allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Charitable Giving - Where Are Tanzania's Affluent? (Page 1 of 4)

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allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Charitable Giving - Where Are Tanzania''s Affluent? Page 1 of 4) : IN December 2009, Luca Neghesti, a serial entrepreneur in Media, ICT and Logistics industries in Tanzania spearheaded a relief aid campaign for thousands of victims of the Dar es Salaam floods through the use of social media platforms

Back to School in Tanzania with a New Windows Multipoint Server Computer Lab

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and was off to Tanzania. I think of Tanzania as the ultimate African country. Grace Ministries International has been doing interesting things to develop their school, the Tanzania Grace Bible Institute. Tanzania Grace Bible Institute teachers learning how to use the new lab.

Kipp and Philip of the Social Development Network in east Africa

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I've just ended an exciting three week long Africa trip to Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana. They've also done a similar project in Tanzania and Uganda. social entrepreneurs Kipp Thigo SODNET Uchaguzi Huduma Martus Tanzania Nairobi Kipchumbah Social innovation human rights KenyaThere are so many exciting people and organizations to talk about!

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Happy Tweetsgiving: Nonprofit taps Twitter for fundraising - OrlandoSentinel.com

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But it also included a link to a website that told the story of Mama Lucy Kamptoni, a woman building a school in the African nation of Tanzania. Happy Tweetsgiving: Nonprofit taps Twitter for fundraising - OrlandoSentinel.com: "The Twitter message started simple enough two years ago: What are you thankful for? Happy Tweetsgiving!But The site allowed readers to donate money

7 Tips for Successful Online Fundraising

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On mothers day 2010 they set out to raise money for Mama Lucy - a change maker who’s dedicated her life to helping kids in Arusha, Tanzania. The folks at Epic Change continue to do great things using the web as their medium. We can learn some things from this online fundraising project

TweetsGiving: Show Your Gratitude With Epic Change

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People donate to a shared cause in honor of that for which they are most grateful Funds raised will go to support the work of Mama Lucy Kampton ( @MamaLucy ), a ChangeMaker who has transformed her community in Arusha, Tanzania through her school Shepherd’s Junior.

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Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

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Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing. Musoma, Tanzania: Adobe Spark: Storytelling for Nonprofits. Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing. Morogoro, Tanzania: Storytelling Event; Storymakers Campaign. Bunda , Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

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Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing. Morogoro, Tanzania: Role of ICT for Farm Management. Pangani, Tanzania: Storymakers Campaign. Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing. Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

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Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing. Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing. Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing. Pangani, Tanzania: Social Media Surgery: Instagram for Farmers and Livestock Keepers. Bunda, Tanzania: Microsoft Cloud Computing.

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

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Avi is just back from Tanzania where he and other Epic Change team members were working with the students in the classroom built with last year’s TweetsGiving proceeds. Originally posted on the NetSquared blog.

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

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Avi is just back from Tanzania where he and other Epic Change team members were working with the students in the classroom built with last year’s TweetsGiving proceeds. Originally posted on the NetSquared blog.

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

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"Meetings" come in diverse and innovative formats like Mississauga, Canada's Geek Talk — Coffee and Convo; Pangani, Tanzania's Social Media Surgery ; and Birmingham, United Kingdom's Summer Tech for Good Social in a local pub.

Watch me cut off all my hair for #EpicThanks (video)

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The goal this week is to build more classrooms for Shepherd Middle School in Tanzania. This week is EpicThanks where the entire internet will explode with gratitude.

Great reads from around the web on October 28th

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" The TwitterKids of Tanzania | The Epic Change Blog – A beautiful update from the Epic Change blog where Stacey and Avi are now in Tanzania working with the "school that Twitter built" last year from proceeds of Tweetsgiving, and where this year's donations will help bring technology. "Hujambo "Hujambo from Tanzania! These are some links I wanted to share from October 28th. Find me on Delicious for more!

Great reads from around the web on October 28th

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" The TwitterKids of Tanzania | The Epic Change Blog - A beautiful update from the Epic Change blog where Stacey and Avi are now in Tanzania working with the "school that Twitter built" last year from proceeds of Tweetsgiving, and where this year's donations will help bring technology. "Hujambo "Hujambo from Tanzania! These are some links I wanted to share from October 28th. Find me on Delicious for more!

Show Your Mama Some Love (or Facebook Like)

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The money you donate to this effort will support Mama Lucy Kamptoni, a changemaker in Tanzania who once sold chickens and used her income to build a primary school that now provides a high-quality education to over 400 children in Tanzania.

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The BBC just had a great article that demonstrates the power of this tool: Mobile phones boom in Tanzania Two articles caught my eye recently. Nicole Wallace, the tech reporter for the Chronicle of Philanthropy, who does a great job, just wrote an article on new business plan software that the Social Enterprise Alliance has helped develop, entitled New Technology Tools Aid Business Plans. I saw a demonstration of this software at the last Gathering conference, and it looks very well done!

Can you make your cause this personal?

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From Tanzania to Los Angeles. Stacey invited Mama Lucy, Gideon and Leah from the Shepherds Junior in Tanzania (an Epic Change project ) to share their hopes and dreams with the attendees. Leah (on my right) wants to be a pediatrician and the first female president of Tanzania.

Show Your Love on Mother’s Day for Your Mom & Mama Lucy

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Last year, using the theme of gratitude and TweetsGiving, Epic Change catalyzed the global community to help build a school in Tanzania. From the Heart: Just like Tweetsgiving, and everything that Mama Lucy is doing in Tanzania, the To Mama with Love campaign is all from the heart.

