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Habitat And Web2.0


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how Habitat for Humanity uses Web 2.0

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Habitat And Web2.0

  1. 1. Habitat for Humanity Use of Web 2.0
  2. 2. The Cause <ul><li>Habitat is a non-profit organization </li></ul><ul><li>Builds houses for low income families </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilds homes of victims </li></ul><ul><li>Community volunteers help </li></ul><ul><li>Has been a main part of the Katrina recovery </li></ul>
  3. 3. Problems <ul><li>Distance especially is an issue with this organization </li></ul><ul><li>Many local ones acting as a whole </li></ul><ul><li>Money and fundraising is a large part of the resources </li></ul>
  4. 4. Testimonials <ul><li>One great part is the impact on the family </li></ul><ul><li>Testimonials build funding </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 allows for testimonials from all over the world </li></ul>
  5. 5. Volunteer Recruiting <ul><li>Web2.0 is utilized in the recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat is solely based on volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting is beneficial to organizational and project success </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fundraising <ul><li>Combining the testimonials of volunteers and the homeowners is a great impact on fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Web2.0 expands the base of how far money can go and be raised </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate sponsors are also a big part of the support offering: </li></ul><ul><li>Product donations </li></ul><ul><li>Financial support </li></ul><ul><li>Mobilizing volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Grants and awards programs </li></ul><ul><li>Public awareness raising </li></ul>
  7. 7. Web2.0 and Non-profit <ul><li>Daily Web2.0 developments are being created to benefit these organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Various options from wikis and blogs to fundraising and ad sites offer resources that diminish problem </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat uses them to bring out the issues of poverty and victims of natural disasters </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thank you for your time Web2.0 is an ally of all issues causes and Non-profit organizations