Multi-Country Rollout of Salesforce to Support Workforce Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Cloud 4 Good

Education For Employment’s (EFE) mission is simple: to create economic opportunities for unemployed youth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), allowing them to create a brighter future for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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. Tags: blogging campaigns africa bloggers campaign contest water Changents is hosting a contest with P&G Give Health calling for bloggers to share why they are clean water Change Agents. What’s in it for bloggers? A few great things: winner joins a P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program expedition.

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25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is an annual research project that examines how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. Online giving technology – combined with access to a 24/7 global news cycle and more affordable international travel – has led to an increase in donors with an empathic worldview. Africa. Currrently, WhatsApp inspires 20% of giving in Africa.

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Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report (the sister report to the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report ) will be published September 15, 2020 , and for the first time, we are conducting an open call for partners worldwide. For the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report, we are seeking partners that are nonprofit organizations, service providers, and/or media outlets who are willing to promote the online survey via email and on social media.

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Newly Released in English, español, français e português! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. This year the benchmarks are available for six regions: Africa. A global average of the benchmark data – as well as Global NGO Technology Effectiveness Ratings – are also provided. The Global NGO Technology Report is the only crowdsourced, multilingual survey and report for the NGO sector.

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Newly Released! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now in its third edition, the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report provides 100+ donor benchmarks for NPOs, NGOs, and charities worldwide. In addition to the global benchmarks, this year the benchmarks are also available for six regions: Africa.

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25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

6,057 donors completed the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey and based on their responses, the donor community worldwide is made up of primarily women (65%) who have a liberal ideology (53%) , characterize themselves as religious (72%), and give between ($101-$1,000 USD) annually (43%). Global. Increased access to online and mobile giving technology in Africa, Asia, and South America will likely grow these numbers significantly in coming years. Africa .

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The Upcoming E-Waste and Refurbishment Standards Conference in South Africa

Tech Soup Blog

As collection and processing of e-waste and discarded electronics in Africa reaches worrisome proportions, industry leaders and policymakers from all over the world are meeting in Cape Town, South Africa on June 7, 2013. A recent UN study finds that domestic consumption is the main contributor to Africa's growing e-waste problem. Africa now has more mobile phone users than either the U.S.

39 Social Media Stats from the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report has over 1,000 useful statistics for NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. The data is also available in the report in infographic format by region: Africa, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the United States & Canada. Are you an expert on how NGOs in Africa use technology?

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A Sneak Peak at Who Is Taking the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We are grateful to the 3,573 people who have taken the 2018 Global Trends In Giving Survey thus far. This year we are getting more participants from outside of the United States, but we definitely need more diversity in our survey respondents for the data to truly reflect the global donor community. English , español , français , and português – to reach a global audience. South Africa 3%. 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.

The First Global Martus Users Group Meeting

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This global Martus meeting brought together individuals who use Martus to address different human rights documentation and security needs in widely varied projects, to share their successes and challenges with the software. We’ve started chewing on the idea of secure user forums and other virtual watering holes to support the global network of users.

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Ramping up on Africa

gokubi.com

I wrote about how Africa has leapt back to the forefront of my mind , back to a position of prominence it held long ago. I have much to learn and catch up on as try to get reconnected to Africa. I’ve started connecting with interesting NGOs and entrepreneurs working in Africa. Through my contacts at work, I’ve been learning about some of the work being done in some of the countries in Africa. They’re all great: Afrigadget – making in Africa.

Mobilizing Impact at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

That was the theme of the ninth Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting that President Bill Clinton, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton recently convened in New York City last month. At CGI Annual Meetings, leaders from across sectors do more than just developing new ideas or getting inspired: they come together to take real action to address pressing global challenges. Our commitment was selected as an exemplary approach to addressing a global challenge.

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How Technology Barriers Slow Down Nonprofit Innovation In the Global South

Global Giving

Heartbreakingly, this reality is amplified further when you examine the Global South, and the life-changing work being done by small organizations there. The global need for accessible technology. Innovation in the Global South.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. The rational for "seeing data as a state" rather than a donor in Africa to help answer policymakers questions is also explained. Seeing Like a State in Africa: Data Needed.

Science and Technology Partnerships with Africa: Opportunities for European Foundations

Tech Soup Blog

This week, several TechSoup Global staffers are participating in Foundation Week in Brussels. European Foundation Week Session: Science and Technology Partnerships with Africa: Opportunities 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. This post comes from GuideStar International chair Buzz Schmidt.

