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Ixplore Info Idea

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Ixplore Info Idea

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

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