Hadley China

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turns out to have had a major program in China for almost 20 years, and they have come up with a cool way to use the net. Hadley's international branch is located in Fuzhou, China. In 2005 the principal of Hadley-China, Rongqiang Xia, contacted Hadley students and staff who spoke native English to see if they would like to teach Chinese Hadley students English over the internet. it's the next morning in China.

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First trip to China

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I'm now on my first-ever trip to mainland China, thanks to the Hadley School for the Blind twentieth anniversary of their China school. nonprofit to have a China branch, but truly amazing that it's been there for twenty years. Hadley's brand of distance education for the blind (and people who care about blind people) has been adapted to focus on teaching of English in China. It's impressive what people in Hong Kong have done with their tiny patch of China

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China Braille Press

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The China Braille Press was another impressive visit. Not only do they produce Braille in quantity, but the Press is also developing affordable technology for blind people such as screenreaders and talking ebook players. It's always a thrill to meet a new group that could be solely a traditional nonprofit, but is clearly thinking like a social enterprise! The facility was several buildings in a compound on the outskirts of Beijing. The Wanping area it is in is being preserved.

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China Social Entrepreneurs

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One had to assume there's a lot going on in China, too, but it's hard to connect with. On my recent visit to Hong Kong, I was able to see the amount of excitement and interest in social entrepreneurism. I just received an update from KK Tse entitled The Most Inspiring Story from the Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, talking about 1KG More, a social enterprise that implemented Voluntourism: combining backpacking with delivering books and other gifts for rural Chinese children.

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Celebrating 20 Years of Hadley China!

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Celebrating 20 years is a big deal in China. nonprofit to have been in China for this length of time. A lot of this was celebrating the achievements of Mr. Xia Rongqiang (Chester), the founder and principal of Hadley China. The main curriculum at Hadley China is around teaching English. It's clear Hadley has had a great impact on the blindness field in China. Part of the meeting was celebrating the first ever China Hadley director and donor, Mr. Zhang Zhongyan.

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Cell Phone Literacy Ideas in China

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I just had a great meeting with Jenny Zhao where we talked about the cell phone industry in China. Jenny manages the China operations for a global cell phone technology company. Having the chance to talk to an expert like Jenny helped me understand the development environment, which cell phone capabilities are widespread in China as well as practical differences in the issues that would be facing us in a country like China.

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Why Every Organization Needs a China Strategy

Forum One

China is in the news a lot these days. Having spent the last year living in China, my view is that the “China story” is, in fact, under-reported. It is a big story, and one that we at Forum One and many of our clients are paying attention t o fo r three main reasons: 1) Influence: In many of the topics we work on - environment, global development, health, food policy, economic relations - China is becoming a dominant force.

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China’s Internet Users Increase Weibo Logins - eMarketer

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China’s Internet Users Increase Weibo Logins - eMarketer : Social users interact with brands, follow popular personalities and shop The majority of internet use in China is done via mobile devices. It makes sense, then, that among the changes in China’s social media ecosystem is the rapid emergence of “weibo,” mobile microblogging services akin to Twitter.

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NpTech in China? Can you help?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Development Institute in Beijing, China. of NPOs in China is far behind with foreign countries, but we can keep up in IT. difference in China. A few weeks ago I received an email from Jerry Hu introducing me to the Fuping. The organization works on poverty. alleviation and sustainable development through activities in five main fields. of work: establishment of civil society, corporate social responsibility and.

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Technology Firms Come to China's Aid - WSJ.com

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Technology Firms Come to China's Aid - WSJ.com: "As donations poured into China following last month's devastating earthquake, one group of Google Inc. engineers came up with their own contribution to the relief effort: a search engine.".

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Understanding social media in China - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Digital Marketing

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Understanding social media in China - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Digital Marketing : Understanding social media in China The world’s largest social-media market is vastly different from its counterpart in the West. Yet the ingredients of a winning strategy are familiar

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Asian American Giving: Role of philanthropy in China

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Asian American Giving: Role of philanthropy in China: "I was twittering at Give2Asia's Investing in China Philanthropy Forum in Beijing last week. You can find the play-by-play details of the event here. I thought I would share some of the highlights from the tweets

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Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Twitter crowdsourced China earthquake in realtime

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Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Twitter crowdsourced China earthquake in realtime: "While the mainstream media scrambled to put up their “breaking news” headlines Robert Scoble alias Scobleizer, was early to tweet the news. Quickly there were live radio interviews, pictures, google maps, videos all being sent in real-time, says VentureBeat.". NPTwitter NPDisasterRelief NPtech

Fuzhou to Beijing

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After a wonderful final banquet with our Hadley China hosts, we got up early to head to Beijing. The first disability group we visited was the China Disabled Persons' Federation , which is the main national group. Many of Hadley China students are massage therapists trying to upgrade their skills by speaking English. I am optimistic that going to university will increasingly become the rule instead of the exception for capable blind people in China

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Beijing School for the Blind

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Like many of the agencies we visited, China is also experiencing a significant increase in kids with multiple disabilities. After working our way across China, it finally got to be our final weekend, and we were able to troop off and visit the forbidden city and the Great Wall. Our visit gave me a lot of hope for people with disabilities in China, while recognizing that there are plenty of challenges ahead.

