Tips to Leverage Funding from the Private Sector

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By Vibol THENG Deputy Chief of Party Development Innovations Getting private sector to co-fund your social good project is not easy, but it isn’t impossible. At USAID’s Development Innovations (DI), leveraging private sector funding to address Cambodian development challenges with technology is one of our core activities. Therefore, when I first joined DI as the […]
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6 Things to Do Today to Market Your NGO’s Work in Cambodia

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By Kate Heuisler Chief of Party Development Innovations Many of our partners and clients tell us they don’t have the time or money to market themselves or their products, but they struggle getting their name and mission out to a wider audience and attracting funding. These days, clever marketing is important to help you stand […]
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How BarCamp Cambodia Mobilized 21,000 Tech Fans

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Chantra Be was the Social Networking Manager at Development Innovations from 2014 to 2016 and is now the Managing Partner at EmeraldHUB Co-Working and Office Space. BarCamp Phnom Penh was first organized in 2008 by a team of like-minded people led by Mr. Bun Tharum and Mr. Hor Virak, two Phnom Penh “geeks” (a word […]
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Cambodian Start Up That Centralizes Bus Booking Makes Traveling Easier

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In June 2016, a new platform for booking bus tickets in Cambodia, just nine months old, won the gold medal for startups at the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications’ Cambodia ICT Awards. Among nine startups shortlisted for the awards, BookMeBu took home not only the award but also a $5,000 cash prize.   CHEA Langda, Founder […]
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BarCamps Bring Tech Training to Cambodian Provinces

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While technology is being adopted at a rapid pace in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, technology proficiency remains low in some rural parts of the country. In order to foster new skills and enthusiasm for technology in rural Cambodia, Development Innovations has been co-sponsoring BarCamps in provincial capitals (and Phnom Penh) since 2014. BarCamps […]
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