10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day


WRC advocates for programs and policies that create opportunity and drive change for these communities. On the policy and advocacy front , they invest resources into integrating HIV prevention, care, and treatment into health care, strengthening the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, and educating Congress. Take for instance its work in helping reduce the incidence of Guinea worm disease from an estimated 3.5

Starting a Recurring Giving Program: Tips from the Major Hospital Foundation

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Ask if they will be guinea pigs for the program and be honest about your purpose. This type of giving required brand new policies and procedures. The concept of recurring giving is pretty awesome. It enables people to make a meaningful increase in their impact on an organization that they care about without feeling a big impact in their checkbooks. For donors who care about a cause, nothing could be much better than that!


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This should hopefully have the combined effect of making application development easier and letting developers’ friends off the hook for guinea pig duty. Of course, you’ll still have to think of a clever pseudonym for your test secret identity – even test accounts live under the auspices of Facebook’s suspicious name policy which doesn’t allow anyone with "test" in their name to sign up.

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Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

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VietNet-ICT also actively participates in policy discussions to formulate laws and policies relating to information, technology, and communication towards sustainable development and equity. Its eight major islands (in terms of landmass) are Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan (Borneo), Sulawesi (Celebes), and Irian Jaya (the western half of Papua New Guinea).

Practical (Not Perfect) Security


He put his lock in the window of his locksmith shop and offered 200 Guineas to anyone who could pick it—that's the equivalent of more than $30,000 today. Many career thieves tried and failed to collect the 200 Guinea prize. Stronger passwords or two-factor authentication can be an easy sell, but when security policies make work less efficient, or your staff is confused or frustrated, then security usually gets left behind.

Reflections on the Science Center World Congress

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Casual discussions were steeped in government policies, national literacy rates, and worldwide attitudes towards science. They are places outside our daily lives--the Arctic, Papau New Guinea--and are easy, in some ways, to ignore or forget. What is the Science Center World Congress ? It's a question whose answer eluded me from the day I registered eight months ago through the first few days of the conference this week.

Taming the Last Unindexed Frontier | Beaconfire Wire

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