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Child sponsorship intranet proposed

Child sponsorship intranet proposed

International development agency Actionaid is planning to create a “cyber-sponsorship information bank” to help keep the donors who sponsor individual children in the Third World informed of developments.

An IT workshop held by Actionaid in Bangalore concluded that “Actionaid is data-rich, but knowledge poor.” The organisation plans to develop a global intranet to hold text, graphics, sound and video on each sponsored child. Sponsors and staff will then be able to keep up to date on projects.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Research massive growth in giving.

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