SOURCE: Sitio Express

August 24, 2010 09:15 ET

Millionaire Donation for Latin American SMEs

Sitio Express Announced That the Donations Will Be Distributed Thru Public and Private Organizations That Have as Part of Their Mission to Support and to Stimulate the Digital Inclusion of the SMEs

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) - The amount of the donations will be of $10 million dollars that will come from the program of Corporate Social Responsibility of Sitio Express, the leading company in Latin America in the design and creation of Web sites.

As of this date, the program will grant as donation licenses to develop, design and create Web sites free, so that thousands of micro, small companies and independent professionals in Latin America can have their own Web sites.

Using the licenses that Sitio Express will donate, the SMEs will be able to have their own Web site with professional design, state-of-the-art technology, applications Web 2.0, in several languages, with its own virtual store and content administrator.

Reach and implementation

The program of Enterprise Social Responsibility was designed to be channeled in Spanish speaking countries through public and private organizations which have as part of their mission to support and to stimulate the digital inclusion of SMEs.

The program will be implemented exclusively through: Government Ministries, Public, Agencies and Organizations at national, regional and local level, Chambers of Commerce, Trade and Professional Associations and Charities, who can have access to the program and apply for the donations at: www.rse-sitioexpress.org

According to Diana Rivera, Manager of Public Affairs of Sitio Express: "Our program of Corporate Social Responsibility originates from our conviction that we all must contribute to the construction of a better world and to that aim, we are committed to share our knowledge, resources and expertise in the creation of Web sites for the benefit of the SMEs, independent owners of businesses and professionals in Latin America."

More than 6000 companies already have created successfully their own Web sites with Sitio Express and according to the Observatory for the Digital Development of the Americas: "Sitio Express is recognized as one of the companies that are contributing the most to Web inclusion and digital participation of the SMEs in Latin America."

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