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Just wanted to give you an update on voting from Tanzania. I think this photo says it all:








More photos can be found here.

Just imagine how difficult it is to vote online in Arusha - to secure transport to an internet cafe, LEXAPRO coupon, pay for web access, hope the spotty power grid is working, and use connections that are effectively at dial-up speeds to access heavy websites created primarily for Western audiences. Many haven't used the internet before; most didn't have email accounts; English is a second language, LEXAPRO OVER THE COUNTER. In this case, comprar en línea LEXAPRO, comprar LEXAPRO baratos, classrooms of children have to wait patiently in line outside for their opportunity to use the computer.  But hope is something they do have, and hard work is par for the course.

I share this as a reminder that this isn't an effort in which "we" are giving to "them". Where can i find LEXAPRO online, Hardly. We are collaborating together to build a better world for all of us...one in which children have the best possible opportunity to grow up & make invaluable contributions to our shared future. To be fair, the lion's share of the work is being led in Tanzania, where can i buy LEXAPRO online, where Mama Lucy, the students and the teachers are, Get LEXAPRO, creating an educational environment that's second to none in their area, based on national exam scores.

I also share this in hopes that you'll realize just how simple it is for us to take just a minute, click a few buttons, and make a real difference in a community that is working so hard to create a better future for itself.  Despite geography, buy LEXAPRO online no prescription, we're all really part of the same community.  To vote now, just go to http://bit.ly/ideablob.  Remember, Australia, uk, us, usa, since the winnings will be used to build a tech lab at Shepherds Junior (solar power has already been installed and nearly 20 nearly-new laptops have been donated!), you'll be helping create an entirely new level of access for this community and offering the world the opportunity to engage in conversation and learn from them too.

LEXAPRO OVER THE COUNTER, Here's a few more updates from my inbox & text messages from Tanzania that make it clear just how much hope they have, and just how hard they're working...in case you had any doubt:

AN EMAIL FROM MAMA LUCY

Received today (5/26):

Stacey,

I hope everything is well with you. The parents, teachers, LEXAPRO wiki, students, friends and the community around the school are so excited with voting for Epic Change as they know what you are trying to do is for the benefit of their community.

Everyone wants to vote, LEXAPRO over the counter, but here the network is mostly very slow, so they are spending much time waiting on the queue / line to vote. But many are voting.

I've attached few photos of children and others while voting. The pupils are saying this is only their chance to have Technology Lab, LEXAPRO canada, mexico, india, so they don't want to lose ;) Hope their dream will come to be true!

Wish you good luck.
Mama Lucy


EMAILS FROM PARENTS

Received 5/23:

Dear Sir/Madam:

Am Joel from Tanzania and I have a son at Shepherds Junior Academy and I need to give you a vot, LEXAPRO no rx, but when I open the www.epicchange.org I can not find the steps to follow that I can do proper voting.

Help me
Joel mrkivuyo


__________________________________________________

Also received 5/23:

Stacey,

I have been trying to follow the simplest information and I dont know why am not getting into this thing. Am trembling right now because I have never failed a simple exam like this and I feel ashamed, LEXAPRO OVER THE COUNTER. I have been trying this with my son Gideon yesterday but the same thing is repeating. I have been with mama Lucy this morning and she has a bunch of student with her for the vote, purchase LEXAPRO online no prescription. I will go and see her again if she has succeded. I know it is just a small thing which is tricking me, LEXAPRO trusted pharmacy reviews, I will find a way out and hopefully I will be a help for hundreds of people who will like to vote for our school!

Wish you all the best - Together we excel.
gidori


LEXAPRO OVER THE COUNTER, [Of course, Mr. Gidori figured it out. Before we responded, he wrote...]
Wooow!!, LEXAPRO price.
Succeeded at last!

Just before I left the Internet cafe I noticed the problem. I had some emails which were in the spam box which am not used to read and that is where my confirmation for the vote was being hiden....I will lead many to vote for the school as well.

Am so happy now leaving this room.

Love you.
Gidori


A FEW DAYS TEXTS FROM TANZANIA (excerpts...)












