Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

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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. Our New NGO Partners in Indonesia. Some Fun Facts About Indonesia.

How a Multi-Sectoral Partnership is Fueling Progress Towards Gender Equality and the 2030 Global Goals

Connection Cafe

And, in our initial six pilot countries (which include Colombia, India, Indonesia, Kenya and Senegal) we plan to take a deeper look, using national data, research and story-gathering to understand where progress is being made and where it is lagging. .

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The Secret to Better Web Writing

SocialFish

December 14-15, 2016 – Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It might not be what you expect. Last week I had the pleasure of teaching the Principles of Digital Writing to a group of content creators at a scientific society. And now you get to learn the secret I revealed to them.

Mobile phones to the rescue in Indonesia, Philippines and Samoa

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

From the UN Dispatch : Over the weekend a deadly tropical storm slammed into the Philippines, causing severe flooding in urban areas and affecting tens of thousands. Tuesday, a powerful underwater earthquake triggered a tsunami with waves 15 to 20 feet high that crashed into the Samoa islands, destroying homes and taking lives.

Mobile phones to the rescue in Indonesia, Philippines and Samoa

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

From the UN Dispatch : Over the weekend a deadly tropical storm slammed into the Philippines, causing severe flooding in urban areas and affecting tens of thousands. Tuesday, a powerful underwater earthquake triggered a tsunami with waves 15 to 20 feet high that crashed into the Samoa islands, destroying homes and taking lives.

Stick To Our Knitting? What Is TechSoup?

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Our network partner in Indonesia runs Kitabisa.com ("We can"), a Kickstarter-like crowdfunding platform.

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

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Jakarta, Indonesia: Strategy of Data Collection for Nonprofits. Jakarta, Indonesia: YouTube for Nonprofits. NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings. but we all know that meetings are boring!

The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The high Internet growth countries are now India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico, and Philippines. Mary Meeker of the of the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, does a yearly report on current state of the Internet and IT at about half way through the year.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

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Jakarta, Indonesia: YouTube for Nonprofits. Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories. Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

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Jakarta, Indonesia: Web Hosting. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season.

Unlocking Data for Philanthropy: Notes from Global Philanthropy Forum Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They recently launched lab in Indonesia and started to hear through social media chatter that vaccine serum had meat and that people should not get vaccines.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

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Jakarta, Indonesia: Youtube for Nonprofits. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Alongside regional pictures that capture the stats for every nation on Earth, we also present in-depth analyses for 24 of the world’s largest economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazile, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

Miradi all over the world!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And, we're getting reports from all over the world of Miradi being used in countries like Indonesia and China, among many others. It's easy to forget how technology spreads. I just heard about the use of Miradi and the Open Standards in the Axios Delta in Greece. They have just released their management plan (in English). What a thrill to see our software used to figure out how to conserve an exciting nature area I've only just now learned about!

Conservation Planners Use Benetech's Miradi Software to Help Save Reefs in Guam

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Rare, which is based in Arlington, Virginia, uses Miradi in all its worldwide campaigns to promote biodiversity and has translated the Miradi software into Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin and Spanish.

Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

Tech Soup Blog

It helps endangered Asian children get off the streets in Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, East Timor, Jordan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.

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Fueling Progress Towards Gender Equality and the 2030 Global Goals

Connection Cafe

And, in our initial six pilot countries (which include Colombia, India, Indonesia, Kenya and Senegal) we plan to take a deeper look, using national data, research and story-gathering to understand where progress is being made and where it is lagging. .

Data Digest: African Students Using Open Data, Social Impact Bonds, Digital Smoke Signals, and the Data Dilemma

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They are building a network of Pulse Labs to this end, the first of which operates in Jakarta Indonesia. 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.

The Steep Challenges of Philanthropy to the Muslim World

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The most populous Muslim country is Indonesia , followed by India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, and Egypt. TechSoup Global’s Dara Westling attended the recent Global Donors Forum in Washington, D.C.

