Bernd strongly believes that children should be provided the same educational opportunities regardless of where they live. As such, he is always looking at supporting NGO’s through pro-bono work or at reduced rates. In particular, Bernd has advised organizations and governments on how to effectively utilize technology to bridge the digital divide. He has been involved in ICT (Information Communication Technology) for development for a decade. As part of the Intel Word Ahead and Intel Education programs, he was instrumental in designing solutions for rural and remote area. He designed and implemented solar powered computer labs in Zambia and Philippines. He was also the chief architect in a joint project with USAID to bring internet access using wireless and satellite technology to a remote part of Vietnam.