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Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand — and now Vietnam and Indonesia.

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.

The Secret to Better Web Writing

SocialFish

December 14-15, 2016 – Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It might not be what you expect. And now you get to learn the secret I revealed to them. So what?

12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Indonesia. Think about that for a second or two. That said, below is a list of early adopters using the new.NGO and.ONG domains. Australia.

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya : his report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world. For other reports in this series, please visit [link] H/T to Social Fish

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).

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

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Miradi, is used by nature conservation practitioners around the world to design, manage, monitor and learn from their projects.

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Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

Tech Soup Blog

Our Local Impact Map. All of them happen to use Microsoft Office to good advantage. How One NGO Serves 70,000 Children. It has just 20 UK-based staff.

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

Tech Soup Blog

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

The Steep Challenges of Philanthropy to the Muslim World

Tech Soup Blog

The most populous Muslim country is Indonesia , followed by India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, and Egypt. Dara Westling.

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! That you just had to let things go. All from water.

Adobe Show Your Impact Feature: The Alliance for Tompotika Conservation

Tech Soup Blog

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. read more.

United Nations Volunteers Launches New Online Volunteering Site

Have Fun - Do Good

Have you ever wanted to translate newspaper articles from Turkish to English for UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)?

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 last year."

Innovative Geocoding Project Maps Aid Data

Tech Soup Blog

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 can have a significantly positive impact on efforts to improve accountability and aid effectiveness.

#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. real time, and 2. co-created. easy 2. fun 3.

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. rocked.

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

NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. This is a great peak not just at the social network services sector overall but this article looks at some key infomation about the different groups each online social network attracts and a good discussion around the issues on why that may be occurring. Link: Whose Space? del.icio.us/networks

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."

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. Now, here's the latest.

Big Vision Podcast: Interview with llyse Hogue Rainforest Action Network

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Thanks! You can hear the orginal podcast on Gcast , Odeo or iTunes. Britt Bravo: What do you do as the Global Finance Campaign Director? License.

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

Have Fun - Do Good

In April I organized a panel for the Stanford Women's Leadership Conference called "Solutionary Women: How Can I Create Change?" Enjoy! Great.