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Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks

Nancy White

This Is Me - NGO Version 1.0. thought it would be handing in an upcoming workshop I’m facilitating for the CGIAR starting next week.

Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This Is Me NGO/NPO-v1.1 thought it would be handing in an upcoming workshop I’m facilitating for the CGIAR starting next week.

Value of Multi-stakeholder Partnerships: an audit framework

Networking Action

Business-NGO networks must understand how to answer that question if they are to be effective.  How can collaboration between nonprofits and businesses most effectively co-create significant economic, social, and environmental value for society, organizations, and individuals? New insight to answer … Net Dev

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Practical examples: Power relations in negotiating a shared object in NGO-development cooperation

Joitske Hulsebosch

Tiina Kontinen wrote a paper on Producing a 'project' -power relations in negotiating a shared object in NGO development cooperation. Finnish NGO with over 50 years experience in welfare of aged people in Finland (but not in development cooperation!) She (is Tiina a she?) What are the joint decisions?

Social Media in International Development Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Then sign up now for the next Social Media Workshop offered by the ICT-KM Program of the CGIAR. Week 3 – Social Media Tools and strategies.

My Pen, Our Pens: Engagement through Participatory Visualization Workshop

Full Circle Associates

have a special interest in the NGO/NPO sector and the emerging practice of using communities and networks for work and learning.

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Benchlearning: jugling with figures for deeper learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Ethiopia , I worked with an NGO (Non- Governmental Organization) who had funds for small organizations. But I will try anyway !

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Applying Graphic Facilitation in New Contexts

Michelle Laurie

Today we met for the first time to do a test run of a session with staff from the NGO  which works with the women.

Why Donor Coordination Fails

Net-Map Toolbox

You have heard their great promises of reducing redundancies and increasing impact and you have observed how difficult that is to achieve in practice.

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Some lessons about capacity building in social media for development organisations in the South

Joitske Hulsebosch

So those are good entry points to leverage social media for your own purposes as a development NGO. I've already blogged about our online start.

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How do you play status games?

Net-Map Toolbox

Can you really refuse to play a status game, if the other person insists? picture copyright by Dano on flickr). must say, I’d rather not.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop ‘Rosviz’ 2015

Full Circle Associates

have a special interest in the NGO/NPO sector and the emerging practice of using communities and networks for work and learning. Canada  Imagine you are planning a project, facilitating a meeting or writing a report. Putting words on a page assumes people will understand them exactly.  You packed it full and yet it felt so fun and energizing!”

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Learning, community values and my skills – this is what I can bring to The Kootenay Coop Board

Michelle Laurie

I am running for the board of the Kootenay Co-op and would love to have your vote. Below I summarize each reason in brief: 1. Learning. 2.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 2011

Nancy White

have a special interest in the NGO/NPO sector and the emerging practice of using communities and networks for work and learning. Dress for mess!

Dutch Innovation Seminar 2008

Making CommunitySense

Nabuur , the “Global Neighbour Network&# is an NGO that mediates between villages in developing countries having concrete requests for development assistance, and volunteers, from both North and South, who are able to help address these requests, leading to long-term collaboration and relationship networks.

Cool NGOs fearlessly change their networking style

Net-Map Toolbox

David Wilcox has written an interesting post about the ways how that is model was successful in the 20st century but will not work in the 21st.

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Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

He is currently the Nigeria’s ambassador to WWW.SCIENCE-CONNECT.COM NGO. Read on! And thanks to Adejare! Henry Chesbrough, UC Berkeley).

Small town NetMapping: Can informal relationships be captured within institutional analysis? (guest post by Jody Harris)

Net-Map Toolbox

Enter NetMap. The key to the alignment strategy being used in this project is to start at District rather than National level, to create a model of coordination that can be used to advocate for scaling up to other areas or even other countries.

Speaking of Networks and Net Work

Patti Anklam

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Updates from Haiti

Chris Corrigan

A quick break from being unplugged to point you to my friend John Engle’s blog from Haiti. Here is his blog. Consider donating to his work

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Assumptions and revelations – a book review of Letters Left Unsent

Viv Mcwaters

Or for anyone contemplating an aid project, or starting their own NGO, or even considering a career in aid. No related posts. General

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Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go?

