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NYU Heyman Center Philanthropy 3.0 Speaker           Series:Mobile and Micro Philanthropy How mobile is helping to elevate...
“Until the lion has his or herown storyteller, the hunter willalways have the best part of thestory."~ Ewe-mina ProverbFol...
“Umuntu Medias Mimiboard   will enable and improve trade   and communication on a   hyper-local level in Africa.”   ~ Umun...
MPrep brings  education to themasses through SMS-  based learning.                      Follow me on                      ...
Through thisinitiative, Africanyouth were able to share photos    and videos   depicting the     effects of climate change...
The M-PESA Mobile Paymentsystem enabled Kenyans both rich  and poor to participate in this  campaign to assist their fello...
During the 2012 Villages in Action conference in Uganda, 10 villagegirls were able to share their viewsabout their communi...
Image:                                   Source:M-PESA Agent Image:                      http://www.reuters.com/article/sl...
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NYU Heyman Center Philanthropy 3.0 Speaker Series: Mobile & Micro Philanthropy

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Introductory presentation by Liz Ngonzi, for the Mobile and Micro Philanthropy panel.

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NYU Heyman Center Philanthropy 3.0 Speaker Series: Mobile & Micro Philanthropy

  1. 1. NYU Heyman Center Philanthropy 3.0 Speaker Series:Mobile and Micro Philanthropy How mobile is helping to elevate African voices and causes Presented by Liz Ngonzi April 11, 2012 Follow me on @LizNgonzi
  2. 2. “Until the lion has his or herown storyteller, the hunter willalways have the best part of thestory."~ Ewe-mina ProverbFollow me on @LizNgonzi
  3. 3. “Umuntu Medias Mimiboard will enable and improve trade and communication on a hyper-local level in Africa.” ~ Umuntu MediaFollow me on @LizNgonzi
  4. 4. MPrep brings education to themasses through SMS- based learning. Follow me on Follow me on @LizNgonzi
  5. 5. Through thisinitiative, Africanyouth were able to share photos and videos depicting the effects of climate change on their respective communities. Follow me on @LizNgonzi
  6. 6. The M-PESA Mobile Paymentsystem enabled Kenyans both rich and poor to participate in this campaign to assist their fellow countrymen, affected by the famine.
  7. 7. During the 2012 Villages in Action conference in Uganda, 10 villagegirls were able to share their viewsabout their community, in a globaltweetchat that reached 1.5 million people.
  8. 8. Image: Source:M-PESA Agent Image: http://www.reuters.com/article/slideshow/i dUSTRE55000D20090601#a=1African Woman on Mobile Phone: http://www.afribiz.net/content/the-rise-of- the-global-african-youth-consumerThe Kafue Daily: http://umuntu- media.pressdoc.com/31643-mimiboard- to-boost-african-trade-on-hyper-local- levelMprep: http://textmprep.com/mPrep2/How_It_Wo rks.htmlConnect4Climate Homepage Screenshot: http://www.connect4climate.org/KenyansforKenya Homepage Screenshot: http://www.kenyansforkenya.org/Villages in Action Website Screenshot: http://villagesinaction.com/ Follow me on @LizNgonzi

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