Blog Action Day 2015: The Risky Open Society #BAD2015

A guest post by Madalin Blidaru, @blidaru, of blidaru.net. For Blog Action Day 2015 we’ve invited Romanian blogger Madalin Blidaru to write a blog on the #BAD2015 #RaiseYourVoice theme on his experiences raising his own voice and starting a blog in Romania. Madalin will be participating in the debate throughout the day on October 16…

Cultural Intercambio at La Comunidad que Construimos Peru

La Comunidad que Construimos is a small non-profit organization based out of Trujillo, Peru. We work closely with the community members to run an afterschool program that helps children build self-esteem by putting them in positions of power as teachers of their own culture. Our volunteer philosophy is different than most Western non-profits. While we…

The Innovators: Technology for Development Call for Contributions

by Kristen Sissener, @kristensissener of @PairedAir. Technology plays an increasingly important role in global development, from mobile health solutions and innovative diagnostics, to new forms of clean and distributed energy. With startup ecosystems thriving around the world, how can the development and aid communities benefit from the growing number of new technologies available? In partnership…