Seeing the United Arab Emirates

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Obviously, there was a lot of buzz about the financial meltdown, especially in a place like Dubai that has built itself up as a major international business center (Dubai as an emirate has relatively little oil compared to some of the other gulf emirates).

Bookshare without Borders: #3/3

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Creating the World’s Largest Collection of Accessible Arabic eBooks Access to knowledge is the critical first step on the path to economic, educational, and social development. Digitally processing Arabic-language content is no easy task.

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Betsy Beaumon on Benetech's Literacy Program

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veteran, or you speak Arabic, or you live in Korea? Bookshare International Yup, Bookshare now has Arabic books. The news that this is the largest accessible Arabic book collection in the world is bittersweet. We hope to work on this thorny challenge further with our partner, the Mada Center, in Qatar, and benefit others throughout the region, such as the members served by our new partner, Emirates Association for the Visually Impaired, in the United Arab Emirates.

A New Marketing Paradigm: How Affordable, Active and Agile Technology Can Change Nonprofits


Today, though, innovative, affordable and easy-to-use technology is enabling charitable groups to optimize constituent management and automate internal operations with truly active solutions, unlocking the potential of every nonprofit to optimize constituent relationships and mission success. He and his wife currently live in the United Arab Emirates and enjoy traveling widely Matt McCabe, Orange Leap. [Ed.