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Cast Your Vote for the Punta de Mita Foundation at Microsoft's #UpgradeYourWorld

Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau
September 23, 2015

Microsoft is marking the Windows 10 launch by celebrating people and organizations who upgrade the world every day – and by helping them do even more. They are partnering with 10 global and 100 local nonprofits to help them upgrade the world. (Windows)

Microsoft recently launched the #UpgradeYourWorld campaign, which consists in offering monetary support to non-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are making a positive change in the world, as is the case with the Fundación Punta de Mita in the Riviera Nayarit.

The contest is active in 10 countries: Germany, Australia, China, the United States, France, India, Japan, Kenya, the United Kingdom and Mexico. In every country, 10 organizations will be receiving $50,000 USD. Currently there are five winners and the other five will be chosen via votes on social media.

The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau invites you to cast your vote for the Fundación Punta de Mita, an organization that has been helping the communities of Banderas Bay for over seven years. Its fortes are: health, education, the environment and community development.

It’s easy to vote: visit Twitter or Instagram and use the hashtags #UpgradeYourWorldMX, #Votopor and tag @Fundacion_MITA; the same goes for Facebook, just use the hashtags and tag @fundacionpuntademita.

You can also cast your vote here on Microsoft.com. Any questions you have can be answered on that page as well.

An example of the labor of love realized by the Fundación Punta de Mita in the communities of the Riviera Nayarit was the recent grant they secured in order to support other civil associations in the region; they were able to do this thanks to their domestic and international connections and their strong desire to help.

They also host several non-profit activities throughout the year, helping to improve the Riviera Nayarit as a destination. The polls will be closing at the end of the week, so get online and vote today!

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