Have you ever wondered what it’s like to go on an overseas field trip or talk to people from different countries—without taking a single step out of your classroom? With Skype and a steady Internet connection, this is entirely possible. In fact, it is already taking place around the world.
The launch of Microsoft’s latest operating system (OS), Windows 10, was met with much fanfare, and Microsoft plans to keep up the momentum by committing to a year-long #UpgradeYourWorld programme—a campaign to fund and inspire positive change across the globe through the work of nonprofit organisations and individuals.
Known as the ‘rice bowl’ of the country, the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam stretches across lush greenery interlaced with rivers and canals. Fertile and densely-populated, it is home to 17 million people.