Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

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Over 8 weeks this last fall, I had the privilege of working with NGOs from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria, in a series of trainings that took place in Phnom Penh, Beirut and Istanbul. It was thought-provoking to work with Afghan NGOs in Cambodia.

Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com

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Press Release Austin Nonprofit Bridges Digital and Education Divide in Cambodia - PR.com : That’s something that Austin’s Windows of Wonder Institute, or WOWi, wants to end. With its first international project in Siem Reap, Cambodia, WOWi aims to bring American audiences together with students of the Tchey school, to provide technical training to these students and help raise money for the education of Cambodian children.

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Passports With Purpose: Travel Bloggers Helping Cambodia

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year with the goal of raising USD13,000 to build a school in rural Cambodia. through American Assistance for Cambodia (AAfC). This year, we're raising money for American Assistance for Cambodia to build a school in rural Cambodia. Have you been to Cambodia?

Following Cambodia One Tweet at a Time

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It's been almost two years since I had the opportunity to participate in the first Cambodia Blogging Summer. Now we have TweetCambodia that has become a gathering point for people interested in finding and following others who Tweet about or from Cambodia.

Cambodia: Responsible Tourism: Part 3

Beth Kanter

This is the third of a three-part post about what I learned about social media, NGOs, and Social Change in Cambodia during my “ homecoming trip.” Part 1 was about NGOs in Cambodia, focusing on the work of the Sharing Foundation. No trip to Cambodia would not be complete with a visit to the sacred temples, including Angkor Wat, in Siem Reap, a tourism center in Cambodia. Cambodia

BarCamp in Cambodia?

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Last summer it was the Cambodia Blogger's Summit, this year might be BarCamp in Cambodia

Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

Beth Kanter

This is the second of a three-part post about what I learned about social media, NGOs, and Social Change in Cambodia during my “ homecoming trip.” ” Part 1 was about NGOs in Cambodia , focusing on the work of the Sharing Foundation. This post is about the social media community in Cambodia. It was terrific to see Tharum who was one of the first Cambodia bloggers. Cambodia

Cambodia Video Blogging: Farming in Rural Cambodia

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Mandevu got one of the video cameras that I brought over to Cambodia last summer where I did the video blogging workshop for the Cloggers Summit. Read what Jinja had to say

Cambodia: Social Media, NGOs, and Social Change: Part 1

Beth Kanter

Two weeks ago, I took a homecoming trip to Cambodia with my family. For those of you who have been following my blogging since 2004, you already know that Cambodia is in my heart! When my husband and I were in Cambodia in 2000 to bring home Harry, our infant son, we got a blessing from a monk. We promised the monk that we would hold Cambodia in our hearts and travel back with our children to their birth country when they were old enough to appreciate it.

T-Shirts for Cambodia!!!

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I told him that I was going to Cambodia and bloggers from all over are sending me t-shirts for my suitcase. T-Shirt Donation! Originally uploaded by cambodia4kidsorg. A box of these t-shirts just arrived at my doorstep. The UPS man asked me what was going on!

Video Blogging from Cambodia

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Ryanne Hodson and Jay Dedman were in Cambodia and are in Thailand right now. Click to Play. They are traveling with Christina Arnold from Project Hope to document her project. Here's the backstory about how they got there, etc.

Sharing Birthday Wishes and Donations from Cambodia and More Insights!

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There was a $25 donation from Samathida Kem, the daughter of Kem Sokha, a human rights leader in Cambodia. I've never met them face-to-face, but almost four years to the day, our paths crossed virtually when their father, a human rights activist, was thrown in jail in Cambodia.

Video Blogging in Cambodia

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You need to add Cambodia's voice to the global conversation happening on video blogs. I set up a series of compression tests and plan to see if play at all while in Cambodia. This is a video of the camera kits. I have spent almost all day today testing different ways to compress and host video posts that might work where the Internet access is slow or if you are video blogging from an Internet cafe and the computer does not have windows movie maker on it.

Make Harry's 10th Birthday Wish Come True and Help Children in Cambodia

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He has watched his mother celebrate her birthday and use it as an excuse to raise money for the Sharing Foundation , a charity that cares for kids in Cambodia. . The Sharing Foundation 's core volunteers are, like me, parents of adopted children from Cambodia.

How I'm Celebrating My 53rd Birthday: Cambodia, Chocolate, and Class

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What was my birthday Wish At Age 6 ? Monday, January 11th is my 53rd Birthday! This year I'm indulging in three of my passions: raising money for Cambodian children with social media, teaching a social media nonprofit strategy class, and eating chocolate. I hope you'll join the fun.

