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Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Munzungu , a UK citizen working in Uganda. Tricks?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sarah Tarnopolsky

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

He’s originally from Somalia but grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya. Sarah Tarnopolsky. Share your day with us! 7:55 am – Cycle to work.

A Honey of a Indiegogo Campaign

Cause Related Marketing

Now on Indiegogo is a fundraiser to help rural beekeepers in Kenya fend off honey badgers and otherwise improve their operations.

21 Ways to Give Back Through Your Holiday Shopping

J Campbell Social Marketing

Kibera School for Girls in Kenya. photo credit: Rev. Xanatos Satanicos Bombasticos (ClintJCL) via photopin cc. Participate in #GivingTuesday.

Virtual Reality and Nonprofit Marketing – A New Way to Engage Donors

J Campbell Social Marketing

One of the most compelling is Growing Up Girl , the story of Monica, a 10-year-old girl living in Kenya. Guest blog by H. James, MBA.

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Charity: Water versus and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Earlier this summer, we started tracking the communications of pairs of national nonprofits working in the same space. Where do they diverge? Kivi.

50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising, based in Nairobi, Kenya, started with 7 blogs in 2007 and raised $350,000. Days. Week. This works for nonprofits too.

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Imagineering InstaGood: 7 Examples You Won’t Find On Mashable


The #Kenya365 Instagram Project : A grassroots group of friends are starting a photo-a-day hashtag #Kenya365 to highlight life and community in Kenya.

How to Build a Fundraising Tribe for #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

Perhaps your story is about how your campaign will offer funds to help build schools in Kenya. Guest blog by Candace Cody. Keep Them Informed.

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Latest mobile phone statistics from Africa and what this means…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

South Africa, Nigeria, Morocco, Egypt, Algeria and Kenya constitute the key mobile markets in Africa in terms of potential growth. revolution.

Get Off Your Butt Or Get Out

The Agitator

Kenya. I only wish I could stop crying as I write this, my last post of the year. 28 dead from the Newtown shootings in Connecticut. Lives that will never progress, will never be part of our shared future. All a result of an unspeakable tragedy. Lives snuffed out by a lack of political will and guts. Syria. The Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Wangari Maathai was a renowned environmental political activist in Kenya. Along with earning her PhD (she is credited as the first woman in East and Central Africa to do so), Maathai taught at the university level, worked in the Kenya government, and founded the Greenbelt Movement. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

Reader Questions: How can I get funding for a think tank?

Wild Woman Fundraising , based in Nairobi, Kenya, started with 7 blogs in 2007 and raised $350,000. I recently got an email from a reader asking me how I would fundraise for a think tank in a country that does not have the best history of democracy or political discourse. This is my response. Look for funding in other countries. Large pictures.

Moms adopt African village in 3 hours 10 minutes, online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It turns out that Jeff met a “ mommy blogger &# named Jennifer McKinney last year, and she traveled to a one of his organization’s projects in Kenya. The title of this post was the subject line of an email I received this week from Jeff Power at the Global Hope Network. Naturally, I was curious. What was he talking about?

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The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

What are some of the best papers published in social marketing this past year? Aaron et al. 2016). PLoS One ; Oct 18;11(10):e0162462. pone.0162462.

tips for promoting your nonprofit's blog

Studio 501c

Beth Kanter asked some folks to provide tips on blog promotion to Alison Lowndes, who started an interesting nonprofit in Kenya. Tags: BLOGGING COMMUNICATIONS WEB Africa Arctic Circle Beth_Kanter blogging blogs Feedburner Kenya nonprofit nonprofits Performancing Technorati Do everything this post from

The mosquito whining in Seth Godin’s ear and the art of the great appeal

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I was in Kitale, Kenya, near the Ugandan border.&# Marketing guru Seth Godin talked about malaria on his blog this week , and it’s a stellar appeal. We can learn a lot from his approach. Here’s how a great mind makes malaria relatable and compels us to action: 1. VIVID IMAGE. That detail seizes the imagination. PERSONAL STORY.