Fuzhou

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My first stop in mainland China is Fuzhou - 禝州 , the capital of Fujian Province. In addition to the products and brands I knew, there were quite a number of China-specific brands (like 361 degrees and Sept Wolves). One of the key leaders I met described China as "Europe in the cities, Africa in the countryside." One place where we came face-to-face with tougher reality in China was the orphanage.

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Dragonair Hauls Rami off the Plane

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The pilot said it was a regulation of the local aviation regulator (unclear if he meant Hong Kong or China). But, Rami was on a flight two hours later on China Eastern Airlines, which apparently doesn't have the same rulebook as Dragonair did! Our flight from Hong Kong to Fuzhou on Dragonair was made much more interesting when we had a ringside seat on a disability rights demonstration!

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NussbaumOnDesign One Laptop Per Child Versus Intel--Who Speaks for India and China? - BusinessWeek

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NussbaumOnDesign One Laptop Per Child Versus Intel--Who Speaks for India and China? BusinessWeek: "At the Consumer Electronic Show this week, the One Laptop Per Child foundation was supposed to make two announcements—the number of computers it sold under the Give One, Get One holiday program and a new olpc machine made jointly with Intel. But now Intel has pulled out or been pushed out of the.

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Nonprofits of the Month :: July 2010 :: Peak Water

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Photo Credit: National Geographic :: Waiting for Water, China. Villagers queue for a chance to fill containers with fresh drinking water, delivered by truck to the dry villages of south China’s Guangdong Province. Peak water is reached when the rate at which water demanded is higher than the rate at which the supply is replenished. By 2025, 1.8

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

The philanthropic response to the rise in Asian hate

Candid

For example, in 2016, the sharp spike in anti-China rhetoric had me seriously wondering whether a concentration camp was in my future (given the U.S. On March 16, 2021, eight people were murdered in Atlanta.

Miradi all over the world!

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And, we're getting reports from all over the world of Miradi being used in countries like Indonesia and China, among many others. It's easy to forget how technology spreads. I just heard about the use of Miradi and the Open Standards in the Axios Delta in Greece. They have just released their management plan (in English). What a thrill to see our software used to figure out how to conserve an exciting nature area I've only just now learned about!

Need you humanity.

Network-Centric Advocacy

No day goes by that doesn't help crystallize the view of how at you are connected to the farmer, the worker at the store, the factory cleaning crew in China. Need you humanity. There's no way to do this alone. There's not a single company, country, community, agency, or family that can survive alone. . The migrants at the border, the sanitation work, police, firemen, and the politicians. Parents and children depend on the way each behaves. . We are all connected in this work to endure.

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12 Demographic & Technology Trends Changing the Nonprofit Sector Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

4) China currently has the highest population in the world, however, by 2050 India will be the most populated country at 1,676 million (compared to China’s 1,387 million).

Spam of the Day: So and so wants to connect on LinkedIn

Robert Weiner

Out of curiosity I looked into those domains and they were both licensed by someone in China using the same hotmail address. It was only a matter of time. I've started receiving phishing messages that look like LinkedIn connection requests. So far the text has been identical. Note that the person who wants to connect (Mark Andronas) does not match the signature block (Neal Collins, Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development at Payroll Processing, Greater Chicago Area).

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Excellent Use of Video in A Personal Fundraising Campaign

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Robert Thompson, an American musician who lives in China, went out and bought a water buffalo and presented it to a poor family in China. He documented it on film several versions are available, including a higher quality quicktime - The Water Buffalo Movie. It is a terrific example of story telling and use of video as tool to support a personal fundraising campaign.

10 Emerging Trends in Online Communications and Fundraising to Watch in 2018

Nonprofit Tech for Good

1 in 3 use WeChat Pay in China. As personal computers, smartphones, and the Internet of Things evolve, so must your nonprofit. This webinar was presented on December 19 to more than 1,900 nonprofit staff worldwide and focused on what’s new and next in online communications and fundraising to help nonprofits prepare for the future and embrace being an early adopter. The webinar was the final webinar in a three-year webinar series sponsored by the Public Interest Registry.

Olympic Protest Campaigns: Which is More Effective?

Have Fun - Do Good

The Olympics open today in China to a multitude of emotions, including anger from Tibetan, Darfurian, and Burmese human rights activists about China's role in the conflicts in these countries. To protest China's financial support of the genocide in Darfur, actress Mia Farrow is hosting a daily webcast report from a Darfurian refugee camp during the first week of the Olympics (August 8-15).

