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How SMS Alerts Are Helping Curb Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

Mobile Commons

To combat the Ebola epidemic in Africa, international aide workers looked for ways to educate the public about the virus.

Give up a Gift for Africa

SocialFish

lived in Africa for three years, as a child, and I know from direct experience that we often forget the abundance we have here in the US. link].

Blog for water and get to Africa

Amy Sample Ward

possibility to win $15,000 for your favorite charity that’s working in the front lines of the global water crisis. Have you signed up?

Engineers Without Borders Canada

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As an engineer who has been working on social good for over twenty years, and felt pretty lonely the first ten or so, it's exciting to run into an organization that has many engineers in the field (in Africa), and tens of thousands of members around Canada! Oh, and at least half of the engineering students here are women.

CEO’s Update: Fall 2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As we look forward to 2015, we recognize that much work remains to be done, and we definitely need your continued support. Thank you!

Ramping up on Africa

gokubi.com

A few weeks ago I felt a change in the force that drives me to do my work. wrote about how Africa has leapt back to the forefront of my mind , back to a position of prominence it held long ago. have much to learn and catch up on as try to get reconnected to Africa. They’re all great: Afrigadget – making in Africa.

Kipp and Philip of the Social Development Network in east Africa

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I've just ended an exciting three week long Africa trip to Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana. Uchaguzi was a crowd-sourcing tool SODNET worked together with Ushahidi to deliver around the recent Kenyan referendum. Given the election violence of a few years ago, this is a major area of work in Kenya to help prevent a re-occurrence.

How Digital Inclusion Is Done in Africa

Tech Soup Blog

Namibia is a medium-sized country that borders South Africa. It's located on the southwest Atlantic coast of Africa. Citizen Connect.

Africa Mentoring Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The idea for the project came from Nigerian blogger Ore Somolu who is presently working with a group of young women from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia on the Young Caucacus Women Project. So, I immediately emailed Ore to volunteer as a mentor. Initially there will be a pilot project limited to Nigerian women. which I had taken in the fall.

Ways To Use Twitter Lists for Your Nonprofit Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, I was looking for a list of Twitter users from Africa - and after some conversation with Kabissa on Twitter, I found their lists.

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

Note, WorldRemit, which is the service behind M-Pesa has now expanded its service to  Afghanistan, South Africa, India and in 2014, to Eastern Europe.

What Advice Would You Give to Women in Africa About using Web2.0 Tools to Advance their Work?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

also had a chance to work with Ore through Nancy White and KM4DEV Technology Stewardship issue. Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC).

Breadline Africa's Blogger Bakeoff: Bake Bread, Give Dough

Have Fun - Do Good

Here's how it works. 1. Make a donation to Breadline Africa. Invite your friends and readers to donate to Breadline Africa. Eish!!

Join Our 24-Hour Round-the-World Twitter Chat

Tech Soup Blog

We'll dig into how organizations are storytelling — what they are learning, how they are succeeding, and what is and isn't working.

Data Digest: Moneyball Giving, Data and Philanthropy, Data for Africa

Tech Soup Blog

The rational for "seeing data as a state" rather than a donor in Africa to help answer policymakers questions is also explained.

How Online Work Can Save America

Tech Soup Blog

In GreenTech we've explored how telework, or working remotely via the Internet, is good for the environment and will likely change the modern office. It is cloud-based work, which can be done anywhere where people can access the Internet. remain somewhat skeptical that online work will save America.

How Faith-Based Hope Endeavors Effectively Fights the AIDS Epidemic and Changes Lives in the U.S. and Africa

Tech Soup Blog

Two 14-year-old girls, one in the US and one in Malawi, had their lives changed when they joined forces to fight the AIDS epidemic in Africa.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

The link need to be like so: Africa. Africa. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Working with the Media | MCN Communications Roundtable. even

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Your great work will be validated, and you will be energized to move beyond current paradigms and find innovative ways to increase your impact.

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

The link need to be like so: Africa. Africa. Washington, DC: DC Action Work Night! Africa. Well, there are! spanhidden.

How Faith-Based Hope Endeavors Effectively Fights the AIDS Epidemic and Changes Lives in the U.S. and Africa

Tech Soup Blog

Two 14-year-old girls, one in the US and one in Malawi, had their lives changed when they joined forces to fight the AIDs epidemic in Africa.

TweetsGiving: Show Your Gratitude With Epic Change

Amy Sample Ward

This year, the Epic Change team are working on building a technology lab there.  There’s just one week before TweetsGiving ! 

International Women’s Day: Using Technology to Empower Women and Girls

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Their studies, work with technology, and their lives have been disrupted. March 8th is International Women’s Day.

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

What are you up to right now in Africa? Tags: events interview africa epic change fundraising philanthropy tweetsgiving twitter

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

What are you up to right now in Africa? Tags: events interview africa epic change fundraising philanthropy tweetsgiving twitter

#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To better understand why this campaign was successful, the Africa Cancer Foundation conducted donor research and  prepared this report.

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Akilah Institute for Women: Social Media Workshop

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

worked with 39 young women between the ages of 18-30. The mission is to  empower young women in East Africa to [.] Akilah workshop.

Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

work as a trainer and capacity builder for nonprofits and technology and more lately social media and networked approaches. Conferences

The Link Between ICT and Science and Technology in Africa: Implications for Civil Society Organisations

Tech Soup Blog

European Foundation Week Session: Science and Technology partnerships with Africa: Oppor tunities for European Foundations presented by the South African Department of Science and Technology, as part of the European South African Science and Technology Advancement Programme , 31st May 2010. read more.

So, You Want to Be like charity: water?

Connection Cafe

The world works in mysterious ways. Your organization has everything it needs to be as cool as charity: water. I’ll explain.

How Charities Get Tech Support in Uganda

Tech Soup Blog

Uganda is no different except for one thing: its amazing NetSquared Regional Ambassador for East Africa, Robert Kibaya. What Is NetSquared?

Research Friday: The gift

ASU Lodestar Center

Her research focuses on the relationship between poverty, privilege, and social justice; especially in regards to NGO work and anti-racism efforts.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

The link need to be like so: Africa. Africa. TARGET END LINKS ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America. Mississauga, Ontario: HUSTLE HOUR — Bring Your Work! Mississauga, Ontario: HUSTLE HOUR — Bring Your Work! Africa. Europe.

Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

The link need to be like so: Africa. Africa + Middle East. Mississauga, Ontario: Hustle Hour — Bring Your Work! Europe.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofit social media managers that work internationally, Dulingo’s design and gamification make it fun to learn the basics of a new language.

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IntraHealth International Launches OPEN Initiative to Improve Public Health in Africa

Tech Soup Blog

A couple weeks back, IntraHealth International — a supporter of TechSoup Global — launched a terrific new collaboration with great music artists, technologists, and health care workers in order to further benefit programs for urgent health needs in Africa. read more.

Social Media, Networking, and African Women’s Leadership Training in Rwanda

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Needless to say, I learned a lot! Most of the training days took place in rural Rwanda on Lake Muhazi – which was a beautiful place.

Visit Zambia with LearnAsOne!

Amy Sample Ward

LearnAsOne is a charity that works with local partners and communities in Africa to fund schools and support their running costs. Tags: community digital learning africa education Steve Heyes, a colleague and founder of LearnAsOne , has just embarked on a great journey to Zambia and you’re invited! What do you need?

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

The link need to be like so: Africa. Africa. Victoria, British Columbia: Collaborate Effectively and Develop Your Work Flow.

Winning at Pinning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, in the villages of rural Africa where Camfed works, local community members play an essential role in helping girls succeed in school.