Blacknike: SE-session 3: Innovations in social sector

by Badhri on Sep 25, 2008      Category: Education Tags: ngo csim course
Captured the summary of the Session on Innovations in social sector at the CSIM.
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Shikav Project from IIT Mumbai to create online teaching modules

by ameetdesh on Sep 25, 2008      Category: Education Tags: education computer cool animation
Prof. Abhiram Ranade's webpage demonstrates Shikav project designed to create online teaching modules. It is very effective to learn from ! Check it out! It can manage animations, games, step by step proofs. It is being continuously developed on by students. It can also make tutorials in Marathi! One thing I could not find is guide to designing a teaching module using Shikav. If anybody finds it, please link it here.
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Official Google Blog: Project 10^100

by jpradnya on Sep 25, 2008      Category: Useful Resources Tags:
Google has given us all opportunity to brainstorm and come up with brilliant ideas to change the face of our own very world. With the glamour of brands like the one and the only Google and CNN, your small little tip or unconventional breakthrough can turn into “What an idea Sirjee!!!” Request you to take fullest advantage of this chance and submit your ideas to rock the world…Hop on to:- http://www.project10tothe100.com/index.html To get started visit - http://www.project10tothe100.com/intl/EN_GB/index.html I have already put mine, So you’ve got competition the
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Life is a Gift of God

by seemagupta on Sep 24, 2008      Category: Human Rights Tags: impotantlife
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Female Abortion

by seemagupta on Sep 24, 2008      Category: Human Rights Tags: female foeticide
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Third South Asian Conference on Sanitation 2008

by parulgupta8ue on Sep 22, 2008      Category: Housing & Sanitation Tags: sanitation conference asia
  SACOSAN 2008: The Third South Asian Conference on Sanitation 2008 will be held in New Delhi between 16th and 21st November 2008. The Department of Drinking Water Supply, Government of India is the chief organiser. About 1000 particapants from all the South Asian countries are expected to attend this big event.   Submissions are invited for papers to be presented at the conference. Themes for the conference are: Sanitation and Sustainability, Institutions and Partnerships for Sanitation, Sanitation Beyond Toilets, and Sanitation and Development. The last date for submission of pap
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India NGO Awards 2008: Awards to Promote Good NGO Practice in India

by parulgupta8ue on Sep 21, 2008      Category: * Needs & Opportunities * Tags: india ngo opportunity award
ABOUT THE AWARDS  India NGO Awards were instituted in 2006, with an aim to advance the country's non-profit sector by promoting financial and organisational sustainability and strengthening community support of civil society. A joint initiative of the Resource Alliance and The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation, the Awards seek to: Promote good standards and practices in resource mobilisation, accountability and transparency.Recognise and celebrate excellence in the non-profit sector.Identify and strengthen successful resource mobilisation practices.Create examples and
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The world has a water shortage, not a food shortage | The Economist

by laliltk on Sep 21, 2008      Category: Environment Tags: water shortage
Another interesting story by Economist. I never knew that we consume almost 3000 litres of water per day. And for non-vegetarians, the consumption is even higher. Traditional methods of irrigation and global warming are worsening the water scarcity problem in the world.  
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Social Entrepreneurship Session: Legal aspects in NGO management in India

by parulgupta8ue on Sep 21, 2008      Category: Useful Resources Tags: social entrepreneurship ngo management legal
I have read the formal laws on registering NGOs but found this article very useful to demystify some of the complex legal language and highlight the key points. Below is an excerpt .. highly recommended!Mr. M. Anant Kumar, a chartered accountant with over 30 years of experience made it [the session on "Legal Aspects in NGO Management"] reasonably interesting. The session was divided into two sessions1. Three Categories of NGOs2. Income Tax laws governing NGO sector Both the section had so many fine details govern our responsibilities while forming, registering and maintaining the fin
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Field visit to NGO Bhumi

by Badhri on Sep 21, 2008      Category: Education Tags:
As part of my certification course on social entrepreneurship, I made a field visit to a government high school located at a slum and met with the members of Bhumi, an NGO that has adopted the school. I have provided an account of my observations during my visit. So, if you are a social entrepreneur willing to work on education and livelihood, this may provide some learning the easier way. Follow the link!
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