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. Our New NGO Partners in Indonesia. The technology is shipped directly to the local NGO.

Mobile phones to the rescue in Indonesia, Philippines and Samoa

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Groups funded by the UN Foundation and Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership are deployed in all three Pacific Ocean emergencies to provide vital communications services that enable relief workers to deliver food aid and emergency supplies. 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.

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Mobile phones to the rescue in Indonesia, Philippines and Samoa

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Groups funded by the UN Foundation and Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership are deployed in all three Pacific Ocean emergencies to provide vital communications services that enable relief workers to deliver food aid and emergency supplies. 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.

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Nonprofit Technology News for June 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! I invite you to have a look at my list of 2013 forecasts on nonprofit technology trends with its handy infographic so you can see how right (or wrong) I am about this year's tech trends.

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Miradi all over the world!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It's easy to forget how technology spreads. And, we're getting reports from all over the world of Miradi being used in countries like Indonesia and China, among many others. 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!

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

SocialFish

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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. Museum of Art and History Technology Tools Worth Checking Out programs web2.0 It's not every day that a visitor buys pizza for everyone in the museum.

The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The high Internet growth countries are now India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico, and Philippines. One of the most interesting findings is how technology is getting less expensive.

Stick To Our Knitting? What Is TechSoup?

Tech Soup Blog

This is what I wrote: "The specific and primary purpose of the corporation is to engage in educational and charitable activities which educate the public regarding the appropriate use of computer technology."

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings. Naples, Florida: How to use Technology to Communicate and Manage Volunteers. Jakarta, Indonesia: Strategy of Data Collection for Nonprofits.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Seattle, Washington: Fall Nonprofit Technology Speed Geek. Matloding, South Africa: Technology for Rural Development. Morogoro, Tanzania: Technology for Livelihood Improvement. 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

On demand access to trusted information for every realm of decision-making is available, and yet for all the technology progress – many in our social sector find ourselves at loss. It is not just the software and technology platform, it is the data.

#4Change Chat Wrap-Up: Community Building

Amy Sample Ward

From @davidahood: I’d say you need someone who knows the issue inside and out (campaigner), someone who is a media and communications specialist, someone great with web, social media and other technology and someone to organise events and coordinate volunteers and engage directly with members of the community one on one (community organiser?). Last week, I had a fun time moderating the June #4Change Twitter Chat on Online Community Building.

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 interesting and innovative project is a great illustration of the important role that technology and transparent information can play in helping to connect communities with donors.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Jakarta, Indonesia: Youtube for Nonprofits. Mahikeng, South Africa: Technology for Rural Development. Ilorin, Nigeria: Recession: Reviving the Nation's Economy Through Technology. Morogoro, Tanzania: Technology for Livelihood Improvement.

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.

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

Have Fun - Do Good

You can use different technologies for these things, as easy or as difficult as you want. So for me, I actually often pick my parents [when writing about technology], because they have dial-up, and they're not very tech-savvy.