TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

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Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. We'd also like to introduce Bea Dominguez, who is writing about some of the nonprofits highlighted on the map.

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. We'd also like to introduce Bea Dominguez, who is writing about the nonprofits highlighted on the map.

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The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Her knowledge of the country and the culture made it easier to localize the curriculum. However, to localize it, Stephanie incorporated Pakistani imagery, including a photo of Arfa Karim, the youngest female Microsoft ‘expert’ in Pakistan, to represent fly.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

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TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured IT to further their missions. They’re a great example of an NGO that really knows their IT.

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Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions. They’re a great example of an NGO that really knows their IT.

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Are You Serving Youth in Your Community? Think You Could Use a Free Tablet?

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The organization with the most innovative and effective usage of a donated TechSoup product will receive the Lenovo IdeaPad AND will be featured as the "Youth Impact" story for an entire month on our Local Impact Map (LIM). Poke around the map and see for yourself.

How Faith-Based Hope Endeavors Effectively Fights the AIDS Epidemic and Changes Lives in the U.S. and Africa

Tech Soup Blog

She spent her days collecting sticks in hopes of selling them at a local market so she could feed her siblings. She has been able to will this global NGO into fruition from her kitchen table. based NGO and Malawian NGO, Hope Endeavors needed help.

Data, Data Everywhere: But How Does It Relate to You and Your Work?

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NGO representatives, parliamentarians, journalists, and. Innovative visualization, such as the Mapping for Results Initiative , was highlighted as a powerful tool for civil society organizations and citizens. well-being of individuals and their local communities.

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Giving Trends in Kenya: How the Growth of Mobile Payments Are Transforming Community Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the local context, Kenyan’s give an extremely high proportion of their earnings as donations (cc. The lack of trust between NGOs and local Kenyans and the expectancy that NGOs are funded from outside Kenya are the key reasons for limited local fundraising towards NGO in Kenya.

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Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

Local Community Organizers (#localco). What : This is a chance for local organizers to share stories and lessons learned and network with those considering starting a group. It’s open to the public so invite your local Atlanta friends to meet you there!

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Metro4All — Making All Metro Systems Accessible

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It's looking for people in American cities interested in helping to map every metro system and fix that problem. Metro4All was founded by Maxim Dubinin in Moscow a few years ago as a social good project of his interactive mapping company, NextGIS. Mapping Metro Stations.

E-Mediat Day 1: A Networked Mindset To Capacity Building

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The group has an impressive breadth and depth of expertise, including NGO capacity building, social media expertise and training design and delivery. Once we mapped the network on the wall before our eyes, we reflected on the following questions: * What are the points of connection?

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Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That group used our gap analysis exercise to find an opportunity to give refugees on the move a chance to add value to local communities while maintaining the dignity of earning an income and doing the work they engaged in at home.

Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

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I did a post a few weeks ago on youth programs in TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map and decided I hadn’t covered this resource nearly enough. Our Local Impact Map. How One NGO Serves 70,000 Children.

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Social Media, Networking, and African Women’s Leadership Training in Rwanda

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My role was to deliver components of the Networked NGO curriculum – sessions on network mapping, challenges assumptions about networked ways of working, as well as training on how to use the online collaboration platform for their together moving forward.

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How Drones Are Being Used to Benefit Humankind

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Conservation mapping and 3D imaging. After the recent Nepal earthquake , the Canadian nonprofit, GlobalMedic , flew drones over the affected areas to create 3D maps of the worst-hit zones. Many local police departments like the one in Los Angeles are experimenting with them.

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: By the time you read this post, I will be in the USA from doing a training in Tunisia for NGOs and trainers who will deliver training to women entrepreneurs as part of the WES program and also improve their NGO’s use of social media.

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The participants, most of them women, are exposed to a variety of tech tools, which are easy to adopt and help in organizing community activities, such as: messaging via cell phones, mapping tools, remote conferencing, arranging meetings for large groups, social networking, and more.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

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Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Taipei, Taiwan: NGO要怎麼搞群眾募資?- 綠盟經驗談. Bath, United Kingdom: Tech for Good Community Mapping.

What I Learned In London at the Future of Social Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And while over a billion are connected, they are also working on getting two thirds of the world that doesn’t have internet access connected through an initiative called Internet.org , which is bringing together technology leaders, nonprofits and local communities. Photo by Social Misfits.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

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Not only will you be contributing your skills to local nonprofits, you'll also be building your reputation and connecting with your tribe. New Orleans, Louisiana: Putting NOLA on the Product Hunt Map. Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Summer Social.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

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Saint Paul, Minnesota: Skill Extension: Maps (on the Green Line) | Sponsors: Maptime MSP Meetup, CARTO. Peterborough, Ontario: Domains, Branding, and Identity — NGO,CA,ORG, and more. Los Angeles, California: Using Technology in Local Activism.

Trainer’s Notebook: The Art of Good Openings and Closings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” I started with a full-day workshop outside of Auckland called “The Networked NGO in New Zealand,” this workshop was for activist organizations and focused on strategy, measurement, and best practices for managing and implementing social media as a network.

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

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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. Find your local #Tech4Good group. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members.

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E-Mediat: Networked Capacity Building in the Middle East

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Establish local networks of individuals and organizations using social media to help build stronger organizations and more participatory societies. We created a network map. The E-Mediat Implementation Partners at SF Planning Meeting.

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A NetSquared Happy Holidays

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Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient, local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. So give your local organizer a hug next time you see them! See if there's a group close to you by searching our map. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Taipei, Taiwan: 民眾、社群與 NGO 的協作:飲水地.

A View of the Cloud from Brazil

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We discussed cloud adoption in Brazil's NGO sector with Valter Cegal of TechSoup Brasil. ATN is an NGO association of over 2,000 telecenters. Google Docs , Google Groups , and Google Maps are also very well-known and widely used.

TechSoup at the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference

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Bonus: See an overview of our Local Impact Map and see how you can get it for your nonprofit. " Local Community Organizers Affinity Group. Find your fellow local community organizers here to discuss the struggles, challenges and rewards of community organizing.

Cool Apps Roundup: Green Apps

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The Locavore app offers government and NGO info on which food items are in season in your locale. Rasmussen College's Six Green Mobile Apps to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint - including ecobee , vRideAlong , NoDryClean , GreenSpace Map , Locavore and Green Gas Saver. This is the first in a series of blog posts that we'll be doing as part of our new App It Up project called Cool Apps Roundup.

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Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

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Victoria, British Columbia: NGO Ho Ho: A Holiday Party for Victoria's Nonprofits. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. London, United Kingdom: Effective Data Mapping for Charities.

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30 Social Media for Social Change Twitter Updates! (Week in Review)

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mogusmoves Know any Cdn NGO's who need a boost to their digital program? TorontoStarMaps A Nonprofit's Introduction to Google's Online Mapping Tools: [link] 3:51 PM May 7th from web. nptechblogs ->@ amyrsward : SSIR Post: Swine Flu or Why Local Organizations Matter [link] 3:17 PM May 5th from twitterfeed.

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DAM Pictures « Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Plus it’s hosted and has redundant data centers, negating the need for any local “CPE&# hardware. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things.

82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mapme is a web-based platform for creating, sharing, and embedding online maps. For small regional nonprofits, the service could be used for local events and regular meetups. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mapme is a web-based platform for creating, sharing, and embedding online maps. For small regional nonprofits, the service could be used for local events and regular meetups. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo.