VisionLinker Travels to Peru on Humanitarian Mission

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Aaron and his wife recently visited Arequipa, Peru. Working on a team with dedicated humanitarians like VisionLink’s Software Developer, Aaron Priebe, is a honor.

Back from Peru

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I just got back from an amazing two-week trip to Peru. I'll start posting Have Fun * Do Good news soon, but in the meantime, here are a few photos from my trip: Peru Machu PicchuHello Have Fun * Do Good Readers!

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Drive Attention and Gain Donations on Facebook with Video Storytelling

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Using a handful of photos and video clips shot entirely on a mobile phone, ShelterBox created a video days after the landslides hit Peru and Colombia in an effort to drive donations in the wake of the devastation. Sponsored by Animoto. Nonprofits have a unique advantage on Facebook.

Research Friday: The Importance of Strong and Weak Ties In Leadership Development

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for Vive Peru. She is currently serving as Director of Development for Vive Peru, and seeking her next steps in a career in the nonprofit sector. posted by Annalise Parady , Director of Development. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

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We also looked at a campaign strategy developed by the office in Peru called Nofilter and looked at ways to incorporate some of the takeaways from the Networked Nonprofit workshop.

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

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In Peru, the group explored how Azure can help NGOs and in Tanzania , people learned about the concept of cloud productivity services. Technology helps nonprofits deliver on our missions more effectively, but it can also be fiendishly complicated.

Hospitals embracing social media | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal

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Harris, who is traveling with the team in Peru, plans to update the site -- as long as technology allows in Hospitals embracing social media | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal: "Some 3,500 miles away, Delaware residents are keeping tabs on team members as they go from one town to another, thanks to daily postings and pictures on the hospital's Facebook page. Hospital spokeswoman Jenifer L.

The Non-Profit That's Using Technology to Put Itself Out of Business | WIRED

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Under a Heifer pilot program in Peru, farmers are using things like Excel, Photoshop, and Facebook to sell goods online and off." ''via Blog this The Non-Profit That''s Using Technology to Put Itself Out of Business | WIRED : "Ferrari is the CEO of Heifer International, a non-profit that donates things like livestock, seeds, farm equipment, and other essentials to farmers in the developing world, helping them become self-sufficient.

Daniel Ben-Horin on Campus Party

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Since 1997, in Spain , Mexico , Brazil , Chile, Ecuador , Colombia - and soon in Peru - Paco and his team have been serving up their magic brew. TechSoup's founder and co-CEO Daniel Ben-Horin, took to the Huffington Post last week to talk about an innovative technology phenomenon that's growing around the globe and coming to the U.S. soon: Campus Party. Campus Party. is one of those names that doesn't translate perfectly. It's not a.

Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

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This charity also has offices in India , Nepal , and Tanzania operates its own projects and supports partners in Tanzania, India, and Nepal and works on behalf of children in places like the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Peru, Cambodia, China, and Bangladesh.

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Jennifer Lee, Right-Brain Business Plan: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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I’ve coached a massage therapist from Japan and a jewelry designer from Peru. Last fall, I hosted a Have Fun, Do Good series where 12 bloggers shared how they have fun and do good.

Survey: Analysis of Benefits of Blogging in Nonprofit Organizations

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He was born in Lima, Peru and is studying for his masters in Information Systems in Hawaii at HPU. I got an email from Cesar Vargas who writes the NPO Blog. He is currently working on a paper about: "How do blogs benefit nonprofit organizations in U.S." As part of research for his degree, he is conducting a survey about the Benefits of Blogging in Nonprofit Organizations. Check it out

How To Turns Facebook Friends Into Fans And Customers (Guest Post)

John Haydon

He’s a Swedish birdwatcher in Peru who runs a birdwatching tour business. For example, when my Facebook friends travel Peru, my birdwatching tour business is foremost in their mind because of the personal relationship we’ve created on Facebook.

The Blue Sweater 500

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The winner was Lethal Sheethal who was about to leave for six months on her Kiva Fellowship in Peru. Before leaving, she did a fundraiser and raffled off her copy of the book.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

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Four countries in Latin America now have e-waste laws or rules: Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, and Brazil. Just thought I'd take a look at the state of electronics recycling around the world to see how we're doing. World Snapshot.

Traveling Postcards: Interview with Founder, Caroline Lovell

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We are also planning a trip to Peru!

December 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

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peru (3). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on the flows of philanthropic activity. One indicator of popular action areas is the search terms that people use to find opportunities to make a difference. Below are the most popular search terms for December 2008. I have included all terms that were submitted to our search engine two or more times.

