Vancouver, BC – May 26, 2008 – Simba Technologies Inc., a Vancouver-based global leader in standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity, announced today that its corporate team raised $4,200, including a $1000 company donation, for the World Partnership Walk 2008 to combat global poverty.
The World Partnership Walk is an annual, non-profit, volunteer lead initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada to increase awareness and raise funds to help fight global poverty. Tens of thousands of Canadians in cities across Canada joined on Sunday, May 25th to walk and be part of the solution end global poverty.
This year marked the 24th consecutive year for the Walk. According to Walk organizers, more than $40 million has been raised since the Walk’s inception, with $5 million raised last year alone to enhance education, improve healthcare, increase rural incomes and build capacity of community organizations in Asia and Africa.
“We are proud to be part of the solution to end global poverty,” said Amyn Rajan, Simba’s CEO. “The World Partnership Walk is a great initiative, raising awareness and combating global poverty with 100% of funds raised going directly to international development and zero spent on administration. Simba and its employees are cognizant of our growing roles as global citizens and we’re committed to help foster others in less developed areas.”
More information about the World Partnership Walk may be found on the Walk’s website, www.worldpartnershipwalk.com.
About Simba Technologies Inc.
Simba Technologies Inc. (http://www.simba.com) is the recognized world leader in standards-based data access products, solutions and services. Simba delivers data connectivity and interoperability solutions to many of the world’s leading companies on various platforms, including Windows, Solaris and Linux. Simba’s best-in-class products support multiple interfaces, including ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO), XML for Analysis (XMLA), ADO, ADO.NET, ADOMD, and ADOMD.NET.
Simba’s software is used worldwide. Its customers include leading independent software vendors and global enterprises, like ABAS Software, Alterian PLC, Infor, Microsoft, Oracle, Poet GmbH, SAP AG, Sequiter Software, and Unify Corporation.