Do you have friends at nonprofits in Brazil who might benefit from having hands-on techies help them address technology needs?

The short story: and Sun Microsystems are organizing developers to kick-off a project designed to help NGO’s harness the power of open source and web-based technologies to address the social issues they’re working on.

We need help from people with experience at the intersection of tech and civil society beyond the U.S. in order to mobilize Brazilian NGO’s, University Computing Clubs, and others to participate at this October 1, 2008 event, Collaborating for Change.

Next steps:
Know of organizations, friends, or colleagues who would be interested in participating?  Here is a quick message you can send to them:

My friends at (a technology nonprofit based in SF, CA) are working on a project that leverages the technical expertise of University developers on behalf of Sao Paolo-area NGO’s working on social-benefit Projects.

I’m writing today to invite your participation. Find all of the details below!

Here’s the easy next steps:
1. Register at
2. Please let NetSquared know how it goes! ( or

Questions about this event?

You can contact with additional questions.


I appreciate your help and outreach – we are so excited to offer such great, on the ground expertise and assistance for nonprofits in Sao Paulo.  Check out where we are headed next!

NetSquared & Sun Microsystems in Brazil!
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