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Southeast Asia, Social Enterprise Accidental Tour!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just spent almost three weeks in Thailand and Laos on a combined work and vacation trip. Roughly once a year when I travel overseas, my wife Virginia puts up her hand and says “that’s the one!” So, we stretched out my visits to Bangkok, Vientiane and Chiang Mai to include some sight-seeing and, of course, shopping for Christmas presents in predominately Buddhist countries.

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Malaysian not-for-profits to get a Google leg up | Digital News Asia

AFP Blog

Malaysian not-for-profits to get a Google leg up | Digital News Asia : "GOOGLE Malaysia has launched a programme that it said would enable not-for-profit organisations in the country to better serve their respective causes by making use of some of the company’s tools for free or at “highly discounted” rates.

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Social, mobile boost small nonprofits' reach, relationships - ZDNet Asia News

AFP Blog

Social, mobile boost small nonprofits' reach, relationships - ZDNet Asia News : Mobile and social media are essential for charities, especially if they want to attract the "iTunes, Facebook and YouTube generation", said David Erasmus, philanthropist and chief executive of Givey.

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Current Online Activities in Asia-Pacific Nonprofits

NetWits

Blackbaud has just released the 2010 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Survey results for the Asia Pacific. I’ve just completed a quick review of this, and I believe there are some interesting statistics that can help give us a picture of what online priorities Asia-Pacific organisations have. It appears that a majority of Asia-Pacific Non-Profits use their website primarily as an engagement and communication tool, with online giving coming in second.

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When did our Senate move to Asia?

Judi Sohn

I just got this email to C3's general inbox: Hello, I´m the webmaster of senate.gov We are moving our website and want to request a change of your outgoing link ( [link] ) to our new website, you would help us very much to make the change sucsesfull. Our new webadress is [link] Kind Regards Webmaster of senate.gov. What's this "new" site?

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Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand — and now Vietnam and Indonesia. TechSoup Asia Asia is a nonprofit collaborative venture between TechSoup Global and its local nonprofit organization partners, Connecting Up Australia and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Digital Divide nonprofits nonprofit foundations IT communications Technology tsfoundationsorg TechSoup Asia Vietnam Indonesia

Asia's richest man takes Facebook stake - Technology - BrisbaneTimes

AFP Blog

Asia's richest man takes Facebook stake - Technology - BrisbaneTimes: "Li, 79, will receive a 0.4 per cent stake in Palo Alto-based Facebook in return for his investment, according to a person familiar with the matter who requested anonymity. The cash is coming from Li's personal foundation, the person said. The billionaire's business interests, anchored by the Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison

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SDA Asia Magazine::Features::Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google Apps

AFP Blog

SDA Asia Magazine::Features::Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google Apps: "Friday, 13 July 2007Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google AppsGoogle, often known for using every inch of space in its site for marketing is now doing something good. It has offered Google applications free of cost to nonprofit organisations

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ComputerPartner - UPDATE - Microsoft donates staff time to charity in Asia

AFP Blog

ComputerPartner - UPDATE - Microsoft donates staff time to charity in Asia : "UPDATE - Microsoft donates staff time to charity in Asia 24 feb 2006 | 08:11 uur Microsoft Corp. will give every employee in Asia three-days paid leave this year to pursue community service projects aimed at narrowing the digital divide in the continent, the company said Friday.

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Free Webinar on December 12! Five Social Media Best Practices for NGOs in Asia Pacific

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Even though a large percentage of NGOs in Asia Pacific now regularly use social media in their online fundraising and communications campaigns, few social media practitioners in the NGO sector have been properly trained on how to best utilize sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Please Note: This webinar is sponsored by Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific. Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Indian Standard Time). Cost: Free!

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Announcing… Social Media Webinars for Nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Lately I have been receiving a lot of requests from nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia for recorded versions of my social media webinars. However, I don’t record my webinars and the current schedule is not compatible with nonprofits located in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia since most nonprofit staff are still sleeping (and dreaming) when they are being presented live to nonprofits in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Western Europe.

Free Webinar for Nonprofits in Asia Pacific! How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Successfully and Build Their Digital Libraries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Link: Social Media for Social Good: Lessons Learned from Nonprofits in Southeast Asia. Date: To accomodate all schedules, this webinar will be presented twice – Tuesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 26. Time: 12-1:30pm Singapore/Kuala Lumpur. 10-11:30am New Delhi; 2-3:30 Sydney; 4-6:30pm Auckland). Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up here to attend on Tuesday, April 24 or Sign up here to attend on Thursday, April 26. Presented By: Heather Mansfield.