A few Expat Bloggers in Cambodia

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Ex-pats are people who are citizens from other countries, but are living in Cambodia. Details Are Sketchy is an anonymous blogger who writes about life in Cambodia. John Weeks (aka jinja ) has lived in Cambodia for a long time and has been blogging for many years.

NpTech T-Shirts for Cambodia! Thank You!

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The video was taken with the inexpensive cameras I'm taking over to Cambodia. Here's the first draft of " Video Blogging in Cambodia " Check out the T-Shirts! Thanks TechSoup and NTEN ! Today I tried adding a music to the video in jumpcut. Really easy to do!

Blogging To Improve Cambodia's Environment

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She has been blogging about her work and life at Sreisaat Adventures in Cambodia since January, 2004. She moved to Cambodia in April, 2000. How and why did you find yourself in Cambodia? Tell us about your work in Cambodia with the NGO, Mlup Baitong.

Vlogging to Cambodia: Eath Chhnon

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She grew up in a small village in Cambodia near Angkor Wat , one of country???s I had never seen or touched a computer when I lived in Cambodia ??? They ask me a lot of questions about where I grew up in Cambodia. There are many Cambodians who leave Cambodia and they can???t

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Cambodia and Technology Intersection

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I also write a blog about Cambodia and sometimes my nonprofit technology and cambodian interests intersect. 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. A case study is also available. Blogs and Development Thinking from the World Bank. Paul Wolfowitz read blogs.).

Cameras for Cambodia

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I started to find great expat blogs about Cambodia, particularly sweetcucumber and started to follow the links of the comments and found another blog which referenced Elizabeth's project. I am packing up my old Mavica to send her because it will be easier for her to report on the project via her blog from Cambodia without having to worry about finding a scanner in Siem Reap. Cameras for Cambodia (C4C) is a grassroots project that will take place in the town of Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Tech and NGO T-Shirts for Cambodia

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Click To Play Whenever I've travel over to Cambodia, I have the opportunity to check two large suitcases up to 70 pounds each. Since I could not visit Cambodia without carrying over some items for the Sharing Foundation, I had a third checked piece of luggage, a portable crib for orphanage.

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Meet ThaRum: Cambodia's Second Most Famous Blogger

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Tharum started his blog in June 2004 while a student at the National University of Management and working for the Open Forum for Cambodia , a Cambodian NGO devoted to digital divide issues. I hope to get back to Cambodia and meet him face-to-face someday soon.

Ryanne and Jay in Cambodia: CamboKids

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Click to Play. You really need to just watch this video. Here's Ryanne's post about it

VloggerCon 2006 T-Shirts Put To Good Use in Cambodia

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Jay Dedman sent the box of leftover Vloggercon T-Shirts from 2006 and they were hand carried over the Cambodia and presented to the college students being sponsored by the Sharing Foundation.

Cambodia Culture Quest

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I will be leading several workshops called " Exploring Cambodian Culture " at the Sage School (preK-8 school for gifted students) during "Cluster Week." " Cluster Week concept is based on Joseph Renzulli???s s Triad Model of learning for gifted students where students participate in a variety of workshops that emphasize higher-order thinking skills, providing opportunities for creative and productive applications of these skills to real-world situations.

BlogHers, Gender Blogging, and Linux Chix in Cambodia!

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Click To Play Here a round up of some the fabulous women Bloghers in Cambodia and Linux Chix that I met. It had nothing to do with saving the world or strengthening Cambodia???s They are currently doing research on issues impacting women and ICT in Cambodia.

Beaconfire is Honored to Be Part of a Pioneering New Institute and Memorial in Cambodia

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Beaconfire is honored to be a part of a new institution and genocide memorial underway in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. The Sleuk Rith Institute is the vision of human rights activist and investigator of the Khmer Rouge atrocities, Youk Chhang. “We We have to live with a long, dark shadow,” says Chhang. “We We cannot escape it, but we shouldn’t be enslaved by it. I want the institute to bring something new and hopeful, and get us out of the mindset of being victims.”.

The First Video Cambodian Video Blogger in Cambodia

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Virak has promised to blog about what he is learning about video blogging in Cambodia. Click To Play. Meet Virak , Phnom Penh Geek, and a member of the Cambodian Bloggers Summit team. Yesterday, I taught him how to use the video cameras and he made his first video blog post. It is here.

Send Creative Commons T-Shirt (s) to Cambodia.

