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NetSquared Camps Update – December 2012

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In the past year, all around the world, intelligent, technologically savvy people met up to collaborate for social impact. In the NetSquared camps, nonprofits/NGOs, developers, designers and entrepreneurs were brought into a shared space by NetSquard local organizers so they could build projects and develop  collaborative relationships.  Find below summaries of the events that took place in six locations.

 

This Week’s Social Change News from Asia – Week of December 17, 2012

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This post puts a spotlight on two important Asian NPTech issues: human rights and Asian self reliance. Find below stories on the status of human rights in China and Southeast Asia as well as how richer Asian countries are reaching out to help their developing neighbors.

 

Guest Post by Tiffany Pintor


Typhoon Bopha Disaster Relief in the Philippines

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December 2012

This Week’s Social Change News from Africa

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Guest Post by Tiffany Pintor

This is the first post in a series of roundups on social change news from Africa. This is a look at how Africa is struggling with climate change challenges as well as Africans’ continued efforts toward self-reliance even as international donors continue their support.

Africa Should Build Capacity to Use Green Climate Funds, Says African Development Bank Vice-President

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December 2012

This Week's Mobile Mobile Technology For Social Change Recap

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Guest Post by Tiffany Pintor

This is the first post in a series of roundups nf the latest in mobile technology for social change. This post is a digest of interesting international NPTech stories on mobile technology from around the world. Find below links to stories that explore how mobile is being used to document atrocities, Beth Kanter and John Haydon explain how and when nonprofits should invest in mobile and we put a spotlight on UK’s effort towards blending mobile, social entrepreneurship and civil society.

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