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Through our Corporate Citizenship work we meet inspiring people and organisations from across Asia Pacific that have been striving to make the world a better place through the use of technology. Throughout the year, we feature those organisations, their staff and the work they do in our Tech4Good e-newsletter and on our Corporate Citizenship Blog. In this issue, we want to bring you the best of that coverage. It’s a great honour for us to work with people and organisations that are making a difference in the world.
Inspiring People By harnessing the power of technology, these people are bringing about real change in the communities they live and work in.The Village Entrepreneur and Hero: Ranjeet KumarExtraordinary Youth Building EPIC Homes: John-Son OeiNonprofits’ Use of Social Media in Asia Pacific: Heather MansfieldMeet Microsoft’s New CEO: Satya NadellaInspiring OrganisationsNonprofits from across Asia Pacific are making innovative use of technology to help achieve their core mission, and to work more effectively with constituents, volunteers and board members.WorkVentures: Six Best Practices in Engaging Youth in IT TrainingSarvodaya-Fusion: Mobilising Citizen Journalism and Empowering Rural Communities in Sri Lanka2020 Communications Trust: Mobile Digital Learning in Action in New ZealandAga Khan Rural Support Programme: Powering Change Across IndiaInterested in reading these articles in another language?Try Bing Translator: www.microsofttranslator.comAttendMicrosoft Tech4Good EventsNGO Connection DaySingaporeDate: September, 2014 (date to be confirmed)Location: SingaporeContact: Lina MaricanWebinar Series15 Useful Social Media Tips and Tricks for NonprofitsDate: 26 June, 2014Time: 10.00am SGTRegister nowClick here to check the time in your regionFor more information contact Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship team.Do you know about a technology-focused event in your area that would benefit your nonprofit peers? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
In This Issue… Nonprofits are continually exploring new ways to engage with donors, volunteers and board members through social media channels. With the ever-changing landscape and the move towards mobility devices such as phones and tablets, communications and fundraising strategies need to be constantly revisited and refined. This month, we feature: Part 2 of an interview series with Heather Mansfield, Principal Blogger at Nonprofit Tech for Good; best practices about how to get the most out of Twitter; and examples of nonprofits that are using social media effectively. Read on and get social!Insights into the Social Media LandscapeNonprofits in Asia Pacific can avoid some of the mistakes that US-based nonprofits have made. Watch Heather’s interview for more insights, and take a look at the research that’s been published about the move to mobile.Nonprofits’ Use of Social Media in Asia Pacific: Interview with Heather Mansfield, Part 2 of 3Online Charitable Donations Increased 14% in 2013Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Must Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2014Tips & TricksUseful tips to help your nonprofit get the most out of social media.How’d You Do That? Staying Productive While Using TwitterHow To: Add Text to Images Using Windows 8 App FotorThe Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising SuccessNonprofits on Social MediaHear stories about how nonprofits are using social media channels and the outcomes they’ve seen as a result.Ex-Domestic Worker Creates Social Network to Help Abused WorkersUNICEF raises $18K via SMS for Philippines Typhoon Relief11 Responsively Designed Nonprofit Websites to Study and Learn FromInterested in reading these articles in another language?Try Bing Translator: www.microsofttranslator.comAttendMicrosoft Tech4Good EventsNGO Connection DayThailandDate: 28 May, 2014Location: BangkokContact: Supahrat JuramongkolMalayisaDate: 4 June, 2014Location: Kuala LumpurContact: Mandeep KaurWebinar Series15 Useful Social Media Tips and Tricks for NonprofitsDate: 26 June, 2014Time: 10.00am SGTRegister nowClick here to check the time in your regionFor more information contact Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship team.Do you know about a technology-focused event in your area that would benefit your nonprofit peers? Let us know by emailing email@example.com
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