Donation of $20,000 to support Program Services Area GIS Mapping Project.

Safe Software has donated technology valued at $20,000 US to the Children International Organization to support their Program Services Area GIS Mapping Project.

"We are extremely thankful for Safe Software's donation. The FME Universal Translator will greatly enhance our web mapping capabilities. It will help us handle data problems easily so we can focus on helping to solve the problems of poor children around the world," said Pat McDonnell, Vice President of Program Services at Children International. "Not only has Safe Software donated the FME technology, but also has provided technical support in helping us learn how to use it, which we really appreciate."

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Safe Software is committed to assisting organizations, researchers, and institutes around the world with projects by providing them with cutting-edge spatial data translation and transformation technology.

Children International's mission is to help children living in dire poverty. Through the generosity of contributors they provide needy children with a variety of programs and services to meet their basic needs, enhance their human dignity and raise their physical and educational levels in a meaningful, lasting way.

Since 1936, Children International has been providing assistance to children and families struggling in terrible poverty. Today, through sponsorship, they help children in 10 countries - Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Nepal, the Philippines and the United States. And through children and family assistance programs in the West Bank/Jerusalem area, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, we're giving hope to children and adults affected by extreme poverty. For more information, visit