Tech Tools for Social Good

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Tech Tools for Social Good starts with the recent earthquake in Haiti and discusses ways people can get involved and give back from the armchair revolution to volunteering in a long-term capacity build around my own experiences as a volunteer full-time in 2009 and time as a Kiva Fellow.

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Tech Tools for Social Good

  1. 1. Haiti: Techies Unite for Earthquake Relief<br />Sloane Berrent | @sloane | thecausemopolitan.com<br />
  2. 2. “The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.”<br /> - Hubert Humphrey, U.S. vice president<br />
  3. 3. Determination<br />Pronunciation: di-ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-shən<br />Function: noun<br />1. firm or fixed intention to achieve a desired end <br />
  4. 4. Are you putting your best foot forward?<br />
  5. 5. When Disaster Strikes:<br />The 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12 lasted about 35 seconds.<br />
  6. 6. SMS text “HAITI” to 90999 to donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts <br />SMS text “YELE” to 501501 to Donate $5 to Yele Haiti's Earthquake Relief efforts <br />SMS text "GIVE10" to 20222 to donate $10 to Direct Relief <br />
  7. 7. Technology + Humanitarian Relief:<br />http://haiti.crisiscommons.org/<br />@crisiscamp<br /><ul><li>25 Cities Held CrisisCamps
  8. 8. Over 50 projects completed
  9. 9. Ongoing Projects Continue</li></li></ul><li>
  10. 10. What If We All Got Involved And Helped As A Team?<br />
  11. 11. We All Lend A Hand<br />Click HERE to Make a Difference<br />
  12. 12. Programs, Fellowships, Volunteer Opportunities In Your Backyard and Abroad<br />
  13. 13. Resources & Sites Mentioned<br /><ul><li>CrisisCamp
  14. 14. Ushahidi
  15. 15. Kiva
  16. 16. Vittana
  17. 17. Wokai
  18. 18. AcumenFund
  19. 19. Volunteer Match
  20. 20. Volunteer Spot
  21. 21. Razoo
  22. 22. Citizen Effect
  23. 23. Cross Cultural Solutions
  24. 24. Habitat for Humanity
  25. 25. Village Enterprise Fund
  26. 26. Foundation for Sustainable Development</li></li></ul><li>Contact Information:Sloane Berrentsloane@thecausemopolitan.com<br />Twitter: @sloaneSlideshare: www.slideshare.net/sloaneberrent<br />

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