Seeds for the Future is our global CSR flagship program. It is our most heavily invested CSR activity, and we will continue to invest in the program over the long term. Initiated by Huawei in 2008, the program seeks to develop local ICT talent, enhance knowledge transfer, promote a greater understanding of and interest in the telecommunications sector, and improve and encourage regional building and participation in the digital community.
Up to the end of 2016, the program had been implemented in 95 countries and international organization worldwide, benefiting over 30,000 students from 280 universities; among them, more than 2,700 university students from have taken a study trip to the Huawei headquarters.
Huawei works actively with partners on joint projects dedicated to improving educational environments and exposing young people to more educational opportunities. Huawei's Telecom Seeds for the Future project gives global students a precious opportunity to go to China so as to experience its culture and learn ICT knowledge and skills.