Samantha Barnard

Deputy Director | Phambano Technology Development Centre, Southern Africa

Google Ad Grants Tips and Resources for Nonprofits in Botswana and South Africa

Find those searching to support your mission! With Google Ad Grants, eligible nonprofit organisations will receive $10,000 USD in in-kind Google Ads advertising every month. Ad Grants gives to 51 countries around the world and supports 115k nonprofits with a mission to connect people and causes. In Southern Africa, organizations in Botswana and South Africa …

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[INVITATION] Virtual Online Safety Training for Parents and Educators – South Africa

With the increasing trend of children interacting online, it is important to provide relevant information to parents and educators to help them enable children to take appropriate measures to stay safe online while exploring the internet with confidence.  Products like Google ́s Be Internet Awesome and Family Link provide helpful tips and resources that equip …

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Prevent Security Risks: Upgrade to the Latest Version of Windows

In January 2020, Microsoft discontinued support and software updates for Windows 7. In addition, Microsoft will no longer offer support and new security patches for Office 2010, starting in October of this year. If you continue to use these products after support has ended, these applications will continue to work, but your computer may become …

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Zoom Bundle Options – How To Decide Which Option Is Best For Your Nonprofit Organisation

TechSoup has partnered with Zoom to provide discount bundle options to nonprofit organisations. Currently, two bundle options are available: Zoom Meetings Pro Plan Bundle and Zoom Meetings Business Plan Bundle. To assist you in making the best decision, we have created a questionnaire below that will guide you in selecting the bundle option best suited …

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How Technology is Helping More Organisations Work From Home

Working from home has become a reality for many of us. With vast technology tools and resources available, keeping in touch with our teams, volunteers, CEO’s and beneficiaries while working remotely is easier than ever before. Whether it’s the Internet or phone we are using, the advances in technology makes it easier to efficiently conduct …

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Build A Better World With Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a broad set of global cloud-based products including compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, IoT, security and enterprise applications. These services help organisations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale. AWS is trusted by the tens of thousands of nonprofit organisations all over the word, to …

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