Intel works with governments worldwide on programs that increase access to technology – helping people with better education, improved healthcare, and economic opportunity.
300 programs, 70 countries, and counting
The Intel World Ahead Program makes 21st century technology more affordable and accessible for millions of people worldwide.
Through hands-on collaboration with governments, telecommunications providers, technology companies, and other organizations, Intel World Ahead increases access to digital devices, the Internet, and local content. Working together with our partners, we develop long-term approaches that strengthen communities and encourage sustainable social and economic development.
This year, we’re helping another billion people enjoy the benefits of technology by focusing on these key program areas: access, connectivity, education, healthcare, and digital content and services.
We lead efforts around the world to make technology more affordable, available, and better suited to local needs.
Success story: In Chile, our collaboration with the Chile Public Purchasing Program helped create 250,000 new jobs and spur significant small business growth.
We work with telecommunications providers to bring technology to new users. Affordable and desirable packages with PCs, Internet access, and valuable software have introduced millions to the modern digital world.
Success story: In Vietnam, we worked with local telecom VNPT to create affordable, bundled technology solutions, resulting in 641,000 new broadband subscriptions.
Through innovative and collaborative education programs, Intel helps governments improve the quality of education and prepare the next generation for success in the global economy.
Success story: A comprehensive education improvement program in Argentina has helped thousands of teachers and students improve learning outcomes.
Healthcare programs such as the Intel® 1Mx15 Health initiative provide the technology and resources emerging countries need to provide better care at a lower cost to more people.
Success story: In Nigeria, Intel technology–enabled medical teams increased patients served by 270 percent in one year, with a 900 percent increase in disease detection.
We develop and support digital content, services, and applications in local languages.
Success story: Our award-winning Intel skoool™ Learning and Teaching Technology provides free online resources for math and science, and is now available in 20 countries and seven languages.