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Charity website to increase visibility of small causes - Daily News Egypt

AFP Blog

Charity website to increase visibility of small causes - Daily News Egypt : Although there is a constant need for charitable giving, many small organisations struggle to get sufficient funds for their causes. A new website,, aims to solve this problem and increase the visibility of small charities to a wider audience.'

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Weekly update from PND


Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced a $31 million investment in the Partnership for Healthy Cities and the addition of six cities to the initiative to create safer and healthier urban environments: Bucharest, Romania; Cairo, Egypt; Córdoba, Argentina; Dublin, Ireland; Greater Manchester, United Kingdom; and Warsaw, Poland.


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Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

Journalists using social media in Egypt. . $100,000 in 3 Days: Interview about #TeamAutism. Social media in disaster response. National Theatre screws up, what we can learn from mistakes. American Red Cross Twitter Mistakes and Fundraising. Atlanta Councilman chooses Twitter. Trimet misses the bus on social media. Twitter for fundraising.

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Spotlight on Social Media, Crowdsourced Translation, Egyptian Protests and Diplomacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From Crisis Mapping Egypt: Collection of Maps. The New York Times reported on the use of social media and protests suggesting that Egypt’s government was afraid of the power of social networking tools. The #jan25 Twitter hashtag also has examples of the State Department’s Arab Twitter Diplomacy.

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Bookshare without Borders: #3/3

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Our collection includes children’s books from Scholastic, contemporary books from Arab Scientific Publishers in Lebanon and literary books from the public domain from Kotobarabia in Egypt.

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Building a Global Library

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

A tech guy from Egypt was the standout moment for me so far. I was attending a session organized by the library association, IFLA, and he got up and talked about how Egypt does not have a culture of reading. His point was the 5 million Internet users in Egypt are the people who do read.

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Racing Through the Sahara for South African NGOs

Tech Soup

As a sponsor of this fundraising run in cooperation with TechSoup Egypt and TechSoup Kenya , TechSoup Global is proud to support SANGONeT and the runners as they make their journey through the Sahara.