[I know this post is a little long, so if you're interested in my thoughts on how limited web access may create a cultural bias in the outcome of social change competitions, by all means, read on, LEXAPRO OVER THE COUNTER. Generic LEXAPRO, If not, however, just vote now at http://bit.ly/ideablob and then ask all your friends to do the same!!!]

NOW, ALL OF THIS GOT ME TO THINKING...
What if we hadn't been involved, real brand LEXAPRO online. Would this incredible social innovator who's now built one of the best primary schools in Arusha have any shot at winning a competition in which the winner is selected by online votes.

The truth is, LEXAPRO alternatives, she's definitely scrappy and determined, so maybe - but the odds are undoubtedly stacked against her.  It is undeniable that entrants to contests like these from the US and other places with widespread high-speed internet and computer access have a vast leg up.  Given that American & European social entrepreneurs likely have far fewer barriers in other respects as well, it seems folly to give them yet another significant advantage in the selection process...especially when solutions developed in other parts of the world may, in fact, after LEXAPRO, be the most effective and least expensive because of their creators' deep experience in potential communities of impact.

To be clear, for this current competition (Ideablob), LEXAPRO from canada, only US entrants are permitted, which probably makes sense given their business objectives & creates a somewhat level playing field.  But what about Ashoka's Changemakers (not to single them out - they're just one example) and other social change competitions that accept entrants from across the globe and seek to unearth the most innovative, effective solutions to the world's most pressing social problems?  Should competitions like those be using online votes to select winners?  My guess is it's just one more advantage for the rich white kids.  (To be fair, people like me, order LEXAPRO from mexican pharmacy, though in my own country, "rich" isn't quite the appropriate adjective.)  While I'm absolutely certain that the intent of competitions like Changemakers (which has a beautiful and vastly improved new site, LEXAPRO gel, ointment, cream, pill, spray, continuous-release, extended-release, by the way) and others is absolutely to discover the best solutions, regardless of geography, I'm just not certain online voting is the best way to go about it...at least not yet.

Skoll's Social Edge blog recently asked: Are the Only Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship Anglo-Saxon? Though you might think so sitting at social change conferences like SoCap09, the Skoll World Forum and others, where can i order LEXAPRO without prescription,  the answer is: Absolutely not.  Clearly, there are brilliant indigenous solutions that are simply not being seen or resourced - and we simply cannot afford to foster or tolerate systems that overlook innovators from parts of the world with limited web access - who may, LEXAPRO reviews, because of their life experience or out of necessity, be able to imagine more effective, less expensive possibilities.

I know, people will say, LEXAPRO used for, "no voting mechanism is perfect."  And they're right.  But if we're going to get it wrong, let's at least not foster a system that's so clearly culturally-biased in a field that so clearly shouldn't be.  For now, LEXAPRO dangers, let's use a cross-cultural panel of judges if we must.  Or maybe there's a smart mobile phone voting solution that just might work.

Folks also suggest crowds are great decision-makers.  Let's not fool ourselves.  Large, representative, informed, unbiased crowds, LEXAPRO natural, maybe.  But that's a long way off for most of the social change platforms I've seen - these tools are nascent, have relatively small communities, Cheap LEXAPRO no rx, and few users that are consistent, invested, long-term participants.  Perhaps Change.org will emerge as a community large enough to truly be representative and unbiased, I don't know.  Right now, purchase LEXAPRO online, however, the vast majority of voters in online social change competitions are those driven there by contest entrants.   Until that changes, LEXAPRO no prescription, I believe online voting is a seriously flawed, culturally-biased way to select social innovators in which to invest. I know the tools are sexy and the marketing benefits alluring, but it's the social change not the social media we should be focusing on, discount LEXAPRO, IMHO - let's hope one doesn't get in the way of the other.

Of course, this conversation doesn't really even touch on the broader criticisms of what some some call social change "popularity contests." Even though I've worked hard to cultivate an online community of supporters that will support me in such efforts (thank goodness!), LEXAPRO description, I've heard many bright colleagues suggest that social change competitions, in their current incarnation, waste valuable resources, sabotage potential collaboration and fail to surface the best solutions.  I'll leave you with comments from three savvy social change tweeters who got involved in the conversation when I posed this question on twitter:

"If some entrants come from places with limited web access, buy cheap LEXAPRO no rx, is it fair to use online votes to select winners of social change contests?"








