Growing the NetSquared Community

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The Ambassadors are senior NetSquared leaders who offer their support to other organizers in their country or region, allowing us to serve members in different time zones and in languages other than English. Find your closest NetSquared group and event by searching the NetSquared website.

Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

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Or if face-to-face is more your style, join your local NetSquared group — NetSquared groups are holding digital storytelling events all month. Kisumu, Kenya: Social Media Week. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup.

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Data Digest: Open Data for Africa Platform, Silent Data Revolution in MENA and Data Strategies

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It originally appeared on NetSquared. This week have a look at the just completed Open Data for Africa platform and learn more about the brewing open data revolution in the MENA region. Open Data. Is Open Data Just A Flash in the Pan Movement?

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

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That's why TechSoup created NetSquared , our global network of volunteer-led Tech4Good meetups. Our NetSquared leaders are currently holding free events in 24 countries and meet with their local TechSoup partners to collaborate on how to best support nonprofits in their country.

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Data Digest: Moneyball Giving, Data and Philanthropy, Data for Africa

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It originally appeared on NetSquared. In this Center for Global Development post, he says that African governments are wrongly being paid to collect statistics to populate donor database and considers how this affects the formulation of more effective education policies in Kenya.

Data Digest: Global Open Data Initiative, OpenData Latinoamérica, Big Data for Disaster Response

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It originally appeared on NetSquared. This week check out the launch of the new Global Open Data Initiative, the pursuit for the release and use of open data in Latin America and thoughts on open data and democracy in Africa. Open Data Applied. Announcing the Global Open Data Initiative (GODI). It aims to share principles and resources for governments and societies on how to best maximize open government data opportunities. Image: NetSquared.

Philanthropy and Social Media: New Whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy

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The real-time web is a paradigm based on pushing information to users as soon as it’s available, instead of requiring that they or their software check a source periodically for updates.

Ushahidi Develops Innovative Tools for Nonprofits and Others Working to Benefit the Public

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One of TechSoup's less-known areas of work has been to support and promote the work of other tech-for-good organizations, like Ushahidi in Kenya. Ushahidi has been developing open-source crisis mapping software for over eight years now.

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Nonprofit Technology News for November 2013

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The Hacker Helper project is closely aligned with our NetSquared vision of bringing communities together to solve social problems – including nonprofits, beneficiaries, activists, technologists, concerned citizens.

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The Social Media Response to Disaster in Haiti


Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared. Ushahidi was originally designed as a tool for mapping reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election unrest in 2008. When disaster strikes, we want information as soon as possible and we want to help just as quickly. How can we do that?

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