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#NPTechChat: Financing for Development - July 28, 2015

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Join @TechSoup, and @plus_socialgood for the July #NPTechChat Twitter chat on financing for development: what it means for local communities. The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals highlight the importance of financing for development. In fact, the recent Financing for Development summit was focused directly on this.

Calling All Hackers (for Social Good!)

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We here at NetSquared are proud to announce the beta launch of Hacker Helper. Hacker Helper is a website that helps prepare developers for hackathons by providing issue-specific problem statements written by NGOs and activists who are working on the ground to solve social problems. It also provides developers with links to relevant data sets, APIs, and other people who are working on projects to solve the social problem.

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Netsquared Kenya Regional Meeting 26 OCTOBER 2013./Kakamega County

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Netsquared Kenya Regional Meeting is scheduled  26 October 2013.

Members are going to debate on  different entry/themes in each hub.

Local networks in kenya

Busia county is going to focus on education support program

Laikipia county they will focus on peace campaign  and development

Kisumu county they will focus  on development

Kakamega county will focus on agriculture and food security

Narok county will focus on Mau conservation(environmental conservation)

VOLUNTEER IN KENYA

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Apply to volunteer in Kenya with Village ECO volunteers Kenya, as a teaching volunteer you do not need any previous experience but you will need to be aged 17 and over by the start date. Volunteering Solutions can provide you information and arrange a placement for you in Kenya, most projects are in rural communities which need assistance.

Books Change Lives

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East Africa has made huge progress towards achieving Universal Primary Education UPE,but sadly around 10 million primary school pupils drop out each year ,and many children who do manage to complete school have very poor reading skills in English and in their mother tongue.this proves a huge hurdle for those children who go on to attend secondary school where all lessons are taught in English.most schools have no library ,and the books that do exist in classrooms are often out of date and are shared between 10 or more children .For most families,books are luxury they simply cannot afford ,

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