12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

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Mission: To foster peace among young adults through the arts in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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Generation Rwanda: Two Stories

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The site was established in 2004 on the 10th Anniversary of the genocide in partnership with the Rwanda Government, Kigali City Council, and Aegis Trust, a charity in the UK dedicated to the prediction, prevention, and ultimately elimination of genocide.

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Upwardly Global: Bridging the Opportunity Gap for Skilled Immigrants

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Although that plant was considered a model employer for refugees at the time, Jane met employees who included a former engineer from Iraq and a surgeon from Bosnia. Over 1.8 college-educated immigrants in the U.S.

What is Your Favorite Social Action of 2008?

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Women for Women International supports women survivors of war in conflict and post-conflict areas (Afghanistan, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Sudan). She posted a scan of one of the letters she received on her post, Two Great Charities at Work to Beat Poverty. The short, dark, last days of the year are a great time to reflect on your 2008 Activist Resolutions , and your favorite "social actions" of 2008.

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Hackathons for Good: Techies, Thinkers, and Activists Unite

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In actuality, hackathons are events where ideas are hatched and technology needs are met — making them excellent opportunities for nonprofits, charities, and libraries! Serbia) in partnership with TechSoup Global and Zasto ne (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

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It’s called the TechBridge Nonprofit Exchange and it is designed to address the problem of grantmakers’ reluctance to fund infrastructure improvements for charities. It will allow restaurant and bar patrons to round up their bills, and donate the additional cents to charity.

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Nonprofit Technology News for November 2013

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We are testing it out at hackathons this month in San Francisco and also in Sarajevo in Bosnia. Examples of NT100 projects include: Witness , the Peter Gabriel-founded watchdog charity which uses online videos call attention to human rights abuses.

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Nonprofit Technology News for May 2013: Free WiFi in Forbes Magazine and Braille Phones

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It's a very useful tool for charities who want to amplify their social media presence and share ideas through images. I posted some nonprofit technology trends and news late last month, but found some late breaking nptech news items I wanted to add.