GIS Put to Use in Myanmar

NTEN

It had been awhile since I'd played with Google Earth, but Jim Prosser at Direct Relief International gave me a good reason this morning: DRI has used GE to map the official health clinics and hospitals in Myanmar. Tags: emergency response GIS google earth Integration/APIs International myanmar NPTech Program

The Evolving Relationship Among CSR, Tech, and Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

This is Myanmar. In Myanmar, Tableau has worked in partnership with the Myanmar Book Aid and Preservation Foundation, which supports thousands of libraries around the country.

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BlogHers Act and Other Ways to Help Myanmar Cyclone Victims

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Jacques de Goldfiem Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar last weekend devastating five regions. Right now, thousands and thousands of women and children in Myanmar, need help. Channel NewsAsia reported that more than 22,000 people are dead with another 41,000 missing.

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is the most charitable nation. LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006.

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The Secret to Better Web Writing

SocialFish

June 21-24, 2016 – Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. It might not be what you expect. Last week I had the pleasure of teaching the Principles of Digital Writing to a group of content creators at a scientific society. And now you get to learn the secret I revealed to them.

Mission Possible: Tell Us Your Symantec Story and Win Prizes!

Tech Soup Blog

This Challenge is void in Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, and all countries under sanction by the U.S. Symantec helps nonprofits make their mission possible. What is your nonprofit's mission? What drives you and motivates you to create change in your community?

Support for Future Bloggers | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

So when blogs, images and streaming video capturing the recent protest in Myanmar began making their way around the world, authorities moved quickly to pull the plug on Internet access. So what could have helped Myanmar bloggers during this shutdown?

Volunteers show a generous face - The National Newspaper

AFP Blog

Volunteers show a generous face - The National Newspaper: "When Lola Lopez founded Aid in Motion, a Dubai-based NGO, last year to collect and donate clothes to poor rural communities in Kenya, Myanmar and Pakistan, she needed help. She turned to Facebook, where she created a group called Volunteer in Dubai, hoping to get a handful of interested people. Before she knew it, 3,000 volunteers had.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

Shortly after a Cyclone struck Myanmar in May 2008, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) created a web-based collaboration portal for aid workers in the region that enabled more than 100 relief organizations to communicate, analyze information and manage resources. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation.

Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

Tech Soup Blog

It helps endangered Asian children get off the streets in Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, East Timor, Jordan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.

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Why is Sopheap Wearing a Red T-Shirt?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Tharum , found on his Facebook Profile. That's Sopheap in the red shirt. I met her in Cambodia last month. I spotted this photo in Tharum's Facebook photos the title is "Quiet Vigil Outside Burma Embassy in Phnom Penh."

What do mobile phones, baseball, and pediatric Diabetes have in common?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We'll definitely start seeing more of these "text to give" campaigns in the future, but it seems that, today, only Verizon seems to offer a campaign for China and Myanmar aid, which is disappointing. Photo by Christopher Dale.

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

Shortly after a Cyclone struck Myanmar in May 2008, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) created a web-based collaboration portal for aid workers in the region that enabled more than 100 relief organizations to communicate, analyze information and manage resources. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation.

Martin Luther King Day - Let Freedom Ring

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We see the tragic consequences when fear and hatred win out over the Golden Rule in places like the Middle East, Iran, North Korea, Darfur, Zimbabwe, and Myanmar. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, I''d direct you to Let Freedom Ring , written by Stan Stahl (and included below.) I was able to meet Stan some years ago when we were both working on a project to support youth and their successful education and employment.

The effect of the Burma cyclone on Google AdWords buys within the NGO community | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Google AdWords is now reporting the following pricing for the keyword “Burma&# : Average CPC: $0.68 (at a maximum CPC of $1.25) Estimated clicks per day: 143 – 182 (at a daily budget of $150.00) And “Myanmar&# isn’t any better: Average CPC: $0.62 (at a maximum CPC of $1.69) Estimated clicks per day: 284 – 356 (at a daily budget of $250.00) Meanwhile, Google Trends is reporting very large increases in searches on both “Burma&# and “Myanmar&#.

Four Steps to Ease You Into Social Web Activism

Have Fun - Do Good

On September 28th you could have uploaded a photo of yourself wearing a red shirt to Flickr to show your solidarity with the monks in Burma as part of Red Shirt Day for Burma/Birma/ Myanmar.

Alexandra Rampy, Guest Post: The Cool Factor About Mobile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Objective : Provide lifesaving assistance during the natural disasters that occurred in China and Myanmar. Courtesy of Alexandra Rampy, publisher of SocialButterfly Mobile. What do we do with this one word? We CAN do so much. Rather than go on, instead, I want to give some examples and highlight the cool factor of how mobile can add some out-of-the-box type thinking to an overall health and/or social marketing-related initiative.

Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

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.

Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

Have Fun - Do Good

It is different in every place and oftentimes very laborious, but we are working on a potential program with The Open Society Institute in Myanmar. "Now, 18 months later, all of Juana's children are in school.