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Share your Facebook page if you're using one to tell your story. Here's yjr Butterfly Project of Ben Parkenson. http://www.facebook.com/ChrysalisCentre
This crowdmap siteis collecting info about technology hubs in Africa. I encourage youth organizers to fill themselves in on the Member Map on this Ning site, and look for ways to create your own crowdmap to connect with each other and draw more attention and resources to your programs in Africa.
This is a resource that groups in Kenya might use. http://ihub.co.ke/uploads/2012/august/innovation_spaces_in_kenya.png
The map was created by this community: http://ihub.co.ke/pages/home.php
It's also a model of information aggregation that could be used to build a network of organizations working toward well-being of youth in the same country or continent.
I've had a friend in Africa contact me via email and telephone for many years asking for my help. I've constantly encouraged him to set up a blog or some other sort of web site that shows where he is, what he does and how others around Africa and the world can help him. He has told me he has to travel 200 miles to get to an internet point which makes my suggestion difficult. Today I saw this blog article about a way to create local internet and cell phone access. http://arstechnica.com/business/2012/08/how-one-man-is-bringing-voi... . Are any of you aware of this? The idea seems to originate in South Africa.
I hope that all of you are connecting to each other in helpful ways.
Is this a group any of you in Africa are connected to? The organization is PLAN. Here's their education page.
This is a July 2012 event that I encourage you all to take part in http://imhouse.org/blog/africatownhall/
Today a forum is being hosted by this group in Africa that is being broadcast from Sweden. I encourage you to tune in if you can. http://www.skandikafrik.com/Page/Article/96
I'm updating the links library on the Tutor/Mentor Connection site and this is one site that may be of interest to education and mentoring groups in Africa. http://idd.edc.org/
There are already two groups from Africa on this map. I encourage each of you to join in and add your own education initiative. http://www.coolmeia.org/educa/cmtls/1/2
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