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  • 1. Information for Development
    Xplore International comes with little hope,
    walks away believing in miracle and follows its own dream.
  • 2. The group of young people started to work in the field of development sector and with web technologies
  • 3. No funds… but have ideas to do something better for society
    and eagerness to turn that ideas into reality
  • 4. Started Info Series
    An email based information sharing program
  • 5. Established own identity as NGO
    Xplore International
    March 2008
  • 6. Xplore International March 2008 – Till date
    Continued Development Info Series
    5019 subscribers, which includes more than 1000 development organization
    Running Website (www.xploreintl.org) as information portal
    100000 + web views, the website started from 12th May 2008
  • 7. Raised the voice on importance of information literacy, open access, social media, online advocacy for development
    Published e-book – “Social Media: Advocacy Tools For Development”
    • Conducted month long e-training on “Social Media: Advocacy Tools For Development”
  • The organization has grown quickly, succeed to attract attention of current and upcoming development professionals and local, national and international NGOs within a short period of time
    Become a pioneer organization in Nepal working in the field of
    “Information Architecture and Social Media” in development sector.
  • 8. The team members were highly motivated
  • 9. The feedback from various sources encouraged us to do more in the same field
    Meantime the ongoing program was the action research to the organization
    Team members did various research on the issue, published e-book, consulted with experts, participated workshops and many more
  • 10. Although there are many challenges working in the new field, team members never deviated from its vision
  • 11. Continuously eying in the possibilities, facing the challenges and trying to turn problems into prospects
    Xplore International now came with new beginning
  • 12. Information Web Portal for Nepalese Development Organizations
    single online avenue to development organizations and people engaged in development sector in Nepal. Through this portal user community can access, share and connect to various information, resources, opportunities and many more
  • 13. Features of the portal are…
  • 14. 1. Information Board:
    Web space where people can share national and international information, view, comment, forward easily
  • 15. 2. E-resources:
    E-space where books, presentations, posters, e-newsletters, e-documents etc can be posted and downloaded for free
  • 16. 3. Web links zone:
    E-space where various web links could be added, viewed, forwarded. The concept of open bookmarks
  • 17. 4. Vacancy Zone:
    • Web space where vacancies can be posted by various organizations
    • 18. Web space where people could build their resume and post
    • 19. Web space employer could find appropriate people for recruitment
  • 5. Non-Profit Organization Directory:
    • Web space where people can find out the information of Nepalese non-profits, their vision, mission, activities and contact details
    • 20. Web space where people could add their organization's details
  • 6. Media Library:
    Web space where audio video content related to the development sector could be added, viewed and downloaded
  • 21. 7. Common Blog:
    where user can write the post and comment
  • 22. 8. Fund Raising Zone:
    Web space where innovative ideas could be posted.
  • 23. 9. Online Counseling Zone:
    Web space where online counseling could be conducted on various issues.
  • 24. 10. Discussion Forum:
    Web space where e-discussion on particular issue could be conducted
  • 25. 11. Downloads:
    Web space where relevant software and learning games could be added by administrator and freely downloaded by the site viewers
  • 26. Other general features are…
    Details of supporters
    Member sign up, sign in & sign out
    Subscribe Newsletter
    Space for advertisement
  • 27. Who is online? section
    Tags
    Print, forward and email a friend option in posts
    Web hits counter
    Information for Donation
    Search
  • 28. Let's have a quick look
    www.ixplore.info
  • 29. Key Concepts
    Open Access Movement
    Information Literacy
    ICT for Development
    Web 2.0 and Social Media
    Advocacy - Bringing ICT in development discourse
  • 30. Expected Outcome
    Single web platform to development sector
    Web presence of development organizations
    Easy access to information and resources
    Platform of new connections and opportunities
    An opportunity of update within a self
    Increase in sharing habit
    Understanding of web 2.0 and social media
  • 31. .
    Xplore International
    xplore.info is an online avenue to explore, share and connect with numerous information, resources and opportunities of development sector in Nepal.
  • 32. www.ixplore.info
    Information
    Video Gallery
    Online Library
    Blog
    Collection of Web links
    Discussion Forum
    Jobs and Resume
    Idea Space
    NGO Directory
    Software
    Picture Gallery
    Online Counseling and training
  • 33. Points for Discussion
    How this initiation can be sustainable?
    How we can promote this portal in order to reach wider audience?
    How can you support to this initiation?
  • 34. Send your generous support and valuable suggestions to Xplore International