How social media is supporting small charities

AFP Blog

How social media is supporting small charities : he true value of the impact social media has on fundraising projects was demonstrated to me during a recent visit to The Gambia, where I worked with the Glove Project, an organisation which works to improve local villages through a mixture of aid and enterprise.

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Geoff Livingston Guest Post: Follow @childfund and Help Feed Children

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These efforts will directly benefit children in Gambia, Zambia, Kenya and Ethiopia. Each country has different needs so the gifts vary: Chickens for a school in the Gambia. ChildFund International just rebranded from the Christian Children’s Fund last week as an effort to demonstrate a singular commitment to children’s welfare today and tomorrow (image: Faith Smiling by ChildFund, NZ ). Along with the new brand are new Twitter (@ childfund ), Facebook , blogging and YouTube efforts.

Data Digest: Open Data for Africa Platform, Silent Data Revolution in MENA and Data Strategies

Tech Soup Blog

The powerful ‘Open Data for Africa’ platform is now available across the continent The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just completed the last phase of its Open Data for Africa platform after deployments in Benin, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Kenya, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, and Togo.