December 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

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peru (3). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on the flows of philanthropic activity. One indicator of popular action areas is the search terms that people use to find opportunities to make a difference. Below are the most popular search terms for December 2008. I have included all terms that were submitted to our search engine two or more times.

November 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

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peru (2). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on flows of philanthropic activity. Below are the most popular search terms for November 2008. I have included all terms that were submitted to our search engine two or more times. I have removed search terms that do not relate to causes, or contain the name of one of our platform partners. (x) x) = number of times the term was searched.

November 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

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peru (2). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on flows of philanthropic activity. Below are the most popular search terms for November 2008. I have included all terms that were submitted to our search engine two or more times. I have removed search terms that do not relate to causes, or contain the name of one of our platform partners. (x) x) = number of times the term was searched.

Earned Links Vs. Exchanged Links

John Haydon

Turns out many of the sites were associated with a team of “SEO experts&# from CapyBara – out of Lima, Peru. Yesterday I received an email from Kelly offering to exchange links with this blog.

GOOD Magazine

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While on the plane to and from Peru I had A LOT of time to read. I read my new issue of Ode , With All Our Strength by Anne Brodsky, and a new magazine, GOOD.

Social Media and Community-Building Tips from Not For Sale's Sarah Potts

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Not For Sale operates in Peru, the Netherlands, India, South Africa, and Romania. Please listen to me. I'd like to tell you about the worst thing you've ever imagined.

The value of attending Gnomedex: Priceless

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Find more videos like this on Internet Time. Video from Jay Cross and more about Matt from Jamie Nelson. There were approximately 250 social media power users. There were two full-days packed with excellent content and fabulous speakers. There were 15 sponsorship partners and tasteful sponsorship giveaways and promotion. Thousands of photos in flickr (and really good ones). Two delicious breakfast and lunches, plus 5 different kinds of candy in the afternoon. Two awesome parties.

Web Video for Social Benefit Sector: Some learnings.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The video producers, a husband/wife team, started their company after doing some volunteer work in Peru with CARE. The newswires were filled with stories about Google/YouTube Marriage yesterday. I was up too late editing a screencast to do a content analysis yesterday, instead I found a great thread on Nonprofits and Vlogging over at Social Edge facilitated by Patrick O'Heffernan. It's called Web Video for the Social Benefit Sector.

Tools to End Poverty: An Interview with Martin Fisher of KickStart

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I went off to Peru and went trekking in the mountains, and came face-to-face with developing country poverty for the first time, and thought well, maybe something could be done with engineering, and design, and poverty. I applied for a Fulbright Fellowship to go back to Peru.

MCON13 Live Blog: The Millennial Movement (Jose Antonio Vargas, Define American)

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So the cover photo had 35 people from many different countries: Israel, Peru, the Philippines, China, Guatemala. Throughout the day, we''ll be live blogging sessions from MCON13 , a virtual conference to help leaders engage the Millennial generation. Here are my notes from the first session, a talk by Jose Antonio Vargas with a brief Q&A at the end. Find Jose Antonio Vargas at @joseiswriting on Twitter. Learn more at defineamerican.com or watch the "Immigation is Documented" video.

Interview with My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

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For example, I'd seen potters in Peru whose tradition was to make clay water jars for their community. "If we start losing cultural diversity, we begin to lose our whole sense of community because community is defined by culture.

Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

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You can post a resource if you have medical supplies, or iPhones, or something you want to give to women, or anything you need, like you're looking for a designer, or a volunteer opportunity in Peru. "I would wake up in the middle of the night and still hear their voices.

Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

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We are also in discussions in Peru, in Burkina Faso, and in Botswana as well. "Now, 18 months later, all of Juana's children are in school.

Online Storytelling & Cause Marketing: An Interview with Jonah Sachs of Free Range Studios

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Before I left for Peru, I did an interview for the Big Vision Podcast with Jonah Sachs, the Principal of Free Range Studios , an advertising and marketing firm with offices in Washington DC and Berkeley, California that specializes in non-profits and socially responsible businesses.

Big Vision Podcast: Interview with llyse Hogue Rainforest Action Network

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The newest Big Vision podcast is up , and it is an interview with Ilyse Hogue, the Global Finance Campaign Director for the Rainforest Action Network and one of the founders of SmartMeme , a non-profit collective of long term organizers, strategists, trainers and communications professionals.