Archive | January, 2009

Funding and Other Opportunities

In addition to offering training and consulting, Social Media Exchange wants to be a connector for civil society organizations based in Lebanon. So starting today, SMEX will publish funding and other opportunities we find to our blog (and eventually our website, which is undergoing some renovation). Subscribe to our RSS feed to make sure you […]

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Two Social Media Fundraising Stories

In the past two days, I’ve heard two compelling fundraising stories that wouldn’t have been possible without social media. The first comes from a Kiva fellow, Kieran Ball, who followed the path of a $25 loan from his former office at Credit Suisse in London to a rice farmer in Cambodia. The 11-minute video is […]

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Distribute Widely

Moments of Gaza, a blog started by Lebanese activist in Gaza Natalie Abou Shakra and Nader Houella, who’s facilitating posting from here in Beirut, is providing a different kind of on-the-ground coverage of the assault that’s blackening the sky only 150 miles or so south of Beirut. I spoke to Nader today about why blogging […]

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