Southeast Asia, Social Enterprise Accidental Tour!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Makphet Restaurant Vientiane, Laos (and other locations) Makphet Restaurant, photo by Backpack Foodie Like DDD, Friends-International started its efforts in Cambodia and then spread its programs to Laos. I just spent almost three weeks in Thailand and Laos on a combined work and vacation trip.

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Amnesty International at 50

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Earlier this year, I spoke at the 50th Anniversary Annual General Meeting of Amnesty International (AI). In 2001, its 40th anniversary year, AI expanded its mandate considerably to incorporate economic, social and cultural rights, as well as the body of international law governing armed conflict, thus committing itself to advance all human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

HOW TO: Tweet for an International Audience

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At about the time I quit working for the day (6pm in Missouri, USA), nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and Asia are coming online for another work day.

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! International Microsoft TechSoup

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Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to Approach Social Media Internationally Guest Post By Christian Arno. Does that mean your social media is international? Flickr Photo by John K.

4 Ways to Participate Online in the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Attended by over 4,000 fundraising professionals, the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference will be held March 20-22 in Boston, MA. If you can’t attend in person, thanks to social media and live streaming technology you can still participate in the conference online.

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5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

Everyaction

Refugees International According to. Refugees International ’s website, there are currently over 65 million people across the world who are displaced by war, conflict and persecution, and tens of millions more who have been displaced by climate events and natural disasters. Refugees International was founded in 1979 as a citizens’ movement to protect Indochinese refugees.

Social Fundraising Is International: Make Sure Your Donation Tool Not Only Accepts Credit Cards, but PayPal Too

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

he is the 20th person from Southeast Asia has told me that they can't donate and have it count towards to the contest because of the lack of PayPal support. And it isn't the just the supporters of the cause from Southeast Asia, I just got an email from Roger Carr who just posted this reminder to his network.

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. Armed only with a satellite phone hooked up to a car battery, the information delegate’s main functions were to brief colleagues in Geneva and Delhi and give interviews to the international media.

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. Stephen Mally from Fundraising in Asia discusses how limited channel communication can hurt your organization. GuideStar International. International Web 2.0

How Nonprofits Practice Continuous Improvement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m just back from spending a week in Bangkok, Thailand at the IFC-ASIA: Ecosystems for Good. IFC-ASIA Program Committee – After Action Review. This was a simple post event debrief and internal evaluation to look at ways to improve it in the next year.

25 Must-Follow NGO Resources on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

International Development Jobs :: @InDevJobs. Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific :: @MSFTctzAPAC.

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12 Demographic & Technology Trends Changing the Nonprofit Sector Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the coming decades as wealth rises in Asia, so will philanthropy and with it a second wave of online activism and giving. A messaging app revolution is happening throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.

25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. 16) In Asia, religious giving is more diverse than any other region in the world.

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Lame spams of the day: LinkedIn messages

Robert Weiner

Invitation reminders: From Tyler Gregory (Regional Director Asia, International Trade Services, White & Case LLP). I've been getting lots of these lately. They look reasonably line LinkedIn messages, though I don't recall ever getting something quite like this from LinkedIn. The subject has been "LinkedIn new messages" but the senders aren't LinkedIn addresses. This site says the links deliver malware. They've been: Lewis Shannon LinkedIn [cameoingo37@ggtco.com].

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Microsoft YouthSpark: A New Chapter in Citizenship at Microsoft

Tech Soup Blog

Among others, the International Youth Foundation identified these troubling global trends. In Asia, we see a large number of working poor, particularly in rural. In Asia, 70% of working youth. Donors Grants for Technology International Online Activism Microsoft nonprofitsThis post was authored by Lori Harnick, General Manager of Microsoft Citizenship & Public Affairs, and originally appeared on the Microsoft Corporate Citizenship Blog.

Fundraising Video by Jonny Goldstein for Project Hope

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My friend Jonny Goldstein made this amazing video for Project Hope International. Jonny notes: One of them is this fundraising video for Christina Arnold, who runs a Project Hope International, a nonprofit which works preventing human trafficking in the US and in Southeast Asia.

So Fast Google Can’t Ignore You: Donations Optimized For SEO

NTEN

SOS Children’s Villages is a large international children’s charity helping orphaned and abandoned children in 133 countries around the world. SOS Children’s Villages Canada’s role is to raise funds in Canada to fund programs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Daniel Loftus. Director of Integrated Marketing. SOS Children’s Villages Canada. Daniel Loftus shares how SOS Children’s Villages Canada put its website back on the SEO map, without adding any new content.

