Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012)

 
$725
$19,275
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $725 from an original funding goal of $20,000!
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) posted a progress report
    Tallying the results of Kabissa fundraising
    By - Tobias Eigen - Executive Director
    This is a thank you post - a shout out to all the lovely people who responded to our appeals to help cover Kabissa's 2012 core operating costs on behalf of the Kabissa board of directors, volunteer team and members. We are humbled by the faith you put in us and encouraged to redouble our efforts to continue our work to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) posted a progress report
    So what do you think of our new look?
    By - Tobias Eigen - Executive Director
    We have redesigned our website at http://www.kabissa.org to reflect Kabissa’s role as a niche network connecting people and organizations working for positive change in Africa. We hope you like it! We can’t wait for you to explore the site and give us your feedback. Here are some highlights: The Kabissa Front...
    • 3 years ago
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen Hey everyone, can you guess what are the creatures featured in the picture and where they live?
      • 3 years ago
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) posted a progress report
    Mozambikes wins Kabissa Photo Competition!
    By - Sami Ghazi - Kabissa Volunteer
    Dear friends, We are delighted by the positive response to our inaugural photo competition this summer and want to share the results with you, our GlobalGiving supporters, ahead of more updates coming soon about our activities since our last GlobalGiving Progress Report. Thank you so much for your support and...
    • 3 years ago
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen Looking good, Sami! Thanks for organizing this great photo competition for Kabissa to showcase the wonderful work of Kabissa members. I can't wait to see the Mozambikes case study up on our new site soon - what an inspiring photo and organization. I also just had another look at all the submissions on our flickr gallery... Read more »
      • 3 years ago
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) has received 12 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) posted a progress report
    Kabissa Progress Report
    By - Tobias Eigen - Founder and Executive Director
    Dear Kabissa members, supporters and friends, I am struck by the relevance to today’s networked world of Frantz Fanon’s warning: A community will evolve only when a people control their own communication. The fact is that we are increasingly ceding control over our means of communicating with each other to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) posted a progress report
    Spring has sprung - thanking the volunteers
    By - Tobias Eigen - Founder and Executive Director
    It is April and Spring has sprung here in Berlin, where I am writing, and the performance mother nature is putting on outside my window is very welcome - the trees are turning green, flowers are sprouting, and noisy birds are busily getting to work building their nests. Also at Kabissa we have been busy, though perhaps...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Marc Maxson
    Marc Maxson Kabisa also means "completely" when added to other words. (Maybe I'm the only one who likes to know the meaning and origin of words like kabisa or ubuntu?)
    • 3 years ago
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  • Marc Maxson
    Marc Maxson Just learned the other day that Kabisa means "universal" in kiswahili. I guess the extra "s" is for super?
    • 3 years ago
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen We interpret the meaning as "absolutely" - as in "Absolutely Africa - Afrika Kabisa!" But "universal" or "completely" works too.
      • 3 years ago
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen The origin of Kabissa's name is very personal to me - I went to high school in Nairobi and we frequently went to Tanzania for sports fellowships there. In Nairobi, kabisa was a word I heard frequently - as both a positive ("kabisa sana!" - meaning that's really great) or a negative ("man, that car is... Read more »
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen I like the extra "s" for super. In actual fact, I first came up with the name Kabissa when I was doing ICT consulting in the early 1990s in Washington DC. I found that many people in DC did not know how to pronounce Kabisa with one S, and I also liked the idea of using a variant of the word Kabisa to make it more... Read more »
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    • Marc Maxson
      Marc Maxson In the world of Search Engine Optimization, Kabissa actually is a very smart misspelling.
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen Why is that?
      • 3 years ago
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  • Mari
    Mari More photos please, and stories about the orgs you've made a difference for through your platform.
    • 3 years ago
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen Hello Mari - it's great to meet you. Thank you so much for your generous donation! We are currently in the process of collecting stories and pictures of organizations in our network and will post them as soon as we have them!
      • 3 years ago
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    • Mari
      Mari Tobias, love seeing your work on our site. I know your father and keep thinking I'll run into him in our building as Transparency International is in our building.
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen I feel the same way about my father - I actually live in the same house with him (until this July anyway) and I keep expecting I'll run into him in the building. But he's always off travelling the world and peddling his anti-corruption message. Not that I'm really complaining.
      • 3 years ago
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    • Tobias Eigen
      Tobias Eigen Also - so glad you share an office with TI. Say hi to Nancy Boswell next time you see her, and ask her about how I helped TI get online in the early days.
      • 3 years ago
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  • Tobias Eigen
    Tobias Eigen It's never too early - I just made my first $50 donation of the year to kickstart the Kabissa 2012 core costs project. Can you join me and be among the first to add your name to Kabissa's 2012 supporters? Thanks!
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  • Kabissa - Connecting 1600+ Organizations (2012) has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Tobias Eigen

tobiaseigen@gmail.com
Bainbridge Island, WA United States

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