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Change A Life


Computershare's Change a Life initiative funds projects that address poverty and empower communities to effect change around the world.

Since its introduction in 2006, over 5 million dollars has been raised from company-matched employee donations, shareholder dividend donations, corporate contributions and fundraising programs.
Today the Computershare community is supporting 4 projects, including Community Learning Centres (Phase 2) in Kenya, a  Farmer Managed Regeneration in Ghana, an Education Program in Sri Lanka and the ongoing maintenance of the Sunrise3 Village in Cambodia.
The Change a life program has sponsored a Mobile Eye Clinic and a Water and Sanitation project in Ethiopia, a Farmer Regeneration project in Chad, a Highland Education Program and the Building of Sunrise3 a village for orphaned children suffering from Aids in Cambodia. Computershare has also sponsored a Community development project in Laos and a Community Learning Centre (Phase 1) in Kenya. All these projects have been completed with fantastic results.
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In South Africa, the Change a Life Mike Thomson Trust was established following the murder of Computershare Senior Manager Mike Thomson in 2007. The Trust sponsors grassroots initiatives aimed at combating crime, as well as providing support to victims of crime,with a special focus on children.