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48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Animals Asia work to end bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. The National Retail Federation expects online holiday sales in the United States to increase 14 percent to $163 billion in 2019. By shopping at any of the 48 online stores listed below, socially conscious and ethical consumers can channel some of their consumer spending power into the nonprofit sector and the Greater Good.

Microsoft Security Essentials Beta Released

Tech Soup Blog

Yesterday, Microsoft launched Microsoft Security Essentials Beta , a free set of security tools for validated users of Microsoft XP SP2 or SP3, Vista, or Windows 7 in the US, Israel, China, and Brazil. In what looks to be the successor to OneCare , it is said to be faster and less resource intensive. Early reviews of the beta have been positive, so if you are comparing different security packages or are a current customer of OneCare, check it out.

Ebola fundraising appeal sets record for most individual online donations | Guinness World Records

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Organised by instant messenger service Tencent QQ alongside the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation and the United Nations World Food Programme, the charity drive received 105,803 individual pledges on 23 December last year." ''via Blog this''.

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Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

Have Fun - Do Good

According to their site: "The International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded Beijing the 2008 Olympic Games in 2001, disregarding international criticism of China's human rights record. Both the IOC and the Chinese have argued that the Games will "improve human rights in China" and therefore Tibet. However, as we approach the Games, human rights violations remain systematic and widespread, and China has implemented new restrictions on the media and freedom of information.

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Mobile-First Still Matters

Forum One

Likely, most of this growth will come from China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Pakistan. “Mobile-first” became a major topic for websites when Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, popularized the idea in 2010 at the Mobile World Congress.

Promise and Peril: Martus for Human Rights in Burma

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ND-Burma member groups regularly send observers, at great personal risk, across Burma’s borders with India, Bangladesh, Thailand and China. The recent hacking of email accounts of journalists in Burma and last November’s brutal crackdown by the Burmese government on peaceful protesters against the China-backed Letpadaung copper mine are painful reminders that ongoing reforms are fragile and reversible.

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Why I’m Scared of the SOPA bill

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Because, if we make software that promises to keep your life or death sensitive information secret to the best of our abilities, we won’t build a back door in for Syria, or China, or the U.S. starting to act more like China than the home of the free. Benetech, is a leading nonprofit organization based in Silicon Valley. We write software for people with disabilities as well as human rights and environmental groups.

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Chinese Users Flock to Social Nets: 90 Million for Kaixin001, 40 Million for Weibo ? TWTRCON

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Chinese Users Flock to Social Nets: 90 Million for Kaixin001, 40 Million for Weibo  TWTRCON: "Facebook and Twitter are banned in China, but the country’s home-grown social networks are seeing significant adoption rates among the country’s 420 million netizens, according to this article in The Times of India

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Alongside regional pictures that capture the stats for every nation on Earth, we also present in-depth analyses for 24 of the world’s largest economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazile, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

Fuzhou School for the Blind

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We arrived in China just at the end of the Paralympics. After celebrating the big Hadley birthday, we got down to visiting several nonprofit organizations that assist the blind. Our first stop was the Fuzhou School for the Blind. When we arrived the students were gathered to greet us. We started with musical numbers. So, paralympic athletes were a big deal.

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Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

And even though Bao Bao is now back in China , her brother and parents (also Giant Pandas) are still the Zoo's main attraction here in DC. We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end! The Dabney.

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Green IT Accreditation Goes International

Tech Soup Blog

The big green IT news this week is that the program has now expanded to 40 countries (PDF) worldwide including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Taiwan, and the 27 countries of the European Union. A bit over a year ago, we talked about U.S.-based

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American Express Leadership Academy alumna Elena Zee shares profound impact of 2019 Aspen Institute Fellowship

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Elena has represented the city of Phoenix multiple times to visit China for cultural, education, tourism, and business exchange Elena Zee (back row, fourth from left) joined 14 other selected participants for the American Express Leadership Academy 2.0 at the Aspen Institute: A Fellowship for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders. The American Express Foundation and the Aspen Institute established the Fellowship program to develop the next generation of nonprofit leaders.

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Demystifying social media - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Digital Marketing

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After all, if Facebook users constituted a country, it would be the world’s third largest, behind China and India. Demystifying social media - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Digital Marketing : Executives certainly know what social media is. Executives can even claim to know what makes social media so potent: its ability to amplify word-of-mouth effects. Yet the vast majority of executives have no idea how to harness social media’s power.

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Launch Your Online Store or Sell Through Platforms?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Some of the platforms are China’s Aliexpress, Lightinthebox, or Dinodirect. Your plan is to sell on the internet but you can’t decide where to start – To launch your own Ecommerce site, or simply sell through one of the existing Ecommerce platforms. Setup your online store.