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6 Ways To Increase Mobile Giving In 2014


According to the DEC (disaster emergency committee) , a UK based coalition made up of 14 charities who band together in times of crisis, 6 million british pounds were raised via mobile donations after the Philippines was rocked by the typhoon that occurred earlier this year. Make sure your mobile site is optimized for multiple platforms.

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M-Pesa is our hippo!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

we get to hear the story of a cell phone banking service that gives the poor effective banking services in Kenya when the country's banks have declined to serve them. The Philippines has had cell phone banking for years. You load up your phone with minutes with money. In M-Pesa is our hippo!

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The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The high Internet growth countries are now India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico, and Philippines. About a quarter of Internet traffic is now on smartphones, and about a third of all mobile phones (5.2 Mobile: we’re watching much more of our video (nearly 25%) now on our smartphones. billion of them) are now smartphones worldwide.

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Selfies for Good?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

No doubt you’ve taken a “ selfie ,” a self-portrait taken with your mobile phone camera and shared on Facebook or other social media channels. Although selfies have been around for years , they have gained popularity recently. Family is Familia.

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Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Amy Sample Ward

More people have access to a cell phone than to a toilet. Cebu, Philippines. Learn more about TapIt, get the app for your phone, and start today with a disposable-bottle-free lifestyle at: [link]. billion people lack access to toilets. 350 action in Oman Dive Center. Hulhumale Maldives. What is Blog Action Day?

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Operation Smile and #BitcoinTuesday

Top Nonprofits

We had humble beginnings 40 years ago in the Philippines and our founders Bill and Kathleen Magee. He had heard that in the Philippines, there was quite a few kids that needed cleft palate or cleft lip surgery and cleft lip and cleft palate surgery is a specialty. Bill is a retired plastic surgeon. That’s crazy. It’s crazy.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My takeaway is something that many people has pointed out: that the cell phone has become an incredible engine of change for the poor. Her ability to balance things continued to amaze when she answered her cell phone. You can make cash withdrawals from your phone at McDonald's and thousands of other businesses.