Suffice it to say, there's got to be a better way. Until we find it, Buy LEXAPRO without prescription, though, Epic Change will continue to participate in social change competitions that raise visibility and funds for our efforts to resource social innovators like Mama Lucy.

Oh, and improved access starts right here, with you.  If you haven't already, VOTE now on Ideablob so that Epic Change can earn $10k toward funding a school technology lab in Tanzania.













PS: If you're a blogger & would like to crosspost our Ideablob efforts or any words of support for Epic Change, I hope you'll add the text below to your post. By doing so, you're helping us to earn even more needed funds from Zemanta's "Blogging for a Cause" competition. Thanks!!!  Here's the text:
This blog post is part of Zemanta's "<a href="http://www.zemanta.com/bloggingforacause/">Blogging For a Cause</a>" campaign to raise awareness and funds for worthy causes that bloggers care about.
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  • http://www.zyozy.org Steve Jennings

    Excellent post, this comment says it all for me: it’s the social change not the social media we should be focusing on

  • http://igniter.com Michael Lewkowitz

    Stacey, great post. I, personally, have refused to enter competitions exactly for the reason that they often become about the contestants ability to drive traffic rather than the merit of the idea and they take valuable time away from exploring and developing the very thing the contestant is trying to develop. I also am painfully tired of destinations for social entrepreneurs/changemakers or any other community – and of destinations in general.

    What you say though about the value in exposure is true. Changemaking needs to engage others both to make the change happen and to probe/test/evolve the venture itself.

    To me, what we’re hoping for is vibrant ecosystems of changemakers from all places, backgrounds, and disciplines pushing the frontiers of the world we want. An ecosystem where it’s members connect, interact, and support not just the people in their circles but people they ‘bump into’ based on some ‘random’ interest and connection. This is about facilitating discovery, nurturing trust, sharing experiences, and light-weight focused request/responses.

    It’s a big hope that is desperately needed, and hopefully, one the competition makers will invest in exploring in ernest. And with the rapid changes in our tools and culture of communication, connection, and collaboration, real progress might not be that far afield.

  • http://meshugavi.com Avi Kaplan

    I agree – Anglo Sazons don’t have a monopoly on innovation in social change. There are solutions coming from all kinds of places, but the access problem prevents word of them from getting out. This discussion reminds me of Eben Moglen’s point in his keynote at NTEN last month. It’s in the interest of everyone for more brainpower to come online. More access mean that more experience can be brought to bear on problems and the best solutions can spread and be applied faster in more communities.

  • http://www.cashewman.com Brendan

    Even if there is a bias to rich westerners in competitions like Ideablob or changemakers, is there existence still a bad thing? It may be a frustrating thing to you as a competitor (and you should be relentlessly raising it), but in the broader context, they’re probably productive, for innovators all around the world.

    But let’s talk about what your campaign in Tanzania probably did. Let’s talk about internet access as a cost/benefit decision for Tanzanians. And let’s, for a minute, assume internet usage among ordinary Tanzanians is a good thing (in my opinion, very much so).

    What your campaign probably did was introduce a bunch of people to the internet and email for the first time, helping them get skills, confidence and knowledge of how it can work. And maybe how it can work for them. That came through in Mr Gidori’s comments. It probably helped demystify the internet a little. An interesting push from your POV might be to use the competition voting as a taster, and try to expand net access at the same time. I’m sure you’ve incorporated this.

    Working in Senegal in 2004, there were 3 internet cafes in my 100K person town, nearly all expat and tourist. Returning in 2006, there were 20, more rural, much more for Senegalese. Here in Ethiopia in 2009. internet cafes are becoming ubiquitous. Usage is still extremely low, but expanding rapidly (something like 8000% percent over the past 8 years?).

    But why would an ordinary Tanzanian spend time and money to be online? They would if the benefits (email, social networks, football highlights, job hunting, and yes, porn) exceeded the costs (money, time, accessibility, knowledge gaps). Part of that can be addressed by people like you and me, areas such as encouraging light website design, content applicable to Tanzanians or Ethiopians, and ways for people to connect and share their voice. Much of it is in the hands of Tanzanians or Ethiopians, as it should be. As that equation for Africans shifts more to provide attractive benefits at less cost, people come online.