Book Giveaway: Mazarine Treyz, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

All fired up from my time in Indonesia, I thought, “Changing the world is so exciting! My friend, Mazarine Treyz , is an accomplished woman: She is passionate about life and supporting nonprofit organizations.

Adobe Show Your Impact Feature: The Alliance for Tompotika Conservation

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Tompotika area in Sulawesi, Indonesia working to ebb the flow of widespread tropical deforestation, destruction of coral reefs, and poaching of endangered species. Last month, TechSoup and Adobe announced the winners of the Adobe Show Your Impact design contest. We thought the innovative work created by the winners and runners up was so inspirational, that they should be shared more broadly and could perhaps be a muse for other nonprofits and libraries.

United Nations Volunteers Launches New Online Volunteering Site

Have Fun - Do Good

She recently signed up to do some translation: "I found this organisation named PEOI , which specializes in providing free online education for several countries, including Indonesia.

Go Holiday Shopping with Your Global Girlfriend

Have Fun - Do Good

The creators of Global Girlfriend's merchandise come from all over the world: Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Nicaragua, South Africa, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam. According to a recent article in Muncie, Indiana's Star Press , "the National Retail Federation expects the average consumer to spend $791.10 this holiday season, up from $738.11 last year." If you're going to spend that kind of cash, why not give a gift that gives back?

Innovative Geocoding Project Maps Aid Data

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12,000 specific geographic locations were coded in 42 Sub-Sahara African countries, 27 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Indonesia, and the Philippines (a selection of Africa-wide projects were also coded). This post was written by GuideStar International communications manager Keisha Taylor and originally published on the GuideStar International blog.

#4Change Chat Wrap-Up: Community Building

Amy Sample Ward

Successful and Unsuccessful Examples: From @davidahood: Greenpeace internationally had great success recently with the Nestle campaign getting Nestle to end deforestation in Indonesia for palm oil. Last week, I had a fun time moderating the June #4Change Twitter Chat on Online Community Building. Thanks to all those who participated or followed along, and to those who will join the conversation now!

Reflections on a Weekend with Ze Frank and His Online Community

Museum 2.0

About 700 people participated over two days, including some who had traveled to Santa Cruz from London, Indonesia, and across the US. It's not every day that a visitor buys pizza for everyone in the museum. Or that visitors form a spontaneous "laugh circle" on the floor.

NetCentric Advocacy: Online Organizing: Social Network Study of Race and Use Clusters of Myspace or Facebook based on Incoming Class at Northwestern

Network-Centric Advocacy

Additionally, the latter group is much more likely to use Xanga and Friendster than are Whites, a practice that may be due to these services popularity in the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia (boyd & Ellison, this issue), where—given the immigrant nature of the sample—many students may have extended family and friends from earlier parts of their lives. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

10 Holiday Gifts That Give Back

Have Fun - Do Good

For example, according to the Global Girlfriend site, the $28 Button Summer Tote pictured above is, " Made by a fair trade organization based in Bali Indonesia that aims to help women create a market for their beautiful handicrafts in order to help them create sustainable incomes and encourage keeping traditional crafts and skills alive." According to the CCNMoney.com article, Splurges Will Be Scarce This Holiday Season : "Americans will spend an average of $923.36

Nonprofit Technology News for June 2013

Tech Soup Blog

The leaders in adoption are China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Russia, Nigeria, the Philippines, Brazil, and Mexico. It's time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news!

Big Vision Podcast: Interview with llyse Hogue Rainforest Action Network

Have Fun - Do Good

The newest Big Vision podcast is up , and it is an interview with Ilyse Hogue, the Global Finance Campaign Director for the Rainforest Action Network and one of the founders of SmartMeme , a non-profit collective of long term organizers, strategists, trainers and communications professionals.

Solutionary Women: Alli Chagi-Starr, Ilyse Hogue, Melinda Kramer and Reem Rahim

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When I did a little digging, I realized that aside from threatening our water supply in Austin, Texas, they had sufficiently done that in Indonesia, and the Philippines and pretty much all over the world.