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So, if you'd like to support Creative Commons and send a t-shirt or two to Cambodia, you can purchase one at their site and have it sent to me. Click to Play. Meet Candace N. Nast who writes a placeblog called BlogWindsor and Femilicious.

Noel Hidalgo Knows What Ten Dollars Can Do In Cambodia

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He wrote a post called " Unshakeable Activism " where he lets you know that the $10 donation can truly change a child's life in Cambodia. We both ate weird things in Cambodia. Photo by Noneck.

Happy Cambodian New Year, Fire in Russey Keo, and One World Cambodia!

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It was celebrated this past weekend in Cambodia. The photo was taken by Mongkol who is now back in Cambodia after spending two years in graduate school here in Boston. However, on an unrelated note - there is a campaign for One World Cambodia to raise money for some organizations.

What time is it in Cambodia?

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I can answer the question "What time is it in Cambodia?" The world clock site made it easy to figure out what time zone Phnom Penh, Cambodia (GMT + 7:00). Now, I'm all set to let people who visit Cambodia4kids know what time it is in Cambodia ClockLink.com provides analog and digital clocks that you can easily embed in your web page with any time zone of the world. " without missing a beat.

Support Freedom of Expression in Cambodia

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between Cambodia and Vietnam. Licado, a Cambodian human rights NGO, has launched an awareness campaign to call attention to these abuses and garner support from the International community for the detainees by putting the Association for Freedom of Expression in Cambodia yellow ribbon on your website and link to this page.

The Kids in Cambodia Say Thank You Via Video Clip!

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Click to play. Sharing Foundation 's founder and president, Dr. Hendrie just forwarded me this 10 second video clip of the children in Roteang Orphanage. Thought I'd share it here

I'm Halfway To Cambodia Bloggers Summit Goal!

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And, I'd like to thank these wonderful people who contributed to the campaign! Celeste Wroblewski. Alan Levine Gr??goire goire Japiot Shirley Williams Ruby Sinreich Sean Stannard-Stockton Laura Chambers Allison Hewlitt Thomas Taylor. Twitter isn't half bad as a fundraising tool. more about that later. And, a special thanks again to Liz Sanger and this time with link love. I've never met Liz in person. We met via Facebook and contributed to my online campaign.

Why I Love @Canva for Nonprofits and Why You Should Too

Beth Kanter

I am in Cambodia as part of Tech2Empower , an initiative of Wake. Advisers contribute their skills and expertise to provide training and mentoring to help amplify the work of anti-trafficking organizations in Cambodia. If you know my work, you know I have a strong connection to Cambodia because I adopted two beautiful children from the country who are now teenagers. I’ve also taught social media to young people in Cambodia. Cambodia Visual

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Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Beth Kanter

I have two adopted children from Cambodia, and both these young women lived in the same orphanage as my daughter. Education in Cambodia is the path out of poverty and I am grateful that the modest amount of royalties from book sales have helped these young women make a better life. Book royalties from the Happy Healthy Nonprofit will fund a fellowship through WAKE: Women’s Alliance for Knowledge Exchange Tech2Empower program in Cambodia.

Thank You Sokhodom Pheng! Even Small Gifts Make a Huge Difference for the Cambodia Bloggers Summit!

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so I am really appreciate your effort to promote blogging in Cambodia. I only need $417 more to get to Cambodia. I noticed that he was also using a ChipIn badge , so I contributed a little bit to his campaign -- from Africa to Cambodia and back again Meet Sokhodom Pheng.

Zonbu is going to Cambodia: Advice Sought from Digital Divide Hardware Geeks

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Then, I just realized that it would be a perfect computer to bring to Cambodia -- and maybe have it loaded up with KhmerOS. In April, I wrote a post about green computers for Earth Day. The good folks from Zonbu , a green computer, contacted me and asked if I was interested in beta testing.

Cambodia Bloggers Summit: Help Young Cambodian Bloggers Join the Global Conversation

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They are organizing the first " Cambodian Blogger Summit (aka Cloggers Summit) " to take place 30-31 August 2007 in Cambodia.

‘Cause it’s Beth

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In Beth’s words… Many children in Cambodia do not go to school because their families lack the $10 for a uniform, required for school attendance. Not just because of Beth (and her family), but because Cambodia holds a special place in my heart, too.

Send Your Good Wishes To Leng Soparath in Cambodia: Deadline Jan. 11th

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Many of you already know about my first personal fundraising campaign to raise money to cover the cost of the college tutition and living expenses for Leng Sopharath, an orphan in Cambodia.