10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day


From publishing the first-ever global research report on disabilities among refugees to playing a significant part in the passage of two critical UN Security Council Resolutions, WRC has long been a pivotal player in humanitarian action. Concern Worldwide’s global community operates on the belief that eliminating extreme poverty is possible. Take for instance its work in helping reduce the incidence of Guinea worm disease from an estimated 3.5

The 3 Best App Testing Strategies for Busy Developers

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The only downfall is that it can be time-consuming to gather the crowd testing participants, which is why it can be wise to partner with a company such as Global App Testing. The 3 Best App Testing Strategies for Busy Developers. Testing your app before launching is crucial.

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Win a Trip to Report for the NYT with Nicholas Kristof

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The winner will go on an international reporting trip with him to focus attention on the problems of global poverty, and its solutions. Possible destinations this year are Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Liberia and/or Ghana. In today's Sunday New York Times article , Win a Trip You Won't Forget , two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Nicholas Kristof , writes, "[I]f you want to save the world, you first must understand it."

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

Tech Soup Blog

Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. It originally appeared on NetSquared. This week have a look at the just completed Open Data for Africa platform and learn more about the brewing open data revolution in the MENA region.

NetCentric Advocacy: The Machine is US. Movement Organizer Inspiration

Network-Centric Advocacy

Today it is even more true with increasing economic and media globalization. My friends in Papua New Guinea are experts in relationships and grasp the ways that we are all connected in much more profound ways than we do. This became clear to me when I saw a small boy in a Papua New Guinea village wearing a torn and tattered University of Nebraska sweatshirt, the only item of clothing he owned. Today it is even more true with increasing economic and media globalization.

Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

We proudly welcome NGO partners Vietnet-ICT and the Lin Centre in Vietnam, as well as ASEAN Foundation , Kopernik Marketplace , and YCAB Foundation in Indonesia to the TechSoup Global family. TechSoup Asia Asia is a nonprofit collaborative venture between TechSoup Global and its local nonprofit organization partners, Connecting Up Australia and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.

Reflections on the Science Center World Congress

Museum 2.0

Now, a day and two thousand miles from the closing ceremony, I realize I was lucky enough to participate in a very special kind of conference, one which deals specifically with the global politics of science centers. They are places outside our daily lives--the Arctic, Papau New Guinea--and are easy, in some ways, to ignore or forget. I'm not sure what the global strategy looks like from here or how these goals will be achieved or attempted.

Some Africa Links

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Global Voices blogger Jennifer Brea has her own Afri-focused blog here. I've found it the most frequent source of news on the current crisis in Guinea Those of you who have been following me for a while have noticed that I've become interested in West Africa. Here are a few blogs I've been reading since my return.