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Generation Rwanda: Two Stories

As part of the ACE Leadership Training, we had several site visits to bring some of the real world into our discussions.    The group visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial.   The site was established in 2004 on the 10th Anniversary of the genocide in partnership with the Rwanda Government, Kigali City Council, and Aegis Trust, a charity in the UK dedicated to the prediction, prevention, and ultimately elimination of genocide.  … Read More

RIP: Rob Stuart, Godfather of the NpTech Movement

Rob Stuart shared my birthday, Jan. 11th.  We were both part of the 1-11-11 club.  But we also shared more than that – the nonprofit technology field.   Rob was the godfather.  The last time I saw him was in 2009 in San Francisco at the NTC – he attended almost of them from the time they were called the roundup.    … Read More

Show Your Mama Some Love

Show some love in the next fews at To Mama With Love, a creative social fundraiser that leverages the emotional connection we feel with our own mothers or our own pride of being a mom.  Epic Change is inviting everyone to participate in an online collaborative art project to honor moms around the Globe.… Read More

NTC Day of Service 2011: The Art of Story Capture

This year’s Day of Service featured three different projects – a computer recycling project and installation of a wireless network in Washington, DC’s largest homeless shelter and  meal preparation at DC Central Kitchen.   Approximately 100 volunteers participated in service activities.  Event 360 was a sponsor for the Day of Service.… Read More

How to Turn Video Views Into Life-Saving Dollars

Note from Beth: On my way to Kenya for the Ushahidi Board meeting, so enjoy this post by Manny Hernandez.

We at the Diabetes Hands Foundation started the Big Blue Test in 2009 with a simple premise meant to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity for diabetes management: testing your blood sugar, exercising 14 minutes, testing your blood sugar again and sharing the results with the community.… Read More