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

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. 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

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

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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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

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 The site allowed readers to donate money

Philanthropy and Sustainable Development: Our Role as Interlocutors for Good

Connection Cafe

While we don’t yet know the exact ways in which the SDGs will be accomplished over the next 14 years, we do know that the dedication of philanthropic organizations from Toledo to Tanzania will be key to the end results.

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TweetsGiving: Show Your Gratitude With Epic Change

Amy Sample Ward

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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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.

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.

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

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

Amy Sample Ward

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.

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 "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

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 "Hujambo from Tanzania! These are some links I wanted to share from October 28th. Find me on Delicious for more!

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. This week is EpicThanks where the entire internet will explode with gratitude.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

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. 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!

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. 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.

Show Your Mama Some Love (or Facebook Like)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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. 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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Can you make your cause this personal?

John Haydon

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 Mama Some Love

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

TweetsGiving 2009: What Nonprofit Tech Are You Thankful For?

Tech Soup Blog

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

Amy Sample Ward

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

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

Happy TweetsGiving! Epic Thanks!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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

Mobile Commons

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?

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 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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Social Media: A Bubble About to Burst

Frogloop

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?

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

Mobile Commons

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?

Happy Thanksgiving: Check out #Goodspotting and EpicThanks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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!

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

Amy Sample Ward

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.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

Tech Soup Blog

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).

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. But as the story behind Tweetsgiving demonstrates, the real focus is not to raise money but to share gratitude all across the web.

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! 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?

Tech Soup Blog

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

Tech Soup Blog

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

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. 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.

Benetech: President's Update

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We now have more than 3,500 users in over 140 countries using Miradi for projects as varied as a coordinated national strategy for the preservation of the chimpanzees in Tanzania, to the development of management plans for two Marine National parks bordering Sweden and Norway.

SMS Delivers Patient Support in Many Forms

Mobile Commons

In Tanzania and sub-Saharan Africa, the SMS for Life program uses SMS and mapping technology to enable quick reporting of anti-malarial drug inventory. Around the world, smartphones rule. In many countries , they’re the only device most people use to get online.

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.

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