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AFRO-NETS> The Drum Beat - 88 - Links in Support of Communication for Change Programming
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> The Drum Beat - 88 - Links in Support of Communication for Change Programming
- From: Warren Feek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 01:32:07 -0400 (EDT)
The Drum Beat - 88 - Links in Support of Communication for Change Programming
We have an extensive list of other links on our web site -
This list is continually growing. Please send information on your web
site to <email@example.com>
1. The World Links for Development (WorLD) programme - provides
Internet connectivity and training for teachers, teacher trainers and
students in developing countries in the use of technology in educa-
tion. WorLD links students and teachers in secondary schools in de-
veloping countries with schools in industrialized countries for col-
laborative learning via the Internet.
2. Africalog.com - a portal to "boost the development and wealth of
Africans and people of African descent, in all spheres of social, po-
litical, cultural and economical advancement." With links to news me-
dia in Africa.
3. People on War - a worldwide project that intends to increase
awareness around the world of the rules that already exist for peo-
ple's protection in wartime and to encourage discussion of humanitar-
ian law in the context of modern-day conflict. It has been designed
to involve those who have experience of war.
4. December 18 - an online network for the promotion and protection
of the Rights of Migrant Workers. Special focus on the situation of
women migrant workers. Provides interactive tools, including data-
bases, full text documents and a search engine.
5. AppuKids - a site for kids in India (in English) with a kid-
specific search engine, educational games, and a space for kids to
contribute poems, jokes, stories and puzzles.
The Drum Role - Issue #8 - Everything Smelled of Money
A group of young photojournalists from working-class families in
Dhaka are interviewed about their experiences as their work brings
them into contact with the world of wealth, aid agencies and big
6. The Life in Africa Foundation - a cultural entertainment site
dedicated to promoting a positive message about Africa and to raising
funds for micro finance. Contains over 300 pages of unique cultural
content, including human interest stories, poetry, short-stories,
recipes, proverbs, art, fashion and images from around the continent.
7. Community Media Network Ireland (CMN) - facilitates those using
different media to support progressive development and social jus-
tice. Brings together groups and individuals involved in community
video and photography, community radio, Internet, alternative print
media and access television.
8. Top 50 African Web Sites - web portal Woyaa has chosen the 50 Af-
rican Web sites they think are best in Education, Science, Culture,
Public information and Community Development (10 in each).
9. The Haiti Support Group - news and information about current
events and issues in Haiti from the perspective of grassroots, popu-
VACANCY DRUM BEAT
The next Vacancy Special Drum Beat will be issued on April 18th.
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ing vacant positions.
10. World Aid Shopping - also developed by a team of UN volunteers, a
non-profit mega store. Stocks the same types of items as Amazon -
over 500,000 and growing - at similar discount prices but all "prof-
its" go to the UN World Food Program and the WMF International Chil-
11. UNICEF Myanmar - includes content about the new Country Programme
for Children & Women in Myanmar (Burma) 2001-2005. Click on "Pro-
grammes" at the top of the page.
12. Maximising Access and Quality - an initiative to apply "state-of-
the-art methods" to maximize access to and quality of family planning
and other selected reproductive health services.
13. The Horn of Africa NGO Network for Development (HANND) - a col-
laboration of some 40 indigenous organizations and civil society
leaders in the countries of the Horn of Africa (Djibouti, Eritrea,
Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda).
14. InterAfrica Group's NGO Networking Service, this is a portal to
information about civil society networking and development in Ethio-
15. AFRILINE - links communities in development, 'level the [informa-
tion technology] playing field', facilitate exchange of knowledge,
experience and expertise among organizations, and encourage the flow
of information from African civil society to international institu-
tions and decision-makers.
Coming soon - Training; Awards
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