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New data for strategic disaster philanthropy 


Cyclone Idai struck Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, causing widespread flood destruction. Hurricane Dorian caused catastrophic damage in the Bahamas and parts of the eastern United States. Wildfires plagued the Amazon, California and Australia.

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Women Bloggers in Africa Celebrate International Women's Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the posts/blogs that caught my eye was Sokwanele - This is Zimbabwe and their celebration of the women of Zimbabwa through WOZA (Women of Zimbabwe Arise). And through honouring them we recognise the courage of all Zimbabwe women battling in these difficult times - not just for today, but for every day of the year."

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CEO’s Update: Fall 2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The documentation projects of our partners in Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe have yielded so far six high-quality publications or reports about violations against LGBTI individuals in their communities.

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Upcoming Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging

Tech Soup Blog

" He has been an advocate and organizer with immigrants and refugees in Charlotte, New York/Newark, and Los Angeles, as well as in Zimbabwe and Great Britain, for organizations including Detention Watch Network. and LA Media Reform Group , to name a few.

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Peer-to-Peer Crowdfunding Myths & How To Ensure Success

The Modern Nonprofit

Build a school in Zimbabwe. The real reason that campaigns you see on GoFundMe have success is that they are set up for very specific and tangible projects : Help Bob get new teeth. Help pay for Sally’s cancer treatment. The more specific, the better. The community cries out for that. They want to solve a problem.

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How to Use Causes for Your Year-End Fundraising Appeal


And Camfed raised $4,500 to build a roof on a school in Malawi , then turned around and funded another $3,386 project to give shoes to schoolgirls in Zimbabwe. . The Humane Society of the United States raised $20,000 in 6 days , all through their cause, to fund a team of journalists documenting the seal slaughter in Canada.

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"Press 2 for Chickens": Innovating African Radio Stations


Bartholomew Sullivan, a regional ICT officer for AFRRI, and Farm Radio International had been in touch with Kubatana, the parent organization of Freedom Fone, in Zimbabwe and thought IVR technology could be used to improve programming at the stations by making the experience and content more interactive. . Challenges and issues.

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8 Ways Nonprofits Can Help P2P Fundraisers Meet & Exceed Their Goals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

They are an awesome organization that was founded by two professional “futball” players from Zimbabwe. Their mission is to mobilize and empower the world for good, and part of that means putting their money where their mouth is and actively fundraising for a nonprofit every year. This year, they’ve selected Grassroot Soccer.

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Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

Have Fun - Do Good

We have $2 donors out of Zimbabwe and $20,000 donors out of San Francisco. We probably have four or five dozen volunteers around the United States, and we have more than 500 individual donors all around the world, which to me is such a powerful statement.

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Women Who Light the Dark by Paola Gianturco

Have Fun - Do Good

Women Who Light the Dark by photojournalist Paola Gianturco (powerHouse books, September 2007) begins with a profile of Betty Makoni and the Girl Child Network in Zimbabwe. Betty and 6 tenth grade students co-founded the Girl Child Network.

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Martin Luther King Day - Let Freedom Ring


We see the tragic consequences when fear and hatred win out over the Golden Rule in places like the Middle East, Iran, North Korea, Darfur, Zimbabwe, and Myanmar. As the world grows smaller, as we get to know each other, our 50,000 year old fear and hatred of others is bumping up against 50,000 years of the Golden Rule.

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