South African Olympian, Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorious
Andrew Adansi-Bonnah,11 year-old Ghanaian boy raising $13 million for famine victims in East Africa.Initiator of the Save Somali Children From Hunger ProjectACCORD GIRL CHILD SOLDIER ERADICATION AMBASSADOR FOR AFRICAHorn of Africa’s AU Children’s Goodwill Ambassador for Food Crisis Prevention and Management
Source: http://inspiyr.com/a-2500-mile-trip-to-the-hospital/Zachary Kimotho’s Journey to Build the First Spinal Rehabilitation Center in KenyaCould you make it all the way across South Africa on foot? How about in a wheelchair?That is exactly what Zackary Kimotho is doing. He has travelled roughly 54 miles in his wheelchair, in an effort to raise money to build the first ever spinal injury rehabilitation clinic in his home country of Kenya.Zack is an example of the new competitors NGO’s are facing on the continent…user-led NGO projects that have a lot of media behind them.
Gates, MacArthur, Ford, Wyncote and other foundations funded the creation ofSparkwi.se to track the impact of their giving (now in beta and free to use.)You can use it as a dashboard to share your story compiled from online and offline data sources and then compare within context.
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The initiative, which urged charities, businesses, schools and religious and community groups to give back the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, spurred some $10 million in donations -- a 53 percent increase from donations received on the same day last year, according to a statement released by the UN Foundation.Network for Good saw the number of donations jump to a whopping 113 percent on Giving Tuesday compared to the same date last year, according to Philanthropy.com.
In the Ways of the Eagle: Re-inventing the Nonprofit
In the Ways of the Eagle: Re-inventing the Nonprofit Presented by Liz Ngonzi Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals:19th Eastern Africa Resource Mobilization Workshop Mombasa, Kenya | Dec. 3, 2012 @LizNgonzi
Mobile is animportant part ofKenyans’ lives @LizNgonzi
10 New Ways to Tell Your Story and Raise Funds:1. Dashboards that provide transparency through impact reporting2. Crowdsourced fundraising platforms3. Mobile fundraising, service delivery and supporter recruitment4. Simplified websites5. Video storytelling6. Visual storytelling7. Amplify the event experience8. Leverage online retailers’ gift registries9. Create “coopetition” / unexpected partnerships10. Make use of local tech talent @LizNgonzi
1. Demonstrate transparency by reporting impact
2. Leverage online networks to “crowdsource” funds
3. Mobile fundraising, service delivery and volunteer recruitment @LizNgonzi
Mobile tablets provide unexpected opportunities to fundraise @LizNgonzi
Your organization’s online donation page can be “mobileenabled” for smart phones
CheqOut mobile payment solution enables you toprocess donations during events
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