6 Examples of Nonprofits Working with For-Profits for a Greater Good

NonProfit Hub

ChildFund International. Helping some of the world’s most impoverished children in Liberia is a complex problem, but ChildFund International receives help from an important partner back in the U.S.: Kayla Matthews is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to Heather’s advice, we’ve been able build an international brand from our tiny corner of the world. “Through a partnership with Heather, we have been able to provide mobile and social media training to more than 500 NGOs throughout Asia Pacific.

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22 Must-Circle Nonprofits on Google+

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Amnesty International Australia. Plan Asia. Rotary International.

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11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Survival International. Animals Asia. Every second of every day nonprofits around the world are posting status updates, tweets, and messages on social networks attached to avatars with cropped art work and/or unreadable text.

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Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

American Edmonia "Wildfire" Lewis is considered the first woman of Native American and African descent to achieve international fame as a sculptor at a time when artists of color were hardly celebrated and slavery was still legal. Her distinguished career in as an advocate for women includes founding the International Legal Program for the Center for Reproductive Rights, serving as CEO of Ms. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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8 Changebloggers: Nonprofits and Individuals Creating Change with Blogs

Have Fun - Do Good

Patti Carlin, Associated Services for International Adoption (ASIA) ASIA works to create a better future for abandoned or orphaned children, provide cultural, emotional and educational support for adopted children and their families, and increase cultural awareness of inter-racial adoption.

Trainer’s Notebook: Just A Few Participatory Facilitation Techniques

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At the beginning of the summer, I taught a master class and workshops with colleague Tharum Bunn from Cambodia at the IFC/Asia. New Audiences and Acquisition (Facilitator: Christoffer Holm – Amnesty International).

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tharum has served as a communications director for a number of international NGOs based in Cambodia, but recently launched his own communications agency.

Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific , I’ve had the great honor to present a series of online fundraising and social media trainings to over three hundred non-governmental organizations (NGOs) throughout Asia Pacific over the last three years.

Raise Your Hand for Girls on October 11, 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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Announcing… 31 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2013!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, in 2012 I had the opportunity to travel to Africa and Asia and from those travel experiences three themes emerged that inspired the selection of this year’s nonprofits: 1) Women’s and girls empowerment; 2) Conservation of wildlife and wild lands; and 3) Access to medical care.

11 Types of Photos Nonprofits Should Post on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Pinned on Pinterst by Greenpeace East Asia. Posted on Facebook by Save the Rhino International.

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Lame spam roundup

Robert Weiner

Text: Dear Manager, We will attend CeMAT ASIA 2012. CSA International certification. Subject: Show your solidarity with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. Show your solidarity with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. Here's a random selection of strange and/or lame spams I've received recently. 1: I got several of these. Unfortunately, no umbrellas were included. Sender: LinkedIn Connections [connections@linkedin.com].

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Cambodia and Technology Intersection

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some resources that I recently blogged at Cambodia4kids blog, may be of interest here: International Open Source Network : An online comunity of open source advocates working in the Asia-Pacific Region. I also write a blog about Cambodia and sometimes my nonprofit technology and cambodian interests intersect.

Busting the Overhead Myth: How can nonprofits convince stakeholders to invest in capacity building?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Tyler Adams Manager, Affiliate Relations-Events Make-A-Wish International. Below are six practices, three internal and three external, that a nonprofit can implement to help alleviate the burden of the Overhead Myth.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

According to the International Environmental Technology Center of the United Nations Environment Program. This is true for most of Asia where the problem is becoming critical. Asia is also a good news-bad news story. This is similar to what is happening in Asia.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Asia and Pacific Rim. TARGET END LINKS ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe and Middle East. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Stick To Our Knitting? What Is TechSoup?

Tech Soup Blog

These are just a few of the other pieces of our "knitting" that we intend to stick to: Streamlining international grantmaking: NGOsource makes it easier for U.S.-based based grantmakers to give internationally by issuing legal equivalency determinations.

Share Files and Collaborate Online with Box

Tech Soup Blog

Speed up collaboration by allowing users to review time-sensitive work in the cloud in real time from any device, instead of through traditional file-transfer applications and internal servers. TechSoup is proud to announce our newest donor partner, Box.org.

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Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Asia and Pacific Rim. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Asia and the Pacific Rim. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Amnesty International Shop. Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and. Global Goods Partners is dedicated to alleviating poverty by strengthening women led development initiatives in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Asia and the Pacific Rim. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Asia and Pacific Rim. TARGET END LINKS. ## Central and South America. ## North America. ## Africa. ## Europe. ## Asia and Pacific Rim. --> North America.

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the New BRIDGE Numbers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs from Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America.

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