Africa Mentoring Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Joitske , Nancy White , and Britt Bravo , I read about The African Mentoring Project , run by Ore Somolu from Nigeria and who I know from the Global s projects. I saw this while I was busy mentoring for the Young Caucasus Women Blogging Project. So, I immediately emailed Ore to volunteer as a mentor. The project is about: The African Mentoring Project was created as a way of encouraging and supporting Africans who want to start blogging.

Data Digest: Open Data for Africa Platform, Silent Data Revolution in MENA and Data Strategies

Tech Soup Blog

Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. This week have a look at the just completed Open Data for Africa platform and learn more about the brewing open data revolution in the MENA region.

TechSoup Global: Springing into Action

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global has had a busy year so far with new ventures, exciting contests, and global recognition. Here's peek into what we've been up to: TechSoup Global has two new posts on the Markets for Good blog, an effort by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Liquidnet to improve the system for generating, sharing, and acting upon data and information in the social sector. Technology for Good Goes Global.

Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa | Madeleine Bunting | Global development | guardian.co.uk

AFP Blog

Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa | Madeleine Bunting | Global development | guardian.co.uk : "Back in 2008, a group of bloggers based in Kenya came up with an idea in response to the wave of ethnic violence sweeping the country in the wake of elections: Ushahidi – meaning testimony in Swahili – aimed to use crowdsourcing to track a fast-moving crisis.

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23 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Reports for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Africa: 1. South Africa Giving 2019 :: Download. 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report Focus Italia :: Scarica il report. 2019 Informe Global sobre Tecnología de ONG :: Descargar. 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report :: Download.

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AI For Good: How 3 Nonprofits Grew Their Impact With Machine Learning

Global Giving

Featured Photo: ICT Education and Job Creation for Rural Africa by Learning Lions gUG. Have you used your data to be more accountable to your community? To improve equity in your programs? Have you exchanged data with like-minded organizations to grow your impact?

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

Tech Soup Blog

Last week, several TechSoup Global staffers participated in Foundation Week in Brussels. 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. This post comes from GuideStar International communications manager Keisha Taylor.

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. Doing Global Aids Relief from a Home Office. From Hope Endeavors’ headquarters in Michigan, Executive Director Darcy McLane runs a global operations and leads an army of volunteers and three on-the-ground staff members in Malawi. She has been able to will this global NGO into fruition from her kitchen table.

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. "If we invest in open source development training in Africa we will be supporting self-sufficient health professionals able to use technology and customize programs to address their critical health challenges.

Women Bloggers in Africa Celebrate International Women's Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy White posted about the Blog Mentoring in Africa project , run by Ore Somolu and Sokari Ekine that she found from reading Joitske's blog. I came across Ore's writing via Sokari Ekine's fantastic bridge blogging of the African blogosphere on Global s. Sokari has a summary on Global s on International Women's Day and how African bloggers have choosen to honour African women.

TechSoup Global Cloud Survey Results and Cloud Donations for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Also, developing countries like Egypt, South Africa, Mexico/Latin America, and India report plans to move to the cloud faster than everywhere else. We’d love to know what findings in our 2012 Global NGO Cloud Survey you find most interesting. When we surveyed NGOs and libraries around the world this year about where they are in regard to using and needing cloud based IT services, we didn’t know how far things have gone toward cloud adoption.

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

I came across Ore's writing via Sokari Ekine's fantastic bridge blogging of the African blogosphere on Global Voices. I was a mentor on Ore's Blog Mentoring Project in Africa as Joitske Hulsebosch also writes about. So, come join the conversation over at the project blog and share your thoughts with these amazing women in Africa about effective online networking. Oreoluwa Somolu I've known Oreoluwa Somolu virtually for several years.

Data for Global Health, Part II

Forum One

A couple of weeks ago a group of Seattle global health data experts met at the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute to continue a conversation we started earlier this year on global health data. We agreed that getting representation from commercial organizations like Google and Amazon at our Global Health Data meetings could well provide useful insights into the problems we wrestle with.).

The Guardian Reports on TechSoup Global/Guardian Charity Data Seminar

Tech Soup Blog

seminar that TechSoup Global hosted in collaboration with The Guardian. Some key highlights : Marnie Webb, co-CEO and Paul van Haver, director of global services at TechSoup Global, highlighted the need for charities to help transform the way they engage with and. Download Nathaniel Manning's PowerPoint presentation, Ushahidi: Made in Africa , or view his slides on SlideShare here. This post is republished with permission from GuideStar International's blog.