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FYI: I’m in Southeast Asia Giving Social Media Trainings to Nonprofits!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Citizenship Microsoft Asia Pacific is keeping me pretty busy. Most nonprofits in Southeast Asia are in the early stages of using social media and I’ve been provided the honor and the privilege to help them skip years of making mistakes by providing them the knowledge that the nonprofit sector in the United States, Canada, and the U.K.

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What Is TechSoup Up To in Asia (Now)?

Tech Soup Blog

Aletha Schelby is Program Manager for TechSoup Asia. Growing from serving just the United States and Canada to now 38 countries (including nine in the Asia/Pacific region) in just under five years offers plenty of opportunity for learning and change. Enter TechSoup Asia , newly launched in 2011 thanks to a generous grant from Microsoft! For now, I invite you to visit TechSoup Asia , like us on Facebook, and tell your friends!

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For Nonprofits in Oceania and Asia :: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 25. Time: 11am – 12:30pm AEDT ( View Time by City ). Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. In Europe, Africa, the Middle East, or India? Register here! In the United States, Canada, or Latin America? Register here! Based upon the book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , this webinar begins with defining Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0

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Free Webinar for Nonprofits in Asia Pacific! How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Successfully and Build Their Digital Libraries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Link: Social Media for Social Good: Lessons Learned from Nonprofits in Southeast Asia. Date: Thursday, April 26. Time: 12-1:30pm Singapore/Kuala Lumpur. 10-11:30am New Delhi; 2-3:30 Sydney; 4-6:30pm Auckland). Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up ! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. This 90-minute social media how-to webinar is ideal for nonprofit communications and fundraising staff.

Asia/Pacific Partners Meeting: Disaster Recovery, Knowledge Sharing, Cloud Computing, and More

Tech Soup Blog

It was the perfect storm: we knew it was time to host a meeting of TechSoup Global's partners in the Asia/Pacific region. Last month, I got to attend Ashoka's Tech4Society conference in Hyderabad, India, as a guest writer for the AshokaTech blog. TechSoup Co-CEO Daniel Ben-Horin was also attending Tech4Society as an Ashoka senior fellow.

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5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

EveryAction

Asylum Access focuses on refugees from Africa, Asia, and Latin America (the areas with most of the world’s refugees), and works to help refugees assert their rights in the present and transform systems for a safer and more just future. World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20th to honor and commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of past and current refugees across the globe.

Preetam Rai, Global Voices Southeast Asia Editor, is helping to send Leng Sopharath to College! Why Not You Too!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's Preetam on the right. He is the third person to contribute and the first donor that I've met face-to-face. That's powerful. I've raised some money from my cause from people who are my friends online, but I've never met offline. Why is that? Preetam Rai knows more about Southeast Asian blogs and bloggers than anyone else in the world! He's an editor at Global Voices and his personal blog, Better Days , where I first learned about RSS readers and how to use bloglines.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Communicaiton Coordination in the middle of Choas

Network-Centric Advocacy

mashups » January 10, 2008 Communicaiton Coordination in the middle of Choas While our campaigns will never get to the intensity of the coverage the Tsunami there is lots of interesting ground experience to tease out of Communicating Disasters: An Asia Pacific Resource Book. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Celebrities have favorite issues.

Microsoft launches TechSoup in PHL | GMA News Online | The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere

AFP Blog

Microsoft launches TechSoup in PHL | GMA News Online | The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere : As Microsoft Philippines celebrated NGO (non-government organization) Connection Day, it simultaneously launched TechSoup Asia which aims to help organizations acquire technology information and resources

Google Gmail down across the world, massive outage (updated) - Computerworld Blogs

AFP Blog

Google Gmail down across the world, massive outage (updated) - Computerworld Blogs: "users in Europe and Asia that are also out. I've also tried to log onto Gmail from servers in London, Spain and France without any luck

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channelnewsasia.com - Online portal for cultural philanthropy launched

AFP Blog

channelnewsasia.com - Online portal for cultural philanthropy launched: "SINGAPORE : Donating to the arts is now more convenient, with Asia's first online portal for cultural philanthropy.With give2arts.sg, it will be easier for the public to donate and volunteer their time

George Hara: Public Interest Venture Capitalist

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

George is a financial mastermind with one foot in Asia and the other in California. He uses the Alliance Forum Foundation as one of his vehicles for making deals along these lines in Asia and Africa. In our conversation, George and his team outlined ways to use this hybrid approach for expanding social impact in Africa as well as new ideas for enterprises for following up on natural disasters in Asia for sustaining positive change after the immediate humanitarian response.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ahora en su cuarta edición, el informe de este año proporciona un referente tecnológico para África, Asia, Australia y Nueva Zelanda, Europa, América Latina y el Caribe, así como también para Estados Unidos y Canadá. Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide.

