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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].

Spotlight on South Africa: Nonprofit Profiles from SANGONeT

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's partner in Africa, SANGONeT , has compiled case studies and profiles of the South African nonprofits and charities they serve.

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.

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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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Data, Data Everywhere: But How Does It Relate to You and Your Work?

Tech Soup Blog

organizations, and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) can work with. As Internet and mobile access grows, more data is made open online.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!!

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 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.

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.

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.

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

Nedspace Co-Working Space in Portland, Oregan will send three Cambodians to college if.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can request a  NedSpace tour via Twitter @neddotcom or phone 503-502-0185 This is a modest request and who knows if it will work

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.

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.

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We’re a former grantee and we hope that our work and Gates funding priorities coincide again in the future. Why do I do it? Student privacy.

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 ! 

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.

Medical Records for Gitwe

gokubi.com

While success was in doubt up until the last minute (why do I work in technology?) we pulled it out at the 11th hour. Volunteer. Help out.

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.

#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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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

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

Skype: the Link Between the UK and Uganda

Tech Soup Blog

" Alongside Africa recently received a selection of Skype credit vouchers as a donation via Technology Trust , TechSoup Global's UK partner.

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.

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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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.

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.

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?

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.