News : Interactive Intelligence Campaign Efforts Donate to Impoverished Communities
Indianapolis, August 21, 2014 -- Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ), a global provider of software and services designed to improve the customer experience, in partnership with Oxfam, has helped donate 524 goats to impoverished communities worldwide.
The donation is a result of the Interactive Intelligence Goat Giveaway, an ongoing campaign initiated in 2011 that offers a goat to a needy individual or family in exchange for an in-person appointment with a prospective business customer.
"Goats are very hardy, providing fertilizer and food for a family for years," said Amy DiPaola, director of marketing operations and events for Interactive Intelligence. "As a result, these gifts play an invaluable part in helping rural communities throughout Africa, Asia, India, and other impoverished areas create sustainable, self-sufficient futures. I want to thank everyone who has agreed to meet with us as part of this campaign, and in so doing has made the world a better place."
Donations are used to support Oxfam America's efforts around the world. Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice. As one of 17 members of the international Oxfam confederation, it works with people in more than 90 countries to create lasting solutions to poverty.
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Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) is a global provider of cloud services for customer engagement, communications and collaboration designed to help businesses worldwide improve service, increase productivity and reduce costs. Backed by a 20-plus year history of industry firsts, 100-plus patent applications, and more than 6,000 global customer deployments, Interactive offers customers fast return on investment, along with robust reliability, scalability and security. It's also the only company recognized by the top global industry analyst firm as a leader in both the cloud and on-premises customer engagement markets. The company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and has more than 2,000 employees worldwide
Published: Friday, August 22, 2014