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World Map of Social Media

NCE Social Media

Outside of Russia and most of Asia, Facebook (the blue countries) is now the main player. I recently came across a world map of social media on the Vincos Blog. I really enjoy their post because it shows you the gradual change in social networks in different parts of the world. Only three years ago you can see that there are many different social networks dominating in different countries. As social networks have matured and the weaker networks have faded away, you can see what is left.

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26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Asia Pacific: 18. Charitable Giving in Asia Pacific 2015 :: Download. The research reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your organization craft your next online fundraising and digital marketing strategy. If you would like to suggest a specific report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield or post a link in the comment section below. Thank you!

22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Asia – 26%. #GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1 and below are important data about GivingTuesday donors to help your nonprofit create a successful campaign.

Nonprofits discover power of blogging - Top Stories - MSNBC.com

AFP Blog

ET March 18, 2007Nonprofits have found the blogosphere.San Francisco's Asia Foundation is the latest nonprofit to create a weblog to communicate its mission, connect with a broader community and perhaps support fundraising efforts Nonprofits discover power of blogging - Top Stories - MSNBC.com: "Nonprofits discover power of bloggingBy Sarah DuxburyUpdated: 8:00 p.m.

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Andy Carvin's Waste of Bandwidth: Can Twitter Save Lives?

AFP Blog

snip snip>>"Two years ago, not long after the Boxing Day Tsunami struck the coasts of Asia, several bloggers including Taran Rampersad began discussing the potential for SMS text messaging as a tool for first responders. Andy Carvin discusses SMS, Twitter and Disaster ReliefAndy Carvin's Waste of Bandwidth: Can Twitter Save Lives?:snip

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22 Must-Read Research Reports for the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Asia Pacific: 18. Charitable Giving in Asia Pacific 2015 :: Download. The reports listed below are a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft your next online communication and fundraising plan. If you would like to suggest a specific report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S. nonprofit research.

20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In most parts of the world, however, government’s digital capabilities remain a work in progress and as a result, the ability to accept online donations is challenging for most nonprofits in Africa, parts of Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. Asia.

Flying High: Some Truly Creative Ways that Drone Technology is Being Utilized

Byte Technology

But now, in parts of Africa and Asia, drones being flown at night have been able to detect the presence of poachers and give immediate locations that allow wildlife rangers to deploy quickly and stop the horrible killings. From the earthquake in Nepal to the numerous tsunamis that have devastated Japan and Southeast Asia, drones are being used to pinpoint remote regions that would typically be underserved by emergency crews, in the end saving more lives.

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Daily DoGooder: She’s Alive….Beautiful….Finite…. Hurting….Worth Dying For

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.She’s Alive… Beautiful… Finite… Hurting… Worth Dying For | 4:59 Sanctuary Asia We are used to clips with arresting footage and inspirational music put out by environmental groups.

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Video Interview with Heather Mansfield: Top Three Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

So, last week when I had the honor and the privilege to present a social media training to a group of young social entrepreneurs and future nonprofit leaders in Singapore at the #Innovate4Good Conference sponsored by Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific ( facebook.com/citizenshipmicrosoftasia ), I was asked to give a video interview discussing my top three social media tips. Until recently, I have gone to exceptional lengths to avoid getting video recorded.

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23 Fundraising & Marketing Reports for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in Asia Pacific: 17. Charitable Giving in Asia Pacific 2015 :: Download. The reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your organization craft your next online fundraising and marketing plan. If you would like to suggest a specific report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S. nonprofit research.

Stories of Resilience: Annie Wright Schools

Connection Cafe

Our team started planning for the possibility of remote learning back in January as we saw schools in Asia and Europe close and begin to go online. As 2020 continues to evolve, social good organizations are working creatively to navigate the new landscape.

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Your Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Mobile Commons

startups – All of the investments would “benefit from working with a mobile messenger and/or have aspirations to expand to Asia.” Hotels Embrace Text Messaging – An article in USA Today notes that hotels texting guests is becoming more commonplace. Updated CTIA Short Code Monitoring Handbook – Version 1.6. – Most notably, opt-out information on calls-to-action no longer needs to appear in bold typeface! Huge news…?

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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. The data reveal how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations.

Exciting Social Enterprise Group I met at the Skoll World Forum

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Raja is a seasoned business executive with senior level experience in multinationals (Coca-Cola, B&W/BAT, BOC Group, Societe Generale) in Europe, Asia and in multiple Middle East/North African countries (MENA), as an entrepreneur and as Managing Director of one of the oldest retail groups in the MENA region. One of the more interesting people I met at the Oxford Skoll meeting this year was Raja Moubarak, founder of Winquest.

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