Eliminating Blinding Trachoma

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As I mentioned in my previous two blogs about my Africa trip of last July, I had the pleasure of meeting many interesting people and learning about numerous exciting, cool projects during that three week long visit to Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana. Kenya and Tanzania, among others, are considered “high burden countries,” defined as having more than 5 million people living in trachoma-confirmed and suspected areas.

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Show Your Mama Some Love

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Last year, this campaign had hundreds of people sharing their love for hundreds of moms, and nearly $20,000 USD was raised to build a home for the TwitterKids of Tanzania and their classmates who attend Mama Lucy Kamptoni’s school in Arusha, Tanzania.

Happy TweetsGiving! Epic Thanks!

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Over the past two years, from the gratitude of thousands, this global event has built two classrooms and a library in Arusha, Tanzania, where the twitterkids, led by local changemaker Mama Lucy Kamptoni, learn and grow at one of the best primary schools in their country.

Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!

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My colleague, Stacey Monk , founder of Epic Change and one of the pioneers of peer-to-peer fundraising efforts incorporating social media, shared this NPR story about a Kickstarter Campaign by a Gideon , 15 year old boy who is from in Tanzania Africa.

Tweetsgiving 2009: A Celebration of Gratitude

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Last year, Tweetsgiving raised $10,000 to build a classroom in Tanzania. This year, See3 is playing an active role in Tweetsgiving 2009 , a global celebration that seeks to change the world through the power of gratitude. But as the story behind Tweetsgiving demonstrates, the real focus is not to raise money but to share gratitude all across the web.

TweetsGiving 2009: What Nonprofit Tech Are You Thankful For?

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Tweetsgiving is using micro-blogging tool Twitter to raise money for a classroom in Tanzania. Last year, Elliot penned a post about TweetsGiving. What, pray tell is that, you might be asking?

Philanthropy and Social Media: New Whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy

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Their Tweetsgiving campaigns were fundraisers benefiting Mama Lucy’s school in Tanzania and connected the students to their supporters through Twitter.

Happy Thanksgiving: Check out #Goodspotting and EpicThanks

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Stacey is one who launched the first social media infused gratitude campaign during Thanksgiving back in 2008,successfully raising money for a school project Tanzania. Happy Thanksgiving!

Social Media: A Bubble About to Burst

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The inspiring Tweetsgiving , developed by Epic Change , raised over $60K over the last three Thanksgiving holidays to build schools in Tanzania. Are your nonprofit staffers addicted to social media? Do they feel that one day Twitter and Facebook are going to bring in the big bucks and build a huge base of activists that will come to your organization’s rescue when you need their help the most?

Need Some Inspiration To Video Blog? Look no further.

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For inspiration, I had to look no further than the " On the Road: Tanzania ," a video blog from the UN World Food Programme. Here's a few how-to resources that relate to the camera and software that were used to create the On the Road: Tanzania video blog.

Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

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For example, you could be Eni, a mother of 9 in Tanzania; you might be Ken, a struggling carpenter in the Republic of Vanuatu; or you could be Manu, the mayor of a Peruvian town. Challenge: How do you connect attendees of a local event with an international organization?

Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

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For example, you could be Eni, a mother of 9 in Tanzania; you might be Ken, a struggling carpenter in the Republic of Vanuatu; or you could be Manu, the mayor of a Peruvian town. Challenge: How do you connect attendees of a local event with an international organization?

Technology for Change Contest: Win a new computer from HP!

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During the US Thanksgiving holiday, Tweetsgiving asked people around the world to use Twitter to share something they were grateful for and include the link to the Tweetsgiving site (where people could donate to help build a library, classroom and more for the benefiting school in Tanzania). Technology for Change. What’s your favorite example of technology helping people create positive change in the world? I think there are too many to count, really.

Can love change the world? I hope so!

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Her students consistently score at the top of over 120 schools in the Arusha district of Tanzania. I have talked many times before about the way we as nonprofit organizations and changemakers set our goals. (If If we focus our work on feeding the hungry, for example, do we actually create a system in which we rely on people needing our services? What would happen, instead, if organizations focused on eliminating hunger?)

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Happy Tweetsgiving!

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This year they hope to spread gratitude further and raise enough to help build an additional classroom, orphanage/boarding facility, cafeteria and library at Epic Change’s partner school in Tanzania, and to finding and funding future Epic Fellows like the school’s founder, Mama Lucy.

First Twitter Fundraising Case Studies

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Built around Thanksgiving, the idea was for Twitterers to tweet (post) something they are grateful for, and at the same time post a link to Tweetsgiving where a donation could be made to build a classroom in Tanzania. Tweetsgiving was one of the first Twitter campaigns designed to raise money.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

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Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Tanzania]([link] in Tanga, Tanzania * [501 Tech Club Austin]([link] in Austin, TX * [Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club]([link] in Kansas City, MO --> Upcoming Events. (Please visit the site to view this video).

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

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NetSquared Tanzania in Tanga, Tanzania. NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all! The exact format isn't important, as long as we are consistently gathering the nonprofit and tech communities together so that they can learn from each other.

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

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Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Tanzania]([link] in Tanga, Tanzania * [501 Tech Club Austin]([link] in Austin, TX * [Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club]([link] in Kansas City, MO --> Upcoming Events.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

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Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Tanzania in Tanga, Tanzania. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face-to-face in physical space.

If your organization tweets it, will they donate?

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Avi Kaplan has published some basic stats from the recent Tweetsgiving Campaign that raised over $10,000 in 48 hours right before and during Thanksgiving to build a classroom in Tanzania. Photo by NimagesDR. Can Twitter help your cause raise money?, a question asked by the Give and Take blog.