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  • One of the greatest things we love about our jobs is the volunteers.The Internet Society is jam packed with amazing, passionate, and brilliant volunteers who are driven – from their core – by the belief that the Internet makes the world better.It’s really astounding what they do.They look at some of the world’s toughest problems – from poverty, to hunger, to access to education – and figure out how the Internet can play a part in solving them.It’s because of their work that farmers are learning new ways to grow more food, over 4000 children in Mali are connected via solar powered computers at...
    Date published 09 July 2015
  • By David ChristopherExciting news! Our organization, OpenMedia, has just launched Canada’s Privacy Plan - a pro-privacy action plan, based on feedback from tens of thousands of everyday Canadians whose ideas shaped it from start to finish.This ambitious project was made possible, in part, through a donation from the Internet Society’s Community Grants Programme - and our small team here at OpenMedia couldn’t be more grateful. We formally launched the plan at a packed event here in Vancouver - you can check out the photos from our launch party Tumblr here, and read the full version of...
    Date published 28 July 2015
  • By Melissa Theesen, Children's Future I was recently in Cambodia for three weeks and from my observations I saw many improvements to our computer course offerings. I saw that our teachers now have a greater level of confidence in teaching our students. This is largely due to ongoing training from our Learning Center Manager, from outside trainings from technologybased organizations, and to the continuous development of a behavior management system based on positive reinforcement. In all that Children’s Future does, we include the opinions of the students as well as the staff; with...
    Date published 02 July 2015
  • On 16 April 2015, Together! Ethiopian Residents Charity Organization , working on disability mainstreaming and empowering persons with visual impairment in Ethiopia by providing holistic support in the fields of rehabilitation, academic education, vocational and technical training job and self employment, has inaugurated an inclusive Resource Center for all persons with disability.Supported by the Community Grants of the Internet Society (where Together! received USD 10,000 in 2014) the inclusive Resource Center, which falls under the Orient and Rouse the Blind with Information Technology (...
    Date published 27 April 2015
  • I'm team leader of the Civil Society app, which is a part of our community project, supported by the ISOC. Civil Society app aimed at the development of the active citizenship and has 4 main modules: for decision-making based on liquid democracy, for social investments, for social entrepreneurship and for informational environment. Out IT-group should make a test version till the end of February, and it will be good reason for my next publication here, and you can already watch our 2 minutes video or a brief description of main functions of the first module (decision-making) of the...
    Date published 02 February 2015
  • by Ilda Simao and Connie KendigThe Community Grants Programme directly impacts the lives of many people and provides an opportunity to help them accomplish goals in an array of areas, including education, community building, economic growth, and Internet policy.Each year, a number of projects around the world receive funding from the Internet Society; these projects are planned and brought to life by our Chapters and individual members. By aligning with our 2015 Strategic Objective to provide equal development opportunities for all people by promoting the relevance, deployment, and adoption...
    Date published 10 December 2014