January 2012 Blog Posts (26)

I-CHASS Interview!

I-CHASS' Costa Rica partner and newest GKPF member shares interview

Thinking Forward: Conrad Wolfram on the Computational Knowledge Economy

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Added by Alain Berranger on January 29, 2012 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Rural Woman’s Network Nepal (RUWON Nepal) seeks International Partnerships (http://www.ruwonnepal.org.np/)

RUWON Nepal is a NGO working for the rights and equality of disadvantaged women, children, and youth with in Kathmandu and the rural district of Sindhuli. The organization work from an education, community capacity building, and early intervention model/s, with current focus on five main projects:

Woman’s literacy classes

Woman’s leadership training

Rural Woman’s Micro Savings initiative

Child and Youth clubs

Children’s extra tuition classes

RUWON…

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Added by Klaus Stoll on January 29, 2012 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Get your Organization involved in Internet Governance at ICANN Join and become active in NPOC !

NPOC is a new constituency within the Non Commercial Stakeholder’s Group (NCSG) of ICANN. NPOC is a collaboration of Not-for-Profit civil society organizations that are concerned with the best possible access to, and the reliable and secure use of information and communication technologies (ICT's) for humanitarian or philanthropic activities.

NPOC allows NGOs and not-for-profit organizations that deliver primarily non-commercial services an opportunity to affiliate, discuss and…

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Added by Klaus Stoll on January 28, 2012 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Voices of Change in African Higher Education

Voices of Change in African Higher Education

Institute of International Education


Lindow, Megan

Published: January 2012



Compiles success stories of PHEA-supported efforts to transform universities and develop effective means of teaching, research, and services in nine African countries. Examines obstacles overcome, lessons learned, and new possibilities for partnerships.…


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Added by Alain Berranger on January 27, 2012 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Telecentre.org 2011 Annual Report Now Available!

http://www.telecentre.org/news/2011-annual-report-now-available-for-download/

Telecentre.org Foundation’s 2011 Annual Report is now available for download. This 10-page report presents a summary of the Foundation’s accomplishments during the Year 2011 as it strived to impact the telecentre community by working towards strengthening telecentre network presence, launching a global…

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Added by Alain Berranger on January 27, 2012 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Partner & Support for 2012 ITF Youth DEBATE! (Theme: Youth, are we ready for Leadership Positions?)

We are looking for partners and supporters for 2012 ITF Debate in Kenya!

Period: 25-26 May 2012…

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Added by kubwimana Venuste on January 26, 2012 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Bangladesh Community Radio Conference 2012



BNNRC is a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is a national networking body working for building a democratic society based on…

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Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR on January 24, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

GKPF launches online Donation and Reporting Service for GKPF members

Greetings. GKP understands that one of the most pressing issues for you is resource mobilization. In order to aid our members in this task we are implementing an online fundraising platform in partnership with Akvo.org on the new GKPF www site. Basically you can use this tool to present your project to the wider public and ask for the resources needed. As an example please have a look at gkp.akvoapp.org…

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Added by Klaus Stoll on January 23, 2012 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

2011 Annual Report W.K. Kellogg Foundation

2011 Annual Report

W.K. Kellogg Foundation


Published: December 2011



Contains board chair's message, president's message, treasurer's report, program information, grant summary, 2011 grants database, financial statements, summary of investments, governance information, and lists of board members and staff.




Funder(s): W.K. Kellogg…

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Added by Alain Berranger on January 22, 2012 at 9:11pm — No Comments

Confrence Pre-Announcement: MOBILE4D "The Mobile Internet - Multi-sector partnerships to develop an ecosystem of applications for social inclusion."

Conference Pre-Announcement

 

GKPF is happy to announce that it is planning to organize an international conference in autumn 2012:

 

MOBILE4D "The Mobile Internet - Multi-sector partnerships to develop an ecosystem of applications for social inclusion."

Mobile phone…

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Added by Klaus Stoll on January 22, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Transparent aid reduces under-5′s mortality rate by 33% in Uganda

From Aidinfo:

PUBLISHED: 20/09/2010 

AUTHOR: ALEX BEECH

"This Study by Reinikka and Svensson (2005) found that in 1995 only 20 percent of a primary education grant program to rural Uganda actually reached its intended target. This figure rose by a striking 60…

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Added by Michael Roberts on January 20, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Centre for Development Informatics at the University of Manchester

PhD/DBA in ICT4D (inc. Scholarship Info.) at Univ. Manchester

"The Centre for Development Informatics at the University of Manchester is seeking high-quality PhD and DBA candidates to research topics on ICTs/information systems and socio-economic development. Some scholarships are available for those starting in September 2012; deadline dates vary but many require application before end January 2012. For further details, see:…

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Added by Alain Berranger on January 18, 2012 at 9:41pm — No Comments

Busan Partnership for effective development co-operation

ref: from Publish What you fund

"The Busan Outcome Document, or ‘Busan Partnership for effective development co-operation’ agreed on 1st December 2011, has resulted in three important…

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Added by Michael Roberts on January 17, 2012 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Fundraising opportunities increase in Myanmar

Soros to Open Office in Myanmar Open Society Foundations founder George Soros has announced plans to open an office in Myanmar (also known as Burma) to support his philanthropic efforts there, the Jakarta Globe reports. Announced following his recent trip to Myanmar, where he met with the country's president and activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, the new office will enable the billionaire philanthropist to work more closely with civil society leaders in the country as it…

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Added by Alain Berranger on January 16, 2012 at 10:31pm — No Comments

Online fundraising going to scale!

Wikimedia Foundation Raises $20 Million Through Online Fundraising Appeal

The San Francisco-based Wikimedia Foundation has announced that it raised $20 million through its annual online campaign to support the expansion and improvement of Wikipedia, the …

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Added by Alain Berranger on January 16, 2012 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Chinese Philanthropy at work! - Alibaba's CEO Jack Ma explains!

Chinese Philanthropists Join Forces to Protect Nature

A group of Chinese philanthropists has announced plans to raise up to $15 million for efforts to preserve and protect nature worldwide, including the creation of a sanctuary in Africa for the hirola, China Daily reports.

Through the newly established…

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Added by Alain Berranger on January 16, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

US announce their commitment to aid transparency initiative (IATI)

"US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces that the US has joined the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI).

Following similar announcements by …

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Added by Michael Roberts on January 14, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Applications for new top level domains are being taken.

Applications for new top level domains are being taken.

ref: ICANNs New TLDs

ref: …

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Added by GKP Foundation on January 13, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Discussion on Resource Mobilization Environment for NGOs

From Alain Berranger - "I'm concerned that funding for NGOs is getting harder and harder to get. I was wondering if we could share our views." 

Visit and participate in the full discussion here: resource mobilization…

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Added by GKP Foundation on January 12, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Klaus Stoll appointed Executive Director of the GKP Foundation

The Board of Trustees of GKP Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Klaus Stoll as Executive Director of the Foundation. Klaus has been a GKP pioneer since the inception of the network in 1997 in Toronto, Canada. He has been an ICT4D advocate in Latin America and globally, working…

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Added by Alain Berranger on January 12, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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