InterAction's NGO Aid Map Expands! New Health Aid Map Launches
InterAction’s NGO Aid Map
launched a Health Aid Map
today, featuring the work of InterAction members in 89 countries. With over 800 projects from nearly 60 organizations, Health Aid Map visualizes the wide ranging work NGOs are doing to provide access to health care, strengthen health care systems, and help people live healthier, longer lives.
The mapping team’s work does not stop with the launch of the map. We will continue to promote the new map, with U.S. government staff, donors, think tanks, foundations, and more. Do you know someone who would be interested in learning more about NGO Aid Map and how it would be benefit their work? Let us know!
Health Aid Map is only as valuable as the data on it. We encourage you to keep adding and updating projects, so the most up-to-date information is on it.
Don’t forget, even bigger plans are in the works for next year! NGO Aid Map will be going global: all sectors, all countries.
Not on the map?
It’s never too late to participate! Contact us
to learn how you can start adding your projects to the map today.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: Projects on NGO Aid Map Highlighted in Blog Series
All this week in a special blog series
, InterAction members are featuring projects that are contributing to reducing extreme poverty. Highlighting specific projects found on NGO Aid Map, the blogs give a more in-depth look at how NGOs work with local communities to improve lives.
Take a moment to read the blogs
and of course you can always learn more about the work of InterAction members on NGO Aid Map
Calling All Communications Staff: How to Use NGO Aid Map to Make Your Life Easier
With the launch of Health Aid Map, and as we grow into a global NGO Aid Map covering all countries and sectors, we want to make sure InterAction member communication staff know just how easy it is to use NGO Aid Map as a communications tool.
Follow these easy steps to share your organization’s story:
Make sure your organization is actively updating data
to NGO Aid map.Step 2:
Double check that projects pages (and your organization page) include pictures and video
.Step 3: Embed the map
in a blog, on your website, or anywhere else you feel like.Step 4:
Tweet, post, storify, etc., aka share via social media
Repeat steps 1-4.
Any way you share NGO Aid Map - whether it be a link to a project page, your organization’s page, or the entire map - your audience will be able to explore and understand the unique projects your organization is implementing, the full picture of where your organization is working, and how your organization fits into the broader collective story of aid and development. And don’t forget, NGO Aid Map is also a great tool to promote your organization’s commitment to movements such as: #opendata, #transparency, #endpoverty, #post2015, #MDGmomentum, #no1behind, #whatwillittake, and more!
Optional Step 6: Please write to us to let us know how you are using NGO Aid Map in your communications. We love to hear testimonials and share best practices!
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