Must-Read Digital Marketing & Fundraising Reports for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2021 Global NGO Technology Survey & Open Data Project :: Take the Survey. 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report :: Download. 2019 Global NGO Technology Report :: Download. For Nonprofits in Africa: 1. South Africa Giving 2019 :: Download.

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Spotlight on TechSoup's Global Partners: Blogs, Hacks, How-Tos, and More!

Tech Soup Blog

Here's a glimpse of what's happening internationally around TechSoup Global: Connecting Up Australia. NGO Pulse (South Africa). Learn how a nonprofit in South Africa, the Papillon Foundation , helps unemployed people learn new skills and find jobs. From funding challenges to the need for better governance, find out about the current state of NGOs in South Africa and what must be done for it to improve.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya : his report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

What GlobalGiving Learned About The Second-Most Used Currency In The World

Global Giving

dollars and British pounds, and donors in India and East Africa can contribute in their local currencies via our partnerships with ImpactGuru and M-Changa. Part of being “GlobalGiving” is making sure we’re helping members of our community literally give globally! The Big Question.

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

TweetsGiving is a global celebration of gratitude and giving on November 24-26. What are you up to right now in Africa? Tags: events interview africa epic change fundraising philanthropy tweetsgiving twitter Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. I recently had the opportunity to connect with Avi Kaplan, the Community and Events Director at Epic Change , to discuss the upcoming TweetsGiving campaign and events.

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

TweetsGiving is a global celebration of gratitude and giving on November 24-26. What are you up to right now in Africa? Tags: events interview africa epic change fundraising philanthropy tweetsgiving twitter Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. I recently had the opportunity to connect with Avi Kaplan, the Community and Events Director at Epic Change , to discuss the upcoming TweetsGiving campaign and events.

Data Digest: Global Open Data Initiative, OpenData Latinoamérica, Big Data for Disaster Response

Tech Soup Blog

Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. This week check out the launch of the new Global Open Data Initiative, the pursuit for the release and use of open data in Latin America and thoughts on open data and democracy in Africa. Announcing the Global Open Data Initiative (GODI).

#Storymakers2014 Global Tweet Chat Explodes with Knowledge

Tech Soup Blog

in Auckland, New Zealand, TechSoup hosted a #Storymakers2014 global discussion via Twitter. Next, the conversation shifted continents and TechSoup Africa took over. On September 4, 2014, beginning at 3 p.m. As the conversation moved east around the globe, we witnessed an explosion of storytelling knowledge. The NetSquared Auckland group launched the event and shared four valuable insights into digital storytelling: Always have a hero. Know your paradigm or perspective.

Live The Questions Now

Global Giving

While maintaining the books for the company’s shipments to central Africa, Morel noticed something strange: Tons of ivory and rubber were arriving on Europe’s docks each day, but little except guns and ammunition were being sent south in exchange.

Shovel-ready Online Civic Projects #1: Global Development Commons

Forum One

Below I outline Project #1 - the "Global Development Commons". Project #1 Global Development Commons. education in Africa? , refugee resettlement in sub Saharan Africa?, Jump Starting the Global Development Commons - Content Ecosystem ?, How best to run HIV/AIDS prevention education for at-risk populations in Africa? Now - USAID has played a key role in launching the "Global Development Commons" concept. Technorati Tags: Global Development Commons.

Go Holiday Shopping with Your Global Girlfriend

Have Fun - Do Good

Global Girlfriend is an online fair trade store that sells handmade gifts made by women's non-profit programs and cooperatives. Global Girlfriend's founder, Stacey Edgar, received a Microsoft Start Something Amazing Awards Honorable Mention , and was named the 2005 Aveeno Woman with Organic Style. The creators of Global Girlfriend's merchandise come from all over the world: Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Nicaragua, South Africa, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam.

26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2019 Global NGO Technology Report :: Download. 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report :: Download. Please take the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey !]. Published by Global Web Index. For Nonprofits in Africa: 16. Published by EPIC-Africa.

TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey: What We Found Out and What to Do About It Part Two

Tech Soup Blog

We released our report on the 2012 TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey in September of 2012 and have now had a few months to ponder the findings and talk to several of you about what you think of them. TechSoup Global's NGO cloud survey found plenty of contradictions and confusion about cloud computing. Here are some examples: 62% of global respondents cite cost as an advantage to adopting cloud computing. The global NGO average is 36%.

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