CloudFactory aims to provide an assembly line of digital workers in developing countries that can help get jobs completed more quickly while boosting employment and providing training opportunities.
With a focus on “unlocking the human potential” in areas struck by poverty,CloudFactory is also hoping to invest its funds back into its contractors,providing training through a non-profit arm as well as offering ‘Cloud Worker Kits’—a netbook or tablet,headphone with microphone and a wireless internet dongle—to help workers to do their job. The kits will be funded partly by donations and partly by microloans allowing workers to pay a portion of the costs back over time,although this aspect of CloudFactory is yet to be set up. On top of this,CloudFactory give ten percent of their gross income to Nepalese charities.
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