The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US. Last week, I had the pleasure of working with a group of Population and Reproductive Health grantees from Pakistan on a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers.

12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

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Grassroots Pakistan ● grassrootspakistan.ngo. Pakistan. Mission: To help eradicate extreme poverty through community development projects in urban sanitation, water filtration, health, alternative energy, and economic empowerment.

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Shouldn’t the Word Phone Be Removed from Mobile? The Use of the Mobile by Nonprofits for Development

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For those nonprofits working on political engagement issues/activism - When media bans were put in place at the end of Musharraf’s rule in Pakistan SMSall , or as its founder Umar Saif, says “Twitter for SMS,” or “Twitter for. established groups on SMSall in Pakistan. opportunities, improve social empowerment, reduce the need to undertake. This was originally posted on the GuideStar International blog. Can you remember when a huge mobile.

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The Faces of International Development

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I guess I consider myself a "back to the basics" girl when it comes to international aid, admiring initiatives taken by the mountain climber Greg Mortenson (author of Three Cups of Tea ) who saw villages of people with no schools and started his own personal campaign to raise money and build one school at a time in the remote mountains of Pakistan, see www.ikat.org. Empowerment is key. The Society for International Development has done it again!

Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Beth Kanter

I am very excited about upcoming peer learning projects that I’m working on in 2012, including several for Packard grantees in India, Pakistan, and Africa as well as the e-Mediat project in the Middle East. Photo by Beth Kanter, Net Funders Conference, October, 2011. A few days ago I opened the door on a new learning journey.