Nancy White

My March post on SharePoint Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience continues to get hits in a way few of my hundreds of blog posts ever have.

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How climate sceptics network more effectively than environmentalists

Social Reporter

The Prospero study looked at the character of the online climate sceptic networks, and found it strongly inter-woven around a number of key hubs.

Do collective lessons learned exist?

Joitske Hulsebosch

An important principle was that NGOs (non-governmental organisations) are not good in managing credit programs because not thinking in business models and NGO workers are seen by farmers as 'friends' and 'supporters'. In 2007 (17 years later!) I visited an NGO in Ghana. I'm currently working in a team where we consult and divide work.

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Greetings from Malawi

Viv Mcwaters

Johnnie and I are working with an NGO to develop their skills in action learning. Learning can be messy. Facilitation Learning

Jaroslav Azhnyuk on education 2.0 in Ukrain

Joitske Hulsebosch

Jaroslav is 19 years old, lives in Ukrain, and started an NGO called Internet Initiatives. Is also a founder of Semantica Company.

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What I’m Up To – Being Thankful

Nancy White

We had a rare early snow here in Seattle and my afternoon face to face appointment was rescheduled. As I look at my calendar I have been BUSY.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-15, 2011

Michelle Laurie

have a special interest in the NGO/NPO sector and the emerging practice of using communities and networks for work and learning. 2010 workshop.

Visit from Norman Lewis

Governance in a Networked World

The application we started to focus on was the complex social network that exists between government agencies and their NGO partners, especially in the social services space. I had applied some value network analysis to an aged care application a number of years ago and discovered just how important the personal relationships were.

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The Critical Literacies Divide

Jenny Connected

There was no school for their children although an NGO was working in the area to try and provide a school/education for these children/families.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Aune Comments With businesses and families spread out more and more, we’ve dug up 60+ sites that will help everyone be on the same page. Business Productivity 37Signals.com - Maker of collaboration tools including Basecamp Basecamp reviews (others listed below). 8apps.com - A mixture of social network and productivity applications. Sean P.

Technology: I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Joitske Hulsebosch

Interested people meet quarterly, exchange by Dgroup, and now the group has a new public space by means of this blog.

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Sustainability = Innovation + Collaboration: Report from WNSF Summit

21st Century Organization

All speakers talked of stretching their organizations to create new working relationships especially with NGO's that very often had been protagonists.

Community questions and possibilities from a little data

Learning Alliances

NGO/INGO. Do we ever use all the data that’s out there (and that we generate every day) for the benefit of our communities? Figure 7.

Technology: web 2.0

Joitske Hulsebosch

NGO leaders) could help partners organisations in the North to understand their realities. So here's technology again. WEB 2.0. and web 2.0.

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It’s OK to compete! Just let it all out…

Net-Map Toolbox

But I see all kinds of NGO coordination bodies and other multi-stakeholder forums, where we have to pretend that there is no competition about money or visibility. There is a common thread that comes up again and again in the last weeks. talk with people in HIV prevention, infant feeding, nutrition etc. And, surprisingly (really?)

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What is the best network structure?

Net-Map Toolbox

And your role as NGO could be to make sure they have cutting-edge information to start with, to encourage this central actor to allow for more two-way information flow and to expand the core of the network, inviting more actors to share their burden. Tell us the best network structure and help us get there. Both structures have pros and cons.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

generally find the NGO’s I work with to be quite some way ahead of other organisations in terms of social media use. Keep what is working.

The new online challenge: combatting social insurgents

Social Reporter

Today while at the OxfordJam social entrepreneur event I met Nathan Flowers , of The Social Media Lab, who worked on the analysis. Go on then.

Links of the Month: April 16, 2013

How to Save the World

The community is an experiment in progress, with a long-term vision but no NGO-type time-fixed goals. Both of Pollard’s Laws apply here.

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