‘Genius’ Awards For Nonprofits

The Agitator

Ushahidi – Nairobi, Kenya ($750,000) pioneers free, open source software to collect and map information that advances human rights. Just got around to reading about the 13 organizations that recently won recognition (and $$) from the MacArthur Foundation for their creativity and effectiveness. Here are the 13 winners for 2013.

The Best in Social Marketing in 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

The application of social marketing to health, environmental and social issues is expanding in scope and depth. Carins JE, Rundle-Thiele SR (2013).

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What's Your Non-Profit's Bottom Line?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

To find out researchers divided a segment of Kenya’s population into two groups, giving away free nets to the first group and selling the nets at low cost to the second group. The result: free nets did more to combat the spread of malaria than low-cost nets, at least in Kenya. From Guest Blogger Nick Cooney. How can you tell?

Ushahidi Puts All the Pieces Together

A. Fine Blog

Ushahidi began in 2008 in the wake of the stolen election in Kenya. Ushahidi is the Swahili word for testimony or witness. It is also a relatively new organization that represents all of the pieces of the digital convergence to crowdsource crisis information.

"Shower Strike" No Bathing Fundraiser Attracts Stinkers?!

The Biddery Blog

Sarah Nemec is about to have a very funky week. No soap + dirty clothes + 100-degree days = a very stinky Sarah Nemec. Read more

BOGO Toothbrushes

Cause Related Marketing

So far the Smile Squared toothbrushes have landed with kids in Central America, Mexico, Haiti, Kenya, Cambodia, India and the Philippines.

Tweeting for Children

A. Fine Blog

These efforts will directly benefit children in Gambia, Zambia, Kenya and Ethiopia. The Christian Children’s Fund has changed its name to ChildFund International. There is [.].

Great storytelling and marketing lessons from the Stove Man

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you work for a good cause, you know how hard it is to tell your story in a way that does justice to the needs you face and the miracles you make.

Gamified Cause Marketing and Half the Sky

Cause Related Marketing

The game is mediated by a character named Radhika, a mother of two, who starts in India and then makes her way to Kenya, Vietnam and Afghanistan, before landing in the United States. The actors could only react to the horrors they saw and heard about and I didn’t think it often worked. It felt forced.

Fictional Cause Marketing From DC and Time Warner

Cause Related Marketing

When you make a donation at We Can Be Heroes website, DC Entertainment will match your donation up to $1 million. It’s worse than a non-sequitur.

Things to Do, People to Meet: November 2010 Event Listing


29-December 1, 2010, Nairobi, Kenya. *. From online webinars to Twitter chats to traditional conferences, people are on the move. Starting this month, I plan on posting that month’s event listing at the beginning of each month. I also do my best to keep an updated, ongoing list of events. So–Where will you be this month? Web 2.0

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Featured Fundraiser: Sandy Clark

A Small Change

One day I will be learning about deforestation in Kenya and the next day I will hear about micro-plots in India. Jason. What keeps you going?

So You Think You Can Fundraise?: Reality TV I’d Like to See

Fundraising Breakthroughs

The winner, One Home Many Hopes , a volunteer-run effort that benefits orphaned girls in Kenya , raised more than $40,000 in the time allotted.

Twitter community-building initiative by ChildFund International draws some flak

Giving in a Digital World

I must admit, the first thing I wondered when I heard about the campaign was quite how the funding of the farming supplies was being provided.

Twitter community-building initiative by ChildFund International draws some flak

Giving in a Digital World

I must admit, the first thing I wondered when I heard about the campaign was quite how the funding of the farming supplies was being provided.

Long overdue Podcamp Toronto 2009 debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Fascinated with the work Glenn McKnight is doing in Kenya with scaled-down, mobile, android-based computers. Just so you know, it bugs me like crazy not be able to dump my thoughts on various time-sensitive issues that occur on a daily basis. This is more than enough to eat up all of my time. Monitoring 101: What did they do? Whatchthatpage.