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

Tech Soup Blog

and was off to Tanzania. I think of Tanzania as the ultimate African country. Charles Brennick happened to have just the thing he needed.

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

AFP Blog

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

Philanthropy and Sustainable Development: Our Role as Interlocutors for Good

Connection Cafe

She reminded us that, ultimately fulfilling these ambitions is part of what philanthropy has stood for all along.

Roles 101

7 Tips for Successful Online Fundraising

NetWits

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

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

John Haydon

The goal this week is to build more classrooms for Shepherd Middle School in Tanzania. Thanks so much!

Can you make your cause this personal?

John Haydon

From Tanzania to Los Angeles. Leah (on my right) wants to be a pediatrician and the first female president of Tanzania.

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

Amy Sample Ward

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Happy Thanksgiving! The call to action? I just uploaded a screen of John Haydon dong some good! How are you giving thanks this season? Fundraising

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? Perhaps around passing one of the most important legislative bills in your organization’s history? But these examples are rarities.

Using Virtual Reality to Showcase Nonprofit Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Truth be told, my eyes had to adjust at first and I found myself unashamedly spinning around in my chair and soaking up this truly unique experience.

Need Some Inspiration To Video Blog? Look no further.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For inspiration, I had to look no further than the " On the Road: Tanzania ," a video blog from the UN World Food Programme. FLIP Camera.

NTEN Members Online Round-Up: Research and Resources to Help Your Organization!

NTEN

an SMS-based initiative to promote user-driven media in Tanzania. This week, NTEN members are sharing and discussing interesting research and helpful tips from marketing to Facebook. Get ready to learn something new today with these links! Have more news to share? Drop us a line or include your links in the comments! Thanks, Roxanne !

Can love change the world? I hope so!

Amy Sample Ward

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 What would happen, instead, if organizations focused on eliminating hunger?) Are you fueling with love? To Mama With Love.

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Eliminating Blinding Trachoma

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

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. And that's Peter's goal as part of this effort. blind trachoma IAPB prevention blindness

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

AFP Blog

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

Six Ways to Influence Donors with Brain Science

John Haydon

During their Epic Thanks campaign, they showed what the achievement of each campaign milestone would provide for a middle school in Tanzania.

Brain 19

Times are hard. Associations make the world better.

SocialFish

The Million Meal Challenge made a difference for children and families in Haiti, India, Jamaica, the Philippines, and Tanzania. Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago. It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC. We had drinks, wine and a three-course dinner. Associations feed the world. Nothing.

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

Tech Soup Blog

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you've probably encountered one of my twice-monthly roundups of nonprofit tech meetups. Africa.

Research Friday: The gift

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Dianna Schwartz , Public Allies Arizona Alumna. Executive Director. Military Assistance Project. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Tanzania in Tanga, Tanzania. Watch out! They're going to try and recruit you. :-). Africa.

Do Online Fund-Raising Contests Squeeze Out Foreign Charities? - Philanthropy.com

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Epic Change, a charity raising money for a school in Tanzania, is a finalist in one of a mushrooming number of contests that enable Web users to vote for nonprofit groups. Do Online Fund-Raising Contests Squeeze Out Foreign Charities? Philanthropy.com: "Do Online Fund-Raising Contests Squeeze Out Foreign Charities?Epic

Benetech: President's Update

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Benetech President's Update Winter 2011 I’m pleased to provide you you a detailed update on Benetech for the first time in two years.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

Tech Soup Blog

(Please visit the site to view this video). NetSquared DC's Roshani Kothari on why she loves NetSquared. The link need to be like so: Africa.

Stacey Monk talks Epic Change, Tweetsgiving and more …

NetWits

Make sure to watch the brief video to see how EpicChange has impacted the lives of many children in Arusha, Tanzania using tools like Twitter, YouTube and Facebook to raise money, connect people with a cause and tell their story

TweetsGiving: Show Your Gratitude With Epic Change

Amy Sample Ward

Last year, funds from TweetsGiving helped build a classroom in Tanzania. There’s just one week before TweetsGiving ! Why TweetsGiving?

2012 Nonprofit Technology Year in Review

Tech Soup Blog

This is my inaugural post highlighting nonprofit technology news from around the world. Top Nonprofit Technology Buzzwords of 2012. Very heartening.

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

It was launched by Voddaphone in 2007 for Safaricom and Vodacom, who are the largest mobile networks within Kenya and Tanzania. That was then.

Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

Tech Soup Blog

Our Local Impact Map. All of them happen to use Microsoft Office to good advantage. How One NGO Serves 70,000 Children. It has just 20 UK-based staff.

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Technology & Community: Strategic Options for Building Movements

Amy Sample Ward

This morning, I had the huge honor of presenting the keynote at the 2011 MyCharityConnects Conference in Toronto, ON. What is a movement? Exactly.

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Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

We just spent three weeks at Shepherd’s Junior near Arusha, Tanzania setting up a technology lab and wireless internet at the school.

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

We just spent three weeks at Shepherd’s Junior near Arusha, Tanzania setting up a technology lab and wireless internet at the school.

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared Tanzania in Tanga, Tanzania. NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all! Newest Groups. Louis in St.

Great reads from around the web on October 28th

Amy Sample Ward

" 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

Great reads from around the web on October 28th

Amy Sample Ward

" 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

Nonprofit Technology News for September 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's about time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! All that and Ginny Mies's pick for the mobile app of the month.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

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. I saw a demonstration of this software at the last Gathering conference, and it looks very well done! People who have heard me speak know how excited I am about the potential of cell phones.

Show Your Mama Some Love (or Facebook Like)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Epic Change has launched a clever social media infused fundraiser for Mother's Day, called To Mama With Love. Here's how it works. I love the design.

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

Amy Sample Ward

Last year, using the theme of gratitude and TweetsGiving, Epic Change catalyzed the global community to help build a school in Tanzania.

Happy TweetsGiving! Epic Thanks!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m just back from a trip to Kenya and London and as they say in the UK, “cream crackered&# (really tired). Have a fabulous holiday!

Tweetsgiving 2009: A Celebration of Gratitude

See What's Out There

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. Watch the instructional video below, as well as three Tweetsgiving videos made by members of the See3 staff. twitter