Net Tuesdays around the world: 6 new groups!

Amy Sample Ward

We are so thrilled to have these groups coming together to work on local projects and would love to have your city start a Net Tuesday group, too! Lomé, Togo. Their work has catalyzed the local community looking for technology and social change projects. These events are opportunities for anyone interested in the intersection of technology and social benefit to come together, share ideas, learn from each other, and collaborate on projects.

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Data Digest: Open Data for Africa Platform, Silent Data Revolution in MENA and Data Strategies

Tech Soup Blog

Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. It originally appeared on NetSquared. This week have a look at the just completed Open Data for Africa platform and learn more about the brewing open data revolution in the MENA region.

TechSoup French Partner Leads the Way to Sustainable Tech

Tech Soup Blog

Created in 1992, Ateliers du Bocage (the name roughly translates to forest workshop) was founded as a project of the Emmaus Social Movement , a postwar European humanitarian movement organized to nonviolently defend and support the most destitute members of society. ADB's project with Orange France, for instance, includes a national collection program. To date, the project has collected and recycled over half a million phones.