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article Crowdfunding

Rob Woodcox hopes to raise approximately $26,000 in the next 11 days to help NorthRidge Church in Plymouth Township send foster children to camp this summer. His campaign page on Indiegogo.com,...

Claire MackayApr 14, 2013 12:03 pm GMT1819 views
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Stories Worth Telling
uTales: Crowdsourcing Children’s Book Publishing
document 

The point of difference for uTales is that their books are created by a growing worldwide community of more than 1,000 professional authors and illustrators and the company is looking to an...

Fiona MaresNov 07, 2011 01:44 pm GMT1664 views
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uTales: Crowdsourcing Children’s Book Publishing
Crowdsourcing the fight against evil
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But Mr. Jack McDonald, a PhD student at King's College London, misses the mark when he worries that "crowd-sourcing" (using social media and viral marketing to reshape public...

Jayne AnnMar 09, 2012 10:09 am GMT1622 views
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Crowdsourcing the fight against evil
Russia: Crowdsourcing Project for Finding Missing Children
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Liza Alert's work is based on crowdsourcing. The community exists and grows almost exclusively thanks to its online effect and the wide territorial dispersion of its volunteers. Liza...

Pablo BracciniJun 20, 2012 08:19 am GMT825 views
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Russia: Crowdsourcing Project for Finding Missing Children
Crowdsourcing Project Focused On Missing Children
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Liza Alert's work is based on crowdsourcing. The community exists and grows almost exclusively thanks to its online effect and the wide territorial dispersion of its volunteers. Liza...

Jason RobbinsJun 21, 2012 01:16 am GMT1394 views
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Crowdsourcing Project Focused On Missing Children
Previously Homeless Director Panhandles Once Again
article Crowdfunding

After the screening Wednesday, Hollywood director Rotimi Rainwater launched a campaign on Indiegogo to raise money to feed 10,000 homeless children. The fund will give half of every dollar to a...

Jason RobbinsJul 02, 2013 01:18 pm GMT716 views
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Previously Homeless Director Panhandles Once Again
Visualizing Palestine: Uprooted. The Story of the Olive Trees
article Crowdfunding

Visualizing Palestine is currently crowd-funding for its new campaign. ”This campaign is about starting 2014 by raising global awareness around two key issues. First, we’re targeting...

Harshida PatelOct 10, 2013 12:56 pm GMT614 views
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Visualizing Palestine: Uprooted. The Story of the Olive Trees
Horn Group Launches "Tech the Halls" DJ Competition to Raise Money for One Laptop per Child
document Crowdfunding

"These computers are vital to empowering disabled students in an increasingly connected and digital world -- each laptop is a catalyst for helping previously marginalized children learn and...

Samuel BennettNov 30, 2011 12:43 am GMT1284 views
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Horn Group Launches
Africa: Online Gamers Join Battle Against Malaria
document Distributed Knowledge

But getting an early diagnosis is only part of the problem. Cases of other viral infections are frequently mistaken for malaria, and drugs are prescribed inappropriately. Better diagnosis through...

Benjamin FosselMay 08, 2012 02:13 pm GMT1058 views
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Africa: Online Gamers Join Battle Against Malaria
Should children younger than 13 be on Facebook? Absolutely
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On Facebook for grown-ups, we have groups for everything. Why not groups on Facebook where kids can upload their math problems and crowdsource responses? What a great way to learn. And while math...

Harshida PatelJun 07, 2012 08:44 am GMT697 views
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Should children younger than 13 be on Facebook? Absolutely
Vancouver start-up ebook company finds success with ‘crowdfunding’
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Three weeks into their “crowdfunding” campaign, Molly Schneeberg and Earl Hong Tai are working harder than ever to finance Kibooco, their children’s ebook start-up. Who knew that the bulk of the...

Adam FrazerSep 05, 2012 06:22 am GMT5161 views
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Vancouver start-up ebook company finds success with ‘crowdfunding’
Innovating for Children: A Discussion with UNICEF Change and Development Manager Paul Molinaro
Open Innovation

A few weeks ago, we wrote about an open innovation initiative being undertaken by UNICEF, the United Nations agency charged with improving the lives of children worldwide. Intrigued by the story, we decided to follow up with the folks over at UNICEF to see how the initiative came about and what the goals are. We spoke with Paul Molinaro, senior manager of change and development at UNICEF’s Copenhagen office – check out the conversation after the jump.

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Anton RootSep 26, 2012 11:52 pm GMT24706 views
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Can a Twitter account save street kids?
article Distributed Knowledge

The Philippines' Department of Social Welfare and Development is experimenting with social media to track and rescue street children. The Twitter account @savestreetkids crowdsources...

Adam FrazerJan 19, 2013 12:07 am GMT2199 views
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Can a Twitter account save street kids?
Crowdsourced study finds keys to slim adulthood
article Distributed Knowledge

The researchers said their project was among the first to use crowd-sourced information to identify new predictors that may, after further study, be useful in understanding and reducing obesity....

Jason RobbinsFeb 19, 2014 02:05 am GMT609 views
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Crowdsourced study finds keys to slim adulthood
App Hopes to Save Indian Beggar Children
article Tools

That’s where Helping Faceless says it comes in. A new app created by two Indian techies earlier this year, Helping Faceless uses algorithms and partnerships with NGOs to combat cruelty against...

Jason RobbinsSep 14, 2014 07:09 am GMT451 views
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App Hopes to Save Indian Beggar Children
My Reincarnation - Trailer
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For twenty years, filmmaker Jennifer Fox has been following the high Tibetan master, Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche and his Italian born son, Yeshi, with her camera. The result is the astounding feature...

Rebecca GutierrezJun 01, 2011 07:42 am GMT1614 views
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My Reincarnation - Trailer
Crowdsourcing Kids Publication
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From the perspective of innovation this is a smart new combination: crowdsourcing + book = interactive eBook for kids. They have seen crowdsourcing before but not in this combination, and not for...

Claire MackayOct 10, 2011 06:04 pm GMT3786 views
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Crowdsourcing Kids Publication
Irishhealth.com Launches Child Immunisation Tracker App For the iPhone
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A powerful exclusive feature of this app is that, in the event of a disease outbreak eg. measles or swine flu, Irishhealth.com can send an instant ‘alert’ via the app to all parents.The app also...

Fritz SchaeferNov 13, 2011 10:38 pm GMT1365 views
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	 Irishhealth.com Launches Child Immunisation Tracker App For the iPhone
Cloud Child Pitch for We Did This
video Crowdfunding

Rachel Riggs and Adam Bennett 2012 project for DNA Puppetry and Visual Theatre is called 'Cloud Child'. This video is to help with an appeal for crowdfunding in a pitch to the...

Claire MackayDec 09, 2011 02:49 pm GMT1512 views
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Cloud Child Pitch for We Did This
Announcing the Winners of the MyPlate Fruits and Veggies Video Challenge
document 

The winners of the MyPlate Fruits & Veggies Video Challenge are as follows: Tips for Kids *1st Place: On the Go Snack Boxes *2nd Place: Let’s Get Involved! *Popular Choice:...

Pablo BracciniDec 28, 2011 10:48 pm GMT2517 views
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Announcing the Winners of the MyPlate Fruits and Veggies Video Challenge
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