Re: [GKD] RFI: How Can A Grassroots Project Obtain Financing From Private Donors In Rich Countries?

2005-06-29 Thread Vickram Crishna
On 6/24/05, Gena Fleming wrote: Currently, people in need of funding need to do quite a bit of sleuthing to find funding sources. Can we create an alternative? I am imagining a website which showcases a diversity of projects through photos and brief descriptions (women's rights, sustainable

Re: [GKD] Local Languages, ICT, and Indigenous Knowledge

2005-06-29 Thread Donald Z. Osborn
Thanks, Edward. I think we are in agreement in the points you make, and I appreciate the examples. Just for clarification, the line you respond to was written by Guido Sohne. He also made the interesting attempt to gauge potential interest in ICT localization by the existence or not of newspapers

Re: [GKD] RFI: How Can A Grassroots Project Obtain Financing From Private Donors In Rich Countries?

2005-06-29 Thread Andy Lieberman
Dear Colleagues, As I've been struggling over the last couple of years to build up an NGO in rural Guatemala, I have been learning a lot about trying to match our organization's needs and wants with those of donors. It has been much tougher than I expected. Those of us in the field have specific