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Using Pinterest To Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women in Nigeria

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It was an one pager, stating violence in Nigeria facts and showing very graphic photos of victims of violence. Happy Fourth of July!

Human Rights Trainings in Nigeria

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My most recent visit to Nigeria confirmed this trend. Human rights monitors in Nigeria continue to be harassed. They also helped the NHRC upgrade their computers so that they could prepare for our arrival in Nigeria. Tags: Tripathi Martus NHRC human rights Nigeria MacArthur That’s just what happened.

An invisible economy in Latin America and the Caribbean?

SocialFish

Combined they represent almost 11% of Nigeria’s GDP in 2013. I plan to write more about this later, but take a look first. Book review

Lame spam of the day: FBI and Nigeria still want to send me money

Robert Weiner

I wrote about a version of this one last year, but the language of this version is so tortured that I have to post it. No official-looking seal this time. Sender: FBI OFFICE (office.fbi3@gmail.com). Subject: FROM IMF HEAD OFFICE. Text: Anti-Terrorist And Monetary Crimes Division. FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C. Federal Bureau Of Investigation.

Women Ingenuity is Powering Solutions for the Digital Divide

Connection Cafe

There’s Olutosin in Lagos, Nigeria. World leaders and technology firms should be paying attention to their solutions—and backing them up.

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

Port Harcourt, Nigeria: Digital Storytelling. Abuja, Nigeria: A Well-Told Digital Story Is Powerful. Storymakers Community Events. Kenya.

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Abuja, Nigeria: Office 365: Train-the-Trainer Workshop in Abuja. Port Harcourt, Nigeria: Shaping Port Harcourt for Social Change. Europe.

Fake Facebook Friends and the CIA

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Until it quickly became a classic advance fee scam conversation (originally made famous by folks in Nigeria with faxes). Last night I received a Facebook friend request from an old friend and accepted it. Within a minute or two, a FB Messenger chat started up about the UN and the Sustainable Development Goals. Use crypto. Use Signal.

The Future of Social: Gen Z

NonProfit Hub

While there are larger numbers of Gen Z in India, China and Nigeria compared to UK or US, they are truly a global organization.

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Future of Social: Gen Z

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While there are larger numbers of Gen Z in India, China, and Nigeria compared to UK or US, they are truly a global organization. I’m thrilled to be spending a few days in London where I am keynoting The Future of Social conference hosted by Social Misfits Media. Gen Z By The Numbers. Be Prepared to Be Blown Away by Gen Z. Fundraising

Akilah Institute for Women: Social Media Workshop

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Akilah workshop. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. The organization was founded by Elizabeth Dearborn Davis and Dave Hughes. Civil Society 2.0

The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The high Internet growth countries are now India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico, and Philippines. The latest edition has lots of NPTech insights.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Abuja, Nigeria: A Well-Told Digital Story Is Powerful. The weather is getting better now that we're firmly into spring. Storymakers. Africa.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? Well, there are! Want to learn about PCI compliance?

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Abuja in Abuja, Nigeria. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. NetSquared organizers plan events because they have skills to share, want to give back, and want to make the world a better place.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts. But there's a special magic that happens when we get face to face. Want to learn about PCI compliance?

Which countries use the internet the most? - Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum

AFP Blog

In countries such as Brazil and Nigeria, with younger populations and solid smartphone penetration, two-thirds of respondents say they are continuously connected,” according to the report. Which countries use the internet the most? Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum : "A study by consulting firm A.T.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya : his report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world. For other reports in this series, please visit [link] H/T to Social Fish

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

Tech Soup Blog

Port Harcourt, Nigeria: How to Launch a Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaign. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing!

NetSquared October Event Preview

Tech Soup Blog

Port Harcourt, Nigeria: Computer Tutoring (Graphic Design). October’s NetSquared Events. Tuesday, October 1. Thursday, October 3.

Measurement Takes Center Stage in Bill Gates' 2013 Letter

NTEN

In the annual letters from Bill and Melinda Gates which was released today, measurement takes center stage. In case you weren't yet convinced, I imagine this clear declaration -- which ties the concepts of business innovation like incremental improvement of steam power to making vaccine delivery more effective -- will move the needle for you.

Packable philanthropy: Donate a TEDx in a Box

AFP Blog

So far, boxes have been shipped to organizers in Ecuador, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, India and Pakistan — and counting Packable philanthropy: Donate a TEDx in a Box : What is a TEDx in a Box, you ask? TEDx in a Box was an idea that originated at TEDxKibera, a vibrant event held in the slums of Nairobi.

