How SMS Alerts Are Helping Curb Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

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Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in April 2014, the Red Cross – with the help of a local cellphone provider – has sent out about two million text messages a month to residents in Sierra Leone.

The Surprising Truth About Donor Fatigue And What Nonprofits Can Do To Avoid It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We approached the question from several angles, and we’re not seeing the public’s giving interest or ability waning. between our Sierra Leone Mudslides appeal in August and our Harvey, Irma, and Mexico earthquake appeals in September. Photo by Fuel Relief Fund on GlobalGiving.

Association Social Media: International Reading Association

SocialFish

People who advocate for literacy and provide professional development to literacy educators in places like Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, and Bangladesh. Got questions for Jayme?

Unicef’s Little Bet on Pinboard

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m now on the prowl for examples from the nonprofit world of “Little Bets” and was excited to read about how Unicef created a fictional profile for a 13-year-old girl named Ami Musa, from the poor, war torn African country of Sierra Leone.

Association Social Media: International Reading Association

SocialFish

People who advocate for literacy and provide professional development to literacy educators in places like Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, and Bangladesh. Got questions for Jayme?

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

Have Fun - Do Good

A truly remarkably story of very every day mothers and daughters in Liberia who were just so sick of the civil war between Charles Taylor, and then the rebels in Liberia, being funded with Sierra Leone diamonds essentially, that they mobilized an entire community of women around peace.

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