    I’m convinced this is a good thing. Africa doesn’t need to just address the innovation gap or digital divide – it needs to jump over it. No platform in the past has made this as flat or accessible as the internet.

    I think your (sometimes frustrated) efforts with Ideablob gave people one more reason to be online. And that’s a great thing.

    B

    (BTW – hey Avi!)

  • http://akhilak.com/blog Akhila

    Great post! It’s refreshing to see that despite all the obstacles to internet access and with English being a second language, so many Tanzanians spent so much time voting for your idea. Like Brendan said, I think that’s an important point – just the fact that you have mobilized so many people to vote for you has introduced them to the internet, which in itself is powerful.

    However I have to agree that a lot of these competitions, relying on online votes, really means the people with the most connections and the access to the internet will win. There is so little chance that an entrepreneur from a country like Tanzania or other areas with little internet access will win. So maybe they can mobilize people in their community to access the internet and vote, but even after all that, the American or European entrepreneur probably has a much better shot at winning. Also, those who have personal connections, or those who have frequent access to Twitter, are the ones who stand a better chance.

    The ability to mobilize people and get them to vote for you shows your marketing skill, for sure, but it does NOT show whether your idea is the best one or not! I think the best way would be to combine voting with some sort of objective judging based on the best ideas for social change, rather than just relying on voting to do that. These competitions need to more actively choose those ideas they think are most important.

  • http://corporatedollar.org John Haydon

    Stacey,

    What an incredible post – coming right from your heart!

    The other risk we’re taking with these voting-f*-a-thons is that we hurt the very people we are trying to work with.

    People formed lined to *sincerely* participate in on-line voting in Arusha. That desire they expressed for change is unmatched in the world today, where typically profit is king. What is our intention behind the fancy social media tool? Are Anglo Sazons as sincere as the voters? What would happen if they ever became disillusioned with the entire process?

    It seems like the real social change needs to happen within the heart of us so called “benefactors.”

    Nice one!

    John

  • http://appfrica.org Jon Gosier

    Well said, Stacey. While I appreciate the fact that in the West ‘social voting’ is something some people get excited about, but even then it’s still just a popularity/spam your friends contest. When dealing with international entrants, it does create an unfair bias. IF we’re talking about a site like Digg, then let the masses decide. When it comes to social entrepreneurship I think contest holders have a responsibility to be more selective and do the legwork to ensure the programs with the most merit are voted on, not just the people who have the most influence.

  • http://www.socialactions.com Christine Egger

    Will be applauding this post for a long time to come, Stacey. Beautifully done.

  • http://hildygottlieb.com/ Hildy Gottlieb

    Beautiful post, Stacey. As change agents, it is often hard to always be conscious to ask, “Am I working with people to build change together from the ground up and the inside out? Or am I making my own assumptions, no matter how subtle, based on my own reality?”

    The latter tends to bring us face-to-face with something huge we overlooked – like the voting issues you describe here. Frustration sets in, and then all the other symptoms we would all recognize in well-meaning folks whose intent is to do something powerful and meaningful, only to feel “burned.”

    I echo Christine’s comment – we will indeed be applauding and referring to this post for a long time to come. Many many thanks, as always, for your thoughtful and inclusive approach to change.
    HG

  • http://blog.mediasauce.com Scott Henderson

    It is quite easy to become cynical about the recent flurry of contests urging non-profits to rally their supporters to vote for them to win money. But reading this post can quickly dispel that notion. It is a great example of how interconnected we are that those who can benefit the most from Epic Change winning are the ones who are putting the greatest effort to participate.

    @scottyhendo

  • http://fiopartners.typepad.com Anne Yurasek

    Stacey -

    Great post – hard questions. I agree with you that the contests drive exposure to your cause (and others) to audiences that have internet access, interest, and potentially funds to donate as well. I also agree with your frustration — noting are these the best ideas? How much time is spent generating votes versus working on the cause? Is the pay off worth it?

    I would even add an additional question which is how sound are some of the causes in these contests? Do the innovative ideas truly result in positive social change? Are their leaders/founders creating infrastructure that allow the innovations to be sustainable? And does your average online voter have the ability to determine that from a description?

