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A to Z of Web 2.0 for Social Change: K

K for From their Website: ( is the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to an entrepreneur in the developing world. Founded in 2005 by Matt and Jessica Flannery,’s mission is to connect people, through lending, to alleviate poverty. currently connects lenders in more than 70 countries […]

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Blog Action Day 2008: Join the Global Discussion

Blog Action Day 2008 Poverty from Blog Action Day on Vimeo. On October 15, 2008, we’re uniting at Rootspace (or anywhere from your blog) with the entire blogosphere and raising our voices about poverty on Blog Action Day–a worldwide initiative to post blogs about a common cause in a single day. Bloggers from around the […]

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Web 2.0 Workshop in the City of Sun

Last Tuesday we had our “intro to Web 2.0 for Social Change” workshop in Baalbek, which is 85 km north east of Beirut. Baalbek is known in history as Heliopolis or City of the Sun, and it is famous for its great castle and ruins. However, like most rural areas in Lebanon, there is no […]

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