Information for Development Xplore International comes with little hope, walks away believing in miracle and follows its own dream.
The group of young people started to work in the field of development sector and with web technologies
No funds… but have ideas to do something better for society and eagerness to turn that ideas into reality
Started Info Series An email based information sharing program
Established own identity as NGO Xplore International March 2008
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
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.
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
Although there are many challenges working in the new field, team members never deviated from its vision
Continuously eying in the possibilities, facing the challenges and trying to turn problems into prospects Xplore International now came with new beginning
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
Key Concepts Open Access Movement Information Literacy ICT for Development Web 2.0 and Social Media Advocacy - Bringing ICT in development discourse
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
. Xplore International xplore.info is an online avenue to explore, share and connect with numerous information, resources and opportunities of development sector in Nepal.
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
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?
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