    I don’t think the contests are bad thing…but agree they have a long way to go to being inclusive and being a sound method of evaluating social change efforts.

    A

  • http://www.socialcitizens.org Kari Saratovsky

    First of all, I echo the above praise for your thoughtful post, Stacey. It’s amazing to think back to December of 2007 when we launched the Case Foundation’s Giving Challenge (using the platforms Causes on Facebook and Global Giving). We did so to help introduce new online fundraising tools to a broader audience and to help individuals understand the power they could have to be a champions for a cause they care about. As you well know, we weren’t interested in how much money you could raise – but more on how many individual donors one could attract to his/her cause.

    Fast forward a year and a half and look at what’s happening – you are taking these tools and introducing them around the globe to a whole new demographic of people who want to be champions and support causes that are directly impacting them. I loved the stories you shared of the frustration but determination of the people of Tanzania who so badly wanted to participate.

    As we look forward to announcing our next Giving Challenge later this year – your questions of access and infrastructure are important to keep at the fore front of our minds.

    We’ll be sharing some important findings from the Giving Challenge in a few weeks. But, one of the surprise findings was that participating charities with similar missions often worked on behalf of each other so that each one would have a chance to win a daily prize of $1,000 for having the most unique donors in a 24-hour period. This goes against the notion that it’s simply a “popularity contest” – and I thought worth mentioning.

    In any case, we’ll be releasing the data in mid June on http://www.casefoundaiton.org and will make sure to share it with your readers.

    Thanks again for all you do, Stacey! – KDS

  • http://www.aroconsult.net/blog Shannon Aronin

    Coming from the grant writing world, where the competition for funding is based primarily on who has the best grant writer and who has the most well connected board, I find these online competitions to be refreshingly democratic in comparison to how the nonprofit community HAS been doing things for a very long time. Particularly as other major sources of fundraising have dried up considerably in the current economic climate, these competitions have so many healthy social benefits.

    Is it perfect? No. Is it biased towards the West? Undoubtably. But I don’t think it’s fair anymore for anyone to suggest that the people being helped are being exploited. They ARE driving their own future.

    I agree that what you have accomplished here Stacey is amazing, and I applaud your efforts. I also want to congratulate Mama Lucy on her outstanding on the ground community organizing that has created such a groundswell of support and community initiative. You would be hard pressed to mobilize a community being served through charitable foundations so well anywhere here in the States. This is truly an awesome effort. Congrats to you both.

  • http://www.changemakers.com Tyler Ahn

    The difficulties of online voting and this very critique is something we deal with on a regular basis. Indeed the lack of connectivity is a hurdle for many and operating an online platform poses certain amount of challenges in these parts of the world.
    We have put other measures in place to benefit our community members regardless of their connectivity. First, it is not simply a popularity contest. Each competition entry is vetted by our distinguished panel of judges to ensure that they meet our criteria of Innovation, Social Impact, and Sustainability.
    Once the finalists are chosen through the vetting process, we arm our finalists with tools to leverage their existing networks, we also notify the Changemakers community as well as publicize the voting phase of the competition to the general public. A click can give these great projects much needed funds, all projects are open for public review so anyone can make the decision for themselves.
    Despite all that we do, we cannot ignore this issue of connectivity. So we work hard here at Changemakers to make sure that there are other benefits to being a part of this online community. But voting aside, what we value the most here at Changemakers is our community members and their role in our marketplace of solutions. Since we started running online competitions a few years ago (Changemakers was once simply a journal), we have leveraged our networks to funnel more than 30 million dollars to our competition participants. We have made countless connections and helped to create partnerships between our entrants. Some of the recipients of these funds were winners, many were finalists but some were neither winners nor finalists too.
    Connectivity varies widely from continent to continent, country to country, even city to city. But it is only a matter of time for internet penetration. And we are not ones to underestimate our participants and community members in the developing world. Hundreds of Indian farmers queued up at the local computer kiosk to vote. They usually checked grain prices there, but once word got out that one of “them” became a Changemakers finalist, they knew that they could make him a winner, and they did.
    Actually, the majority of our winners don’t come from the “developed north”, the plurality come from Asia. Out of a total of 62 winners, 26 come from Asia, India wins the tally of most winners at 19. Yes, the US is a close second with 14 winners but we have a collection of winners from Africa and Latin America as well. (10 from Latin America, 5 from Africa round out the 41 majority) It’s certainly not evenly distributed but your fate is not sealed because of your location.
    We believe in the power of the internet to help social innovators go to scale, to share their ideas and to find one another. It never ceases to amaze me when someone tucked away in the far corners just “gets” us so well and what our vision is. We believe that we will one day have an Everyone a Changemaker world, and the online competition is just one of the ways that

