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A weekly update with the latest news from PND. Gates, Citi announce climate action commitments at COP26. November 4, 2021.

See how digital games have big impact at the 12th Annual Games for Change Festival in NYC!


Highlights include veteran game designer, Colleen Macklin, who will show how her games with the Red Cross bolstered climate change-related disaster preparedness in Senegal and Nambia, and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, whose work in games, film, and print has made millions aware of human rights issues in the U.S. The 12th Annual Games for Change Festival is coming up on April 21-23 & 25, in New York City, as part of the Tribeca Film Festival.

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Keep your New Year's Resolution with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Dakar, Senegal: L’atelier de mise en place du réseau net2 Dakar. Dakar, Senegal: L’atelier de mise en place du réseau net2 Dakar. Now I’m no Houdini, but I predict that your New Year’s resolutions are noble, high-minded stuff like “find a mentor” or “learn a new skill every month.” ” But following through on these plans can be difficult. We are, after all, in the second golden age of television !

Nonprofits and Politicos Takes SXSW 2010 By Storm


SMS And Social Change: Lessons From Senegal Terra Weikel, UNICEF. The nonprofit and political campaign world has cooked up several thought-provoking panels for the 2010 SXSW Interactive Festival. Don't worry, you won't have to sift through over 2200 entries on every interactive topic under the sun to find the the top-notch nonprofit/political based panels because Frogloop did it for you. Take a look at the list below. Vote for the one’s that you would like to see at SXSW.

Artivist Film Festival & Awards

Have Fun - Do Good

THE SHAPE OF WATER (1:10) Dir - Kum-Kum Bhavnani The Shape of Water, narrated by Susan Sarandon, interweaves the contradictions and joys of everyday life for Khady, Bilkusben, Oraiza, Dona Antonia, and Gila in Brazil, India, Jerusalem, and Senegal. I have said in the past that I believe art does not exist only to entertain but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, to engage in a constant search for the truth.-- Barbra Streisand.

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Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Dakar, Senegal: Concours de Présentation des Projets. Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories. Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact. TechSoup's NetSquared meetups will bring local nonprofits free digital storytelling workshops in more than 40 cities between August and October.

Fueling Progress Towards Gender Equality and the 2030 Global Goals

Connection Cafe

And, in our initial six pilot countries (which include Colombia, India, Indonesia, Kenya and Senegal) we plan to take a deeper look, using national data, research and story-gathering to understand where progress is being made and where it is lagging. .

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Igniting the (Beacon)fire at South by Southwest

Allegiance Group

SMS And Social Change: Lessons From Senegal. If you’re an avid follower of this blog, you may have noticed that the people at Beaconfire are full of great ideas, and not shy about lettin’ em loose on the world. From social media to design to web metrics to just general non profit tech guru-ness, we leave no stone unturned. But there is one thing we have not yet accomplished – and for that we need your help, dear readers.

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Lessons on Policymakers, Gender Equality, and Data

Connection Cafe

By surveying 109 policymakers across Indonesia, India, Kenya, Senegal and Colombia, Equal Measures 2030 was able to get some insight into policymakers’ perspectives on gender equality and how much these were grounded in data and evidence—a crucial part of understanding where change needs to happen in order to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for girls and women by 2030.

Vote for Your CNN Hero: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Impact

Have Fun - Do Good

Viola Vaughn "A group of failing schoolchildren in Kaolack, Senegal, once asked Viola Vaughn to help them pass their classes. I started watching a lot of CNN before the election. It's kinda depressing, but I'm trying to stay informed. Over the past week though, there have been little glimpses of happiness amid the disasters, scandals and economic bad news - stories about the CNN Heroes: Ordinary People Extraordinary Impact.

2012 Nonprofit Technology Year in Review

Tech Soup Blog

eTransform Africa also describes the work of technology hubs or incubators across Africa such as iHub and NaiLab in Kenya, Hive CoLab, and AppLab in Uganda, Activspaces in Cameroon, BantaLabs in Senegal, Kinu in Tanzania or infoDev's mLabs in Kenya and South Africa. This is my inaugural post highlighting nonprofit technology news from around the world. In this case, it's a recap of some of the big nonprofit technology stories of 2012.

nfp 2.0 » What does Second Life success look like for non-profits?

Rebooting Charity

You can milk a cow destined for Kenya, pat a sheep needed by a community in Senegal, and even sit in a toilet latrine, required to improve hygiene facilities in a school in real-world Armenia. Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

[VIDEO] Emerging Trends in Nonprofit Social Media Marketing


Peace Corps in Senegal in West Africa. Julia Campbell will provide a framework for evaluating the best platforms for your unique organization, as well as ideas for creating great social media content your audience will love. Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Julia, I got 2:00 Eastern.