Seeing the United Arab Emirates

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Obviously, there was a lot of buzz about the financial meltdown, especially in a place like Dubai that has built itself up as a major international business center (Dubai as an emirate has relatively little oil compared to some of the other gulf emirates).

To Dubai on an Emirates Airbus 380

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My current business trip started by heading for Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was easier to say yes than usual: I'd never been to Dubai or the region, and the government of Dubai and Emirates airline offered to fly me there business class!

Bookshare without Borders: #3/3

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Creating the World’s Largest Collection of Accessible Arabic eBooks Access to knowledge is the critical first step on the path to economic, educational, and social development. Digitally processing Arabic-language content is no easy task.

What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first day of training is this Sunday and we’ll be covering networked approaches for NGOs and social media trainers. The participants include in-country teams from six different countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

Betsy Beaumon on Benetech's Literacy Program

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veteran, or you speak Arabic, or you live in Korea? Bookshare International Yup, Bookshare now has Arabic books. The news that this is the largest accessible Arabic book collection in the world is bittersweet. We hope to work on this thorny challenge further with our partner, the Mada Center, in Qatar, and benefit others throughout the region, such as the members served by our new partner, Emirates Association for the Visually Impaired, in the United Arab Emirates.

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Rebooting Charity

Widgets of the world unite… You’ve been promoted to “Buzz Director” Recent Comments bbm : This year I have donated money to rescue an animal from the clutches of a poor peasant in.

A New Marketing Paradigm: How Affordable, Active and Agile Technology Can Change Nonprofits

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His clients have included a “who’s who” of nonprofits, among them, World Vision, The Children's Society (UK), Oxfam, The ONE Campaign, American Red Cross, UNCF-the United Negro College Fund, Jewish National Fund, National Wildlife Federation, Open Doors, Turning Point and Habitat for Humanity. He and his wife currently live in the United Arab Emirates and enjoy traveling widely Matt McCabe, Orange Leap. [Ed.