Philanthropy

Why We Give – Child Slavery Still Exists

How We’re Helping Fight Child Slavery in West Africa Slavery still exists. Around the world, children are one of the primary victims of slavery—especially those working in agriculture in developing countries. Since 2014, IntelliTect has partnered with International Justice Mission (IJM) to fight child slavery in the fishing industry on Lake Volta, Ghana. Lake Volta is considered to be the…

2019 Philanthropy Update

Why We Do What We Do IntelliTect’s commitment to finding innovative solutions to the world’s most difficult problems extend beyond software development into social justice and anti-poverty work. Last year, IntelliTect provided financial support to several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working toward ending slavery (click here to learn more), giving legal protection to women suffering extreme gender violence (click here for…

2018 Philanthropy Update

  At its core, IntelliTect is a problem-solving company. So, it makes sense that we’ve dedicated significant time toward solving some of the world’s most pressing issues relating to poverty and injustice. Over the past decade, IntelliTect has partnered with African NGOs to build schools in war-ravaged South Sudan and bring justice to widows in Nigeria. Additionally, we’ve funded municipal…

IntelliTect supports La Escuela Integrada in Antigua, Guatemala

During Spring 2014, Mark and Elisabeth Michaelis, the owners of IntelliTect, took their family to Antigua, Guatemala for a vision trip analyzing business and philanthropy opportunities. While there, they toured both campuses of La Escuela Integrada, a school offering free education to children unable to pay the school fees required for Guatemala’s “free public education”. Many of these students live…

IntelliTect and Local Businesses Hold Holiday Home Essentials Drive

This holiday season IntelliTect invited several local businesses to participate in a household essentials drive to benefit the Spokane based organizations Hearth Homes and the Northwest Connect Hands Up Non-Food Pantry. The drive took place December 1-12th at Tilton Excavation Co., The Liberty Lake Athletic Club, Northwest Health Systems and Casey Family Dental. “We have teamed up with IntelliTect and…

IntelliTect Giving Priorities and Values

IntelliTect is deeply committed to using a significant portion of our profits to improve the quality of life for people with needs in our local community and around the world. We designate some of our time, expertise, and profits for projects in our own neighborhoods of Spokane and Spokane Valley, Washington. We also target debilitating poverty around the world by…

IntelliTect Partners with Compassion International

IntelliTect partners with Compassion International to bring basic life needs, education and counseling to children and their moms around the world. Some of our employees have chosen to join Compassion International’s worldwide child-sponsorship program that matches families with a child in poverty. These employees trade letters, pictures and special gifts back and forth between themselves and their sponsor children. As…

Building Infrastructure in Kirindon, Kenya

Since 2011, IntelliTect has joined with a small number of Northwest based individuals and companies to fund the Water, Sanitation, and Health (WASH) program in Kirindon, Kenya. The community of Kirindon, which is about 250 miles west of Nairobi, is a rural, poverty stricken community that has been severely lacking in access to clean drinking water and proper sanitation. World Vision’s…