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Link Roundup 3/5

Why Your Non-Profit Should Use Pinterest and Instagram

A nonprofit organization has to communicate what its mission is, how it plans to achieve objectives, and why donating money to its cause is so important. You can can spend hours writing thousands of words but there are times when that really isn't necessary.

Link Roundup 3/4

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Is The Time Right To Message Your Members?

Why would Facebook spend $19 billion to buy the mobile messaging app WhatsApp, a company with only $300 million in revenue? Because Facebook hasn't been able to monopolize and monetize the mobile world on their own, so they buy those who have, first Instagram and now WhatsApp with its 450 million active users.

IT Training for Community Organizers

Christina Hill and Maira Sutton | Summer 2007 | Santa Cruz, California GIIP's mission to upgrade the informational capacity of community groups was a unifying theme of this summer's events. TechCamp, a collaborative effort with the Progressive Tech Project (PTP) is a stellar example.

Mobile for Good: A Free How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

Date: Thursday, March 20 Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT Cost: Free! How to Register: Sign up Presented by: Heather Mansfield View: Complete Webinar Schedule Based on more than 20 years of experience and 25,000+ hours spent utilizing mobile and social media, Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices.

The 2014 Skoll Awardees announced

The Skoll Foundation announced today their 2014 class for the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. These social entrepreneurs will be recognized and celebrated at an Oscar-like event called the Skoll World Forum, which happens every April in Oxford.

$10 Cellphones Provide Health Care in Developing World

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What We Do

Worldreader's Mission We're a global non-profit, headquartered in San Francisco and with offices in Europe and Africa, on a mission to eradicate illiteracy among the world's poorest people. Here's how we do it: We start early using e-readers in primary schools where if kids fall behind, they almost never catch up.

Voices of Ghana

Lucas Healy | 2011 | Kasoa, Ghana GIIP Fellow Lucas Healy traveled to Ghana in order to work with The Voice of Ghana, a research and implementation project that focuses on mobile technologies for social advocacy. Lucas also partnered with The Cheerful Hearts Foundation, a community based nonprofit in Kasoa that utilizes their social network ...

'Co-operative businesses must be prepared to move with the times'

A trip to the southern Lake District offers an exemplary lesson in the way that the co-operative model can embrace both multi-billion pound businesses and small - sometimes very small - trading ventures. Buy your supplies for a hike on the hills at the village co-op in Hawkshead and you will be supporting the Co-operative Group, one of the largest co-ops in the world.

3 Lessons From a First-Time Nonprofit Founder

I run two business-a nonprofit, The First Fund, and a for-profit, Lesson.ly-so I spend plenty of time fundraising throughout the year. These three approaches have all been good to me. 1. Put Your Dollars In First The First Fund works to provide $1,000 scholarships to first-graders, while helping their parent(s) and/or guardian(s) save and plan for their child's future.

Human-Centered Design and the Last Mile

A collaborative approach to empowering community health workers drives innovation. Despite many challenges, Uganda's village health teams deliver care to some of the nearly 85 percent of Ugandans who live in remote, hard-to-reach corners of the country, or the "last mile."

A micro-franchising pilot project in Manyara region, in North-east Tanzania is providing power to rural areas and generating income to entrepreneurs that is improving the well-being of children and families in the area. Micro-franchising is a business model that applies traditional franchising to very small businesses.