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    • Social Media and Community Development By Marlon Parker Reconstructing Communities through Innovation
      • “ 4 Billion Mobile phones worldwide and the largest distribution channel platform" 
      • World Bank,2008
    • "Mobile is going to be the next big Internet phenomenon. It holds the key to greater access for everyone – with all the benefits that entails."  Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google
    • Community
    • Challenge
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    • “ A Community in Tension is where the wellbeing of Citizens are being threatened”
    • Context
    • Mobile Phones: 83% of Population 20,000,000 IM Subscribers 10% Access to PC Internet
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    • Champions
    • “ My cell-phone  is my tool for change and my ticket to the rest of the world” Rae Goedeman, Unemployed Single Mother Cape Flats
    • “ Using my mobile I can change the world one instant message at a time and leave positive footprints in my community” Brent Williams, Ex-drug dealer and ex-gang member, Cape Flats
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    • Collaborate
    • Impacted… 2007
    • Athlone Living Lab (ALL)… 2008
    • “ A reconstructing interaction space for collaborative design, creation, dissemination and application of knowledge for empowerment , upliftment and development of people and communities in or headed for tension through the use of innovation ” Reconstructed Living Lab (RLabs)… 2009
    • Government Academia Industry Community Innovation Partnerships
    • Mom 3.0 SM Teens Senior Mobile Sessions The Reconstructed Community Empowerment
    • Social Media
      • # of Blog Posts: 2,800
      • # of Social Network on FaceBook: +10,000
      • # of Followers on Twitter : +10,000
      • # of Twitter updates: +50,000
      • Social Media for Non-profits
      • Social Media Surgeries
      • SA Blog Awards & ZA World Wide Web Award
    • Advice and Support
      • # of Subscribers: +8 0,000
      • # of Messages/Interactions: +2,500,000
      • # of LIVE Conversations : 83,685
      • Average # of conversations in 2 hours: 245
      • Maximum # of conversations in 2 hours: 473
    • Sample Chat #1
      • 4:17 PM  @mxit : i need support
      •   me : how can i help
      • 4:19 PM  @mxit : im using tik and desperately need help coz I have a 9 month old baby.
      • 4:20 PM  me : well we are here to help
      • 4:21 PM  @mxit : r u there
      •   me : yes
      •    how long hav u been using?
      • 4:22 PM  @mxit : 6 years nd im only 18 nw
      •   me : well are you willing to come and see someone in person?
      • 4:23 PM  @mxit : yes i am. where
      •   me : we are based in Bridgetown
      •    66 Tarentaal Rd
      • 4:26 PM u free during the day?
      • @mxit :yes i did nd thanx i'll come in next week.
    • Sample Chat #2 3:41 PM @mxit: i've got this friend of mine i don't know whats wrong with her she tried commiting suicide a couple of times and she smokes weed how can i help her? 3:46 3:42 PM  me : hw old is she? how old is your friend 3:45 PM @mxit: She's 14 PM   me : do her parents knw dat she tryd 2 commit suicide? 3:47 PM I c.Do you know why your friend wants to commit suicide?    that is young so does her parents know she is smoking 3:50 PM  @mxit : Ja her parents know they caught her smoking it so she tried 2 commit suicide and i want to help her but i don't know how 3:52 PM  me : Does she mix with friends who smoke? 3:53 PM  @mxit :Ja we are 6 in the group 4 of them are smokers its just me and my sister who dont smoke 3:54 PM  me : Wil she spk 2 sum1 in person if she cn get help? 3:53 PM  @mxit :Ja she wants hlp and I dnt know what 2 do 3:55 PM me: which area do u live? 3:56 PM    @mxit: In pta 3:56 PM me: we will gt sum1 in pta 2 help. Can u wait online 4 da numbers?   3:58 PM @mxit: k
    • Build Capacity
    • Champions in Training www.thereconstructed.com www.mom2zero.com
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    • Sustainability
      • Community Innovation Academy and Business Incubator
      • Business Models for Social Impact
      • Community Start-ups
    • Challenge Context Capacity Collaborate Champions Sustainability
    • “ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
    • Thank You www.rlabs.org www.marlonparker.co.za [email_address] Marlon Parker @marlonparker marlonct +2721 469 1138 +2721 637 4037 +2776 403 4920