How To Browse The Internet Safely

The internet has provided women the opportunity and space to have their say, react and voice opinions on patriarchy, opinions, and many other topics that they have never been able to speak out about before. Sadly, women can also experience online harassment, threats, racist and/or gender slandering which leaves them feeling violated and not able …

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Stop Cyberbullying Day 2020 Encourages Kindness And Acceptance Online

Stop Cyberbullying Day 2020 has arrived and there has never been a more important time to come together to promote kindness and acceptance while forming a collective voice against hate and abuse. The success of last year’s event saw a wide range of activities around the world taking place including brands, celebrities and influencers using …

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9 Strategies To Help Grow Your Nonprofit Organisation Online

Whether you are an existing nonprofit organisation, or you are thinking of starting a nonprofit organisation, the vision for your organisation is to make it a success. A part of that journey is one of digital transformation. Your NPO needs to have a clear and easy-to-understand presence online and below are 9 tips to help …

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The Rise Of GBV In Times Of Crisis

For women, girls and the LGBTQ community that are already living in violent or abusive situations, violence tends to get worse in times of crisis. With lockdowns happening now, even beginning to think about leaving a violent place of living may seem and be impossible. @skowalski (Shannon Kowalski), Director of Advocacy & Policy at IWHC recently …

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Zoom For Nonprofits in Botswana, South Africa and Zambia

The Zoom discount program at TechSoup provides video and web conferencing as well as webinar and room connector software to eligible nonprofit organisations and public libraries throughout Southern Africa. Your organisation can use Zoom to communicate with colleagues, partners, donors, volunteers, and constituents in meetings and webinars. Below, we will detail the different Zoom Packages …

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5 Must-Haves For Your Cause / Charity Website

In the first video of our #TechFriyaySA series with our NetSquared South Africa Community, we detail the 5 must-haves for your website for your online fundraising needs: 1. About Us Page  Your About Us page is the number one place a potential donor will go to, in order to find out more about your organisation. …

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17 May – International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally. Sadly here we are in 2020 and Gender-Based-Violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people is still rife. …

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Photoshop Elements 2020 and Premiere Elements 2020 Bundle from Adobe for Nonprofits

New product for eligible nonprofits in South Africa: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and Premiere Elements 2020. This bundle product combines two Adobe applications. Photoshop Elements is a tool for editing, retouching, optimizing, and distributing digital images. Premiere Elements is a tool for editing and publishing digital video. Together, they count as one individual product toward …

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Invitation: Free Online Safety Bootcamp: #KeepSafeOnline

Our online safety programme, Themba Southern Africa, is inviting your NPO to a free, virtual Online Safety Bootcamp. How will the #KeepSafeOnline Bootcamp work? Starting 22 April 2020, the virtual #KeepSafeOnline Bootcamp will begin. Daily, for 5 days (Wednesday 22 April – Sunday 26 April / 10am) Themba Southern Africa will provide online safety resources, …

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Guidelines for Configuring Zoom at Your Nonprofit

As organisations increase the use of remote work tools, Zoom usage has skyrocketed. With this, some basic flaws in Zoom’s native and default security have come to light, along with increased concern over privacy. In response to this, Zoom has worked to improve its security and privacy policies. For most usage, Zoom is safe. However, there …

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