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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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
In This Issue… It’s important for your nonprofit’s employees, volunteers, funders and board members to work together easily and productively, yet how can they do so from multiple locations? This month, we focus on collaboration tools, how technology can make it easier to work on documents, organise them in a meaningful way, share them with the right people—and how to do these from wherever you happen to be, not just at your desk in the office. During the webinar on 17 April, you’ll be able to see many of these tools in action, so we hope you’ll join us!Better Online CollaborationOrganisations can save a lot of time if they share, save and work collaboratively by using the right tools and committing to the right technology.4 Tech Solutions to Better Collaboration for NonprofitsReduce Travel with Online CollaborationCollaboration SolutionsAs the saying goes, work is what you do, not a place you go to. Learn more about the technology that enables you to do your work regardless of where you are located.Discover SharePointMicrosoft SharePoint for Nonprofits (video)Office Powered by OneDrive. Everywhere.What is Microsoft Lync 2013 and How to Use It for Online MeetingsThis Is How They Do ItRead about how nonprofits have used collaboration tools to enable productivity in their own organisations.TechSoup Global Enhances Communications with SkypeYCAB Foundation Fosters Effective Collaboration with SharePoint OnlinePhilippine Nonprofit Builds for Future with Enhanced Technology CapabilitiesInterested in reading these articles in another language?Try Bing Translator: www.microsofttranslator.comAttendMicrosoft Tech4Good EventsNGO Connection DayIndonesiaDate: April 2014Location: JakartaContact: Esther SianiparMalayisaDate: June 4, 2014Location: Kuala LumpurContact: Mandeep KaurCloud RoadshowNew ZealandDate: 12-30 May 2014Location: Hamilton, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, DunedinContact: Belinda GormanWebinar SeriesOnline Collaboration with Microsoft ToolsDate: April 17, 2014Time: 12pm (Singapore Time)Register 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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