Lame spam of the day: ATM MASTER CARD PAYMENT

Robert Weiner

THIS IS TO OFFICIALLY INFORM YOU THAT THE UNITED NATION SPECIAL DUTY ON DEBT SETTLEMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH WORLD BANK DEBT RELIEF HAVE TAKEN OVER THE PAYMENT OF NIGERIAN FOREIGN DEBT FOLLOWING A BILITERAL AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN THE WORLD BANK COUNTRY OFFICE AND THE PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA. Today's lame spam has so many red flags possible.

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The chief negotiators of the Treaty for India (GR Raghavender), Brazil (Kenneth Nobrega), and of course Nigeria (Ruth) all participated.

Lame spam of the day: quite every unfruitful dealing

Robert Weiner

Governor Central Bank of Nigeria. Nigeria. A fax call was received by my insider from the International Monetary Fund (Imf) following an information given from a local security service here in Nigeria in the Name Economic and Financial Crime Commission (Efcc). This one must have been run through language translation software.

Lame spam of the day: Money from Homeland Security

Robert Weiner

So you are by this notice to contact us and claim your fund within the next four (4) working days or necessary actions will be taken by our team to terminate the transaction and return it back to Nigeria, were the compensation. Homeland Security wants to send me money (right after they learn to write English). Watch out for those flying pigs.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And all this is on top of Martus work we're actively engaged with in Kenya, Nigeria and Egypt Our human rights group is active all over the place right now. Patrick Ball is in Colombia for most of the next three months teaching the techniques of human rights statistics and information processing at the National University there.

Opportunity to Mentor Nigerian Women - The Networking for Success Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's why I'm passing this mentoring opportunity to work with women in Nigeria. Take this three question quick quiz: 1. The Women???s

Lame spam of the day: FBI & Nigerian Govt want to send me money

Robert Weiner

This one's pretty funny. It claims to come from the "Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Counter-terrorism Division and Cyber Crime Division". 20535.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

There's more in the press release, and we will be expanding our efforts in Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt and Algeria. One of the issues I was exploring on my trip to Africa was the expansion of the use of our Martus software there. When we started working on Martus four years ago, we didn't look too closely at Africa. Times have changed dramatically.

Lame spams of the day: More people sending me money

Robert Weiner

Central Bnak Of Nigeria. (no between the Government of Nigeria and the Metropolitan Police London, to. compensate you on your losses to Fraudsters in Nigeria and Online Lottery. Even more people want to send me money. Here are a few examples: Sender: Authorize.Net (emailreceipts@authorize.net). Batch ID: 320541579. recipient.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One terrific guy is Isaac Durojaiye from Nigeria. The big one was taking my son, Jimmy, with me. The answer is, I don't know yet! We ate fondue.

Did I Like The Philanthropist? Not So Much.

Have Fun - Do Good

I wanted to like NBC's new show, The Philanthropist , but I didn't. That's about all I liked. We later learn that his own young son is dead).

Dancefloor and Balcony: What I learned about emergent online collaboration from Eugene Eric Kim

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It made me think of Chris Brogan's " Trust Agents." He talked about how in Nigeria everyone has a "money guy" who can exchange your currency.

Botswana's Elections and the Use of Social Media

Tech Soup Blog

While they note that their use of social media tools is behind countries like Nigeria, Uganda, or South Africa, there are promising signs that individuals like journalists and students are using such tools to monitor and report on the ongoing elections. One blogger in particular, Patricia Maganu, notes that: read more. Tools

The Steep Challenges of Philanthropy to the Muslim World

Tech Soup Blog

The most populous Muslim country is Indonesia , followed by India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, and Egypt. Dara Westling.

NetSquared Mid-October Event Preview

Tech Soup Blog

Port Harcourt, Nigeria: Computer Tutoring (Graphic Design). It’s getting colder out there…winter is coming. Monday, October 21.

My remarks just made at WIPO today

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

with print disabilities, with more than 70,000 copyrighted works in our library, the majority of which have been created under the US copyright exception by volunteers, mainly people with disabilities themselves, helping each other. • We now have global permissions for around 8,000 copyrighted books out of our 70,000. •

Bookshare without Borders: #1/3

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Bookshare International Library We’re always thinking about new ways in which Benetech could go deeper and help many more people.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Isaac from Nigeria makes mobile toilets and gives them to poor widows to use to generate income: "shit business is serious business."