Digital Divide Data: our Partner in Laos

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and ship the images and recognized text to Laos (and several other countries with other partners, including of course the U.S.). The head of DDD's Laos office is Ms. Benetech is a tech social enterprise.

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Southeast Asia, Social Enterprise Accidental Tour!

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I just spent almost three weeks in Thailand and Laos on a combined work and vacation trip. One of my business visits was to a long-standing social enterprise partner of ours, Digital Divide Data in Vientiane, Laos.

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Some Thoughts About Remote Presentations: Mekong ICT Camp

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This event is a biannual training workshop on information, communication, and technologies for citizen media, community health, and civil society development in Mekong Region and included participants are coders, journalists, and NGO staff from Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Christian Kreutz, Web 2.0 for Development Blogger, is in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam Now. Cambodian Education System Changes To OpenSource Software!

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I've been following Christian Kreutz 's blog, CrissCrossed Blog , which explores social changes through communication and focuses on the impact, potential and challenges of using Web2.0 tools in different cultures around the world. He is also interested in approaches network learning and highlights knowledge management for development. (He He did some terrific reporting from the Web2.0 Development Conference in Rome last September).

Celebrate Community Storytelling

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She studied the German, Czech, and Spanish languages and has lived and traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia, including Spain, Germany, the Czech Republic, Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Women Activists Profiled by Mariane Pearl in Glamour

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Pearl has profiled 9 women in 9 countries: Cambodia: Somaly Mam, a former sex worker who founded Acting for Women in Distressing Situations , an organization that rescues sex workers in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, and gives them job training.

NpTech Summary: Red T-Shirt Day - Supporting Monks, YouTube Nonprofit Channel, and Web2forDev Conference Reports

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This group is an international network of people interested in e-learning, is organizing a trip to Thailand and Laos.

Participation in Storytelling: Collaborative Video on Nonprofits Live

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She is an experienced Director, Producer, Researcher, Screenwriter and Social Media Marketing Strategist with field and studio experience on large- and small-scale productions in the United States, England, Ghana, Thailand and Laos.

Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

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The foundation's mission is to help bring about shared prosperity and a sustainable future to all ASEAN countries, which comprise Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Using SMS in the Field

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Since this transition, Brooke has enjoyed working on social marketing campaigns in Mongolia, Thailand, and Laos PDR. Brooke Sadowsky, Program Manager, RARE Conservation. Our campaign managers in the field have been experimenting with using SMS to reach target audiences to spread news and information, campaign messages, and news about campaign activities. SMS allows conservation campaigns to reach a bigger audience, especially of people who are harder to find in rural and expansive areas.

Preventing Human Trafficking: An Interview with Christina Arnold

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"I think a lot of people perhaps have gotten a one-sided understanding of this issue of trafficking. They see it as coercive prostitution, or just see prostitution as synonymous with trafficking, which is really not the case.