Technology: Twitter

Reading through the Twitter feed of an event I’m interested in but can’t attend is something of a pastime for me. It was with great interest – and not a little amusement – that I was tracking the progress of a recent Nominet Trust event on UK charities and open data. Following the Twitter hashtag #opencharities […]

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With just 23% of schools in Nigeria providing life skills-based HIV education and just 25% of those aged between 15 and 24 able to correctly identify effective ways of preventing HIV transmission, there is a clear and demonstrable need for investment in sexual health education. Indigo is delighted, therefore, to announce a grant of £10,000 […]

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Increasing numbers of philanthropic organisations are getting to grips with social media and beginning to understand how it can impact and influence their own work and approach to grantmaking. For others, however, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and similar online platforms remain something of a mystery. Demystifying this world and showing funders how social media can enrich their organisations […]

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Last week, the Indigo team attended Africa Gathering’s 2011 conference at the Guardian’s offices in London. Founded on the principle that sharing information is key to the continent’s development, Africa Gathering provides a space for technophiles, thinkers, entrepreneurs and funders to come together ‘to talk about positive change in sustainable development, technology, social networking, leadership, […]

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Organised by Bond, held at CAFOD and with guest speakers from Tactical Technology and Indigo-funded FrontlineSMS, Incorporating ICT into Southern Advocacy was an afternoon of participatory workshops aimed at those in the international development community. The afternoon touched on issues as diverse as the power of social media, the role of mobiles and crowdsourcing technologies and the use of […]

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