Storytelling is a fun new way to connect people. More and more people want to do something together and have thereby been told to find a story from the experience. Just not fast news through traditional and social media but floor with a personal touch. And that is exactly what The Story Makers. Read inspiring stories written by amateur writers and find good stories in your area. For example, you read a brief detective written by six ladies from Haarlem and the inspiring story of the WeCook, preparing exotic dishes for eldery people.
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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 van de dames van WeCook. Continue reading

Tech Support Ghana

An open community active in the field of Free Open Source Software and Information and Communication Technology. Via vocational training and active involvement of Small to Medium Enterprises members obtain practical skills, knowledge and get access to job opportunities.
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Kim Nooij WoD How it Works

World of Difference – Mobile Health Care

In 2013 the World of Difference program, founded by the Dutch Vodafone Foundation, enabled four young professionals to work for one year on a health project in Ghana. This project is a cooperation between Vodafone Netherlands, the Dutch NGOs dance4life, IICD and the Ghanaian NGO ACDEP.
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Kim Nooij Mapping Day Event

Mapping Day

Mapping Day Uganda is a fast growing project organizing mapping events, implementing trainings, generating awareness about the importance of maps, actively pledging for getting open data sets and building a network of enthusiastic mappers in Uganda.
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Kim Nooij Devtrac Homepage


This real time reporting tool on public services in Uganda has been developed by Mountbatten and commissioned by UNICEF. The website is based on Drupal and displays a wide range of public services and their behavior on a map. The aim is to visualize the efforts of development work and to support transparency in the benefit of Uganda’s citizens.
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Kim Nooij Match a Maker

Match a Maker

The Maker Faire Africa is an event that celebrates African ingenuity, innovation and creation. On the website you will find the Makers who showed their work at the 2010 event in Nairobi Kenya. Work ranges from time saving devices for agriculture to alternative energy sources from design with recycled objects to social media applications for mobile phones.
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Kim Nooij Building Bridges Project Image

Building Bridges

Building Bridges is a campaign to encourage, map and connect peace initiatives in Kenya and believes that everyone can make a change and contribute to a peaceful togetherness.
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Kim Nooij Solar Makers Toolkit

Solar Makers

Solar Makers is a project by Butterfly Works, a social design studio and aims to improve peoples lives through sharing knowledge about a technology that can save money, provide a safer living environment and lead to a more sustainable future.
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