement and Volunteering

CSR Volunteering Bangalore
CSR Volunteering St Columba Children
CSR Volunteering St Columba

Our Temenos employees volunteer their time and skills during the initial phase to help with the setup of the computer labs, as well as throughout the year, by providing basic IT skills training to the students, as well as tutoring to those who need it.

Transforming Lives and Changing Futures