We'd like to conclude our round up of N2Y2 project proposals by location with a look at the proposals that came from outside of the United States, as well as a couple that are virtual or don't have a centralized location offline.
Canada A DreamNow: Providing Follow-Up for Organizations Elevator Pitch: Thousands of organizations run programs which excite people but the momentum created doesn't translate into action. DreamNow ensures hundreds of thousands of people inspired by programs go home and do something, achieve goals and change the world. DonorTrust Technology (ChristmasFuture.org) Elevator Pitch: We are empowering everyday people in North America to participate in eradicating extreme poverty by redirecting one gift at Christmas...and then watch the world change because of the decision they've made to do Christmas differently.
Foik Micro-Philanthropy Network Elevator Pitch: Foik aims to do to philanthropy what eBay did to the auction house: increase participation by helping people connect with people.
New Independence New Abilities Elevator Pitch: Medical Rehabilitation Facility in India for People with Disabilities offering Mobile Units equipped with Remote TeleMedicine & Employment Technologies & latest Assistive & Mobility-Aids Programs & Services & MedicalTeam=RECOVERY
* Further democratize media access and activity in Canada (and beyond) * Build the capacity of local communities to share information and their perspectives on issues within and affecting their communities
TakingITGlobal.org(N2Y2 Featured Project) Elevator Pitch: What if youth everywhere came together to inspire each other, get informed about social issues, and involved in their communities? TakingITGlobal evolved from this idea to a Social Network for Social Good, inspiring youth to create a better world.
Yodigo Elevator Pitch: Personal and social development requires literacy. Yodigo is a new system for delivering literacy in difficult conditions. Yodigo uses new digital technologies, but technology is not why it works. Yodigo works because it is based on incentives.
Youth Are Working Elevator Pitch: Empower Empower That is our philosophy. Youth Are Working encourages youth at risk to make positive changes in their turbulent lives. These youth are asking us for more training on internet related technologies to help make them more employable
SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA
Global Lives Project Elevator Pitch: An online video encyclopedia of human life experience; a unique video installation that can be assembled anywhere on earth; a chance to jump out of your reality and into one you would never have known. Collaborative, volunteer-driven, open source.
Social Web Tools for Developing Countries: Yankana.org(N2Y2 Featured Project) Elevator Pitch: Yankana is a project designed to help non profits located in developing countries to adopt and benefit from social web tools in their fields of work, without technical skills, financial resources for infrastructure or english language knowledge.
Project ABC: Community Literacy in the Bateyes Elevator Pitch: Project ABC works in Haitian-Dominican communities of the Dominican Republic establishing community-based literacy programs. ABC utilizes the resources of social web to innovate its programs, build solidarity, and broaden its impact.
Inter. Act!: the Future Nigeria Elevator Pitch: Following the return of democracy to Nigeria, there has been an explosion of Non-Governmental organizations. We want to employ the social web to build needed credibility and visibility for those NGOs who are honestly committed to making change.
moulin Wiki - the Offline Wikipedia Elevator Pitch: The moulin wiki project is our attempt to improve the access to basic information and reference material in developing countries by making it possible to access Wikipedia, the world's largest, free encylopedia, offline.
ArtHeart (Elevator Pitch): ArtHeart project's goal is to affect a positive, physical change in the Bulgarian natural environment by stimulating the creation and propagation of digital artwork in order to call attention to Bulgaria's natural beauty, or its destruction.
A Global Neighbour Network: NABUUR.com(N2Y2 Featured Project) Elevator Pitch: NABUUR is an internet platform where villages in developing countries get direct assistance. Online volunteers help create whatever is needed in 150 villages now, and with your help in 10,000 villages soon: a societal revolution in the making!
Farmer 2 Farmer Learning (N2Y2 Featured Project) Elevator Pitch: Farmers in developing countries can become more efficient and market oriented when they learn from experiences of themselves and their colleagues. Our tool will provide them with the means to learn by comparison.
Reversed Rural Electrification Elevator Pitch: 1.5 billion people spend $38 billion/yr on kerosene lighting, having no electricity. Barefoot Power will help 1 million people access modern, clean electricity, using digital LED lighting and advanced microenterprise-creation freeware.
Universe-city of Human Unity Elevator Pitch: Universe-city of Human Unity facilitates new ways to learn, explore and understand knowledge towards greater realization and awareness of the evolutionary change of consciousness that is reversing our age-old perspective of humanity.
Dgroups 2.0 Elevator Pitch: Dgroups.org is the home for groups and communities working to achieve international development goals. Dgroups current platform, Dgroups 1.0, is long overdue for a modernized replacement, Dgroups 2.0, based on Drupal, Sympa and web2.0 services
Second Life Relay For Life 07 Elevator Pitch: If innovation is your thing, take a real life walkathon and execute it in a virtual world, just for the virtual residents. Raise money for research, increase cancer awareness, and educate participants and that is the Second Life Relay For Life!