De Verhalenmakers

De Verhalenmakers

Storytelling is een leuke nieuwe manier om mensen te verbinden. Steeds meer mensen willen samen iets maken en zijn daarbij op zoek naar een verhaal verteld vanuit een ervaring. Even geen snel nieuws via traditionele en sociale media maar verdieping met een persoonlijk tintje. En dat is precies wat De Verhalenmakers doen. Lees inspirerende verhalen geschreven door amateurschrijvers en vind mooie verhalen bij jou in de buurt. Zo lees je bijvoorbeeld een korte detective geschreven door 6 dames uit Haarlem en lees je het inspirerende verhaal over de dames van WeCook die exotische gerechten op tafel zetten in verzorgingscentra.
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WordPress Website

WordPress website Vonk Sieraden

Geïnspireerd op de enorm succesvolle sieradenwinkel Sas Design in de negen straatjes in Amsterdam, is de Utrechte oprichtster Joke Lommen-Bosman afgelopen zomer van start gegaan met de sieradenwinkel in Utrecht. En de sieraden worden met de hand gemaakt door een klein team van Indiase edelsmeden uit de Thar woestijn. Daar wilde ik wel een leuke Vogue, Vintage, Hippie, Chic website voor ontwikkelen.
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One page WordPress website Nyota - Kim Nooij

Een one page website voor Nyota

Ontwikkelingssamenwerking is haar passie, maar dan wel graag op een structurele manier. En zo vertelt Karen Kammeraat onder de naam Nyota je met een presentatie of door middel van een rondleiding alles over de herkomst van producten, over de verschillen tussen biologisch, fair trade, klimaatneutraal en al die andere duurzame termen.
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Jouw Verhaal - De Verhalenmakers

Wat is jouw verhaal?

Storytelling is een leuke nieuwe manier om mensen te verbinden. Samen iets maken en verhalen schrijven vanuit een ervaring. Verdieping met een persoonlijk tintje. Nieuwsgierig naar mijn nieuwe project? Follow the flow

Kim Nooij Tech Support

How technology can contribute to personal growth

Silently he sits next to his best friend in the upper lecture hall of the three-storey university building in Tamale. The friend with a laptop. Himself with pen and paper. WordPress is noted with the absorbing power of eagerness. WordPress. A widely used content management system that lets you to create a website easy and quick. <! – More ->

Matthew comes from Nandom, a small town in the North West of Ghana. After receiving his high school diploma, he moved to Tamale, the capital of the northern region and was admitted to the Polytechnic. The only place in Tamale for affordable higher education. His interest in computers and technology did Matthew decide, in addition to his training, to become a member of Tech Support Ghana.

Tech Support Ghana is a community active in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and creates jobs through a combination of practical training and involvement of businesses. This answer to the harrowing gap between unemployed youth and the needs of local businesses in information and communication technology skilled personnel and related services arose more than one and a half years ago out of a unique gathering between Kenedy Kubuga (Bold Tech), The International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) and myself.

Create local opportunities

High unemployment, particularly among youth creates a pressing social and economic challenge. At least 25% of young people are unemployed and the Ghanaian education system is inefficient and fails to prepare young people to succeed in the job market. Since Accra has more options, unemployment leads to tension between the north and south of Ghana. There is economic migration and the likelihood of criminal activity increases when there is a lack of income and the feeling of being excluded from the job market.

The young generation fortunately has a lot of positive energy. Humour, hope and a yearn for a better future is the reason why these young boys and girls come together. It is a powerful movement with the potential to shape their own lives independently.

Tech Support as the alternative

Tech Support therefore began in 2013 with just an extension cord, a projector and an informal atmosphere with a practical training. A training linked to real jobs to bridge the gap between theoretical and practical skills and local capacity building in order to prevent the loss of jobs and economic migration. It is an alternative to expensive and theoretical education in Tamale and at the same time a reliable network of junior and senior technicians is established.

2013

In no time the group grew from 12 personally recruited and enlisted young people up to 30 members and within 8 weeks 3 sites, fully developed returned to the customers. The euphoria was immense and confidence in their own abilities, spontaneously grew new initiatives. There were 7 personal websites being realized, guest lectures held, events organized, friends invited and a logo, website and Facebook page being set up. Just before the close of 2013, the development of a school management system, a major project by the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD), was awarded to Tech Support.

2014

In 2014, the course offerings greatly expanded and together with (local) partners Tech Support worked hard to develop the School Management System and to implement the system in four schools in the northern region of Ghana. In 2015, the system will be installed in 21 schools and Tech Support will be working together with Butterfly Works and Bibir Ghana to establish the seventh BITS Digital Design School, the first one in West Africa!

“Through Tech Support, I have gained a lot of knowledge from others and I learned how I can create a website with WordPress within a few weeks time. I do it because it can help me in setting up my own company or accomplish a client assignment and I believe Tech Support can positively change my life. “

Matthew

Tech Support’s approach combines the Ghanaian way of living together (sharing is caring) with the weight of local ownership and pro activeness so that all members can contribute to the development of the group and take advantage of self-made employment through practical, on-the-job training. It is an honest, bottom-up and on reality-based initiative, promoting economic development inland.

And Matthew?

Matthew wrote everything down and built, using a computer in an Internet café, his own website within several weeks. He managed to get this website working on the laptop of his best friend and got to present it at an official ceremony to the public. Matthew participated in several courses that provided him with technical and teaching skills and connected him with like-minded colleagues.

At present, Matthew is one of the familiar faces of Tech Support. It is because of his commitment and dedication that made him an inspiring trainer for new members and allowed for him to participate in commercial contracts that helps financing his last year at the Polytechnic.

Finalist Future Forward Challenge

In November 2014 deed Tech Support Ghana mee aan de Ashoka Changemakers Future Forward Challenge. Innovatieve projecten voor en door jongeren die werkgelegenheid in Afrika stimuleren. Tech Support was één van de finalisten van wel meer dan 50 inzendingen.
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Meertalige WordPress Webshop

Het installatiecentrum van Draaijer Engineering is een webwinkel waar warmteverliesberekeningen kunnen worden aangevraagd. Een niche op het gebied van engineering waar veel vraag naar is. De website combineert webwinkel functionaliteit, extra velden aan het bestel formulier en wordt in diverse talen aangeboden. Continue reading

Kim Nooij Devtrac Homepage

DevTrac

Deze real time rapportage tool van de openbare diensten in Oeganda is ontwikkeld door Mountbatten in opdracht van UNICEF. De website is gebaseerd op Drupal en toont een breed scala van openbare diensten (zoals scholen en klinieken) en hun prestaties op een kaart. Het doel is om de inspanningen van ontwikkelingswerk te visualiseren en de transparantie te ondersteunen wat in het voordeel is van de Oegandese burgers. Continue reading

Kim Nooij T2Vision Homepage

WordPress website T2Vision

Communicatie Specialist Tesse Theidersen start aankomend jaar als zelfstandige zonder personeel en zoals een goed communicatie specialist betaamt zijn de website en andere promotie uitingen al in kan en kruiken voordat ze van start gaat. Continue reading