  • http://projectdiaspora.org tms ruge

    Perhaps I am viewing this from a different lens here, but despite it’s short comings and whoever wins the $10,000, this is a win for those in the running. This isn’t so much about the money as it is about raising awareness. The $10,000 is a nice carrot, but the sheer magnitude of the people engaging and participating is worth way more.

    What better way to engage the greater populace, even those with lesser access to the playing field? It’s a win for the kids that got their first taste in global communication, participatory governance, and a comparative lesson in what it takes to be a winner despite being declared a loser by circumstances beyond your control.

    This may seem like a popularity contest for $10,000 on the surface. After all, they could have just as easily asked for everyone to submit executive summaries and the winners decided based on that. But that process doesn’t engage, it doesn’t push, it doesn’t offend, it doesn’t get people to talk about it…. and it certainly doesn’t raise awareness. Can you imagine the only requirement to be President being the facts on your CV debated in a closed room? No, it’s out in the open and issues are raised and discussed, including those that would never see the light of day.

    So I say this is good. It’s not perfect, but it’s good. I certainly wish that Epic Change wins the $10,000 cash, but in my book, Stacey, you’ve already won. The money is icing on the cake. The amount of awareness that you’ve raised can’t be measured in dollars. The seeds of inspiration, determination, wonder, and perseverance that were planted in those that voted in Arusha may never be measured for years to come.

    But I can assert that the fruits of that exercise are worth more than $10,000 any day.

  • http://nakeva.wordpress.com/ Nakeva

    I’m so happy this initiative is working out and we get continued updates. Thank you Stacey and everyone involved to make change across the world a community action! I hope you win this Ideablob funding, my vote was in and I’m headed over to help out once again.

    Cheers!

  • Mike Dougherty

    I’m happy to support this initiative.

  • http://lifeinafrica.com Christina

    Hi Stacey,

    I can tell you with certainty that online change competitions are definitely skewed against the favor of African participation. There are several Ashoka Fellows in East Africa I know who refuse to participate in changemakers competitions, specifically for that reason. It’s a lot of work to participate, but Africa simply doesn’t have the bandwidth available to mobilize large numbers of votes. (And that’s true no matter how much money you have at hand to pay for the best available!) At the Webbed Empowerment Centers I started in both Gulu and Kampala, it was felt as a triumph if just one email could get sent without a glitch in the network messing things up. And then there is the language barrier, technology fear, and generally low levels of (online) literacy. It can help if the folks who want to vote pre-register with the site sometime before the voting period.

    What would be great, I think, is if sites could think about a mobile phone interface for online voting )that includes the African cellphone networks – most mobile phone interfaces don’t.

  • http://lifeinafrica.com Christina

    btw – congrats on the win!

  • http://www.myorch.org/ Jeane Goforth

    It’s not just Africa that’s not connected. We teach free music lessons to children (and adults) in Birmingham, Alabama. Staying connected with our students is a real challenge. More than half don’t have an email address. Many were through jobs that no longer exist. Of course, they don’t have ready access to the internet or computers. With landlines for phone service becoming the exception, parents provide us with cell numbers–but they change constantly as the parents lose or change service. The principal at the elementary school where we teach said he didn’t have valid contact info for half his students.
    I keep reminding my board, staff and volunteers that we have to consider this in our planning. We cannot assume that our students will check online for schedule and location changes. When we make sweeping policy shifts, there is no way to communicate that to some of the people we most want to serve.
    Some of the hyper-connected throw out that ‘these people’ could go to the library. Yes, but there’s also a lack of fluency that hampers success and is embarrassing and discouraging.

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    I loved the stories you shared of the frustration but determination of the people of Tanzania who so badly wanted to participate.

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