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  • First Name: 
    Albert
    Last Name: 
    Kunihira
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    Organization

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    Uganda
    Airport Road
    Kampala 20029
    Uganda
    Phone: +256-793-200002
  • This presentation examines funding biases of nonprofits across race, class, gender and faith. Research shows that while 52.4% of those in poverty in the USA are people of color, only 16.5% of nonprofits are led by people of color, and only 3% of foundation funding goes toward organizations that are led by people of color. Feel free to share this on your Blog or Website using the embed code link at the bottom right of the presentation. Post any comments or questions below after logging in.

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  • First Name: 
    IVAN
    Last Name: 
    NSERA
    About Me: 

    Save African child Uganda project is a Non Governmental Organization registration number S.5914/8959 established to respond to orphaned, parentless and orphaned children in our community. At Buwundo, these children receive the message of Jesus Christ and His salvation, a spiritual awakening, nutrition diets, an excellent education, medical care and a feeling of a family

    The Organization, is seeking for support, funding from you so that we can contribute to the education, Health, cultural, social and socio-economic development.

     Through funding the stated identified project construction learning condition and environment of the children will be improved.

     

    The Organization is supporting vulnerable orphans, Children, youth, single mothers, elderly, disabled,

    HIV/AIDS persons, persons or victims whose rights are grossly abused and violated and other specialized

     

    groups in need. As a voluntary Based NGO, we need your funding support to improve the children’s standards of learning through influstractural development.

    The proposed infrastructure will be put on our newly purchased 2 acres land donated in 2011 by Jackie from Canada.

    PUBLICLY VISIBLE summary of your background, skills, experience, availability & interests: 
    • Achieve social and economic development and improved quality of life for poor and disadvantaged rural households and communities with emphasis on single mothers, children, youth, the elderly, the disabled persons, orphans and other specialized groups of vulnerable children within SACU’S geographical scope of operation.
    • Promote and provide access to free quality non-formal and formal basic education for children and school dropouts within deprived rural communities and by that, contributing to bridging the urban-rural, gaps in basic education in Buikwe region and also as long-term means to poverty reduction.
    • Strengthen the capacity of small-scale farmers and households in value added agro-enterprise Technologies for increased income, improved nutrition, food security, availability and strength of seed chain.

     

    • To increase access to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation so as to ultimately reduce water related and faecal-based diseases
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    • To affirm the enduring values of peace, social justice, human dignity and integrity in settings where these values are not always taken for granted.      
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    To improve the health conditions of communities through elimination of health hazards in the environment that lead to untimely death among adults and children.

    The ability of Save African Child Uganda (SACU) to meet these demands (the service delivery capacity) has already exceeded its ability to respond to a variety of human needs in the geographical areas of mandate. Our request therefore, would provide part of the funds needed for us to engage in projects or programs that improve the health and education standards of our children.

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    Yes
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    Yes
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    Location

    Buikwe district
    buwundo village Najjembe sub county
    Buikwe 256
    Uganda
    Phone: +256 752499509
  • First Name: 
    Francis
    Last Name: 
    Adu
    About Me: 

    My name is Francis Adu from Ghana. I am living in uk . I love runing, cooking, reading, volunteering for charity and most expecially supporting the needy. I am the founder of Love Kids Orphanage Foundation with the  aim of meeting  the physical and emotional needs of orphans by providing them with a home, schooling, good food and medical care . I love making new friends and joining hands togethere with people to support the needy. Sharing my experience with those who want to start orphanage or organization support the needy has been one of the greatest thing i always want to do. Because i am always happy when i see smile on the face of orphans or children with no hope who is to take care of them or  poor people as a whole. Feel free to contact me if you want to join me make better place for the need or need some advice or anything with needy people will benefit out of it. i am always will to respond to you. Thank you

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    Location

    Hertfordshire hemel hempstead
    78 dunlin road
    Hp2 6lx
    United Kingdom
    Phone: +44 7918782473
    51° 46' 31.2528" N, 0° 27' 50.472" W
  • First Name: 
    George
    Last Name: 
    Mahan
    PUBLICLY VISIBLE summary of your background, skills, experience, availability & interests: 

    George T. Mahan
    CCIE #4677

    512.542.4135
    gemahan@me.com


    SUMMARY
    ? Achieved Cisco Routing and Switching CCIE May 1999 (CCIE #4677);
    ? Currently pursing Cisco?s Voice CCIE Certification to be completed by the end of 2009;
    ? 10+ years as Certified Cisco Internet Expert (CCIE) with 11 years as a Pre-Sales Systems Engineer and Post-Sales Network Engineer with experience in multiple roles within including business development, solutions development, design, planning, implementation and operations support, with subject matter expertise in TCP/IP network architectures, VoIP, IP Telephony and Unified Communications;
    ? Expertise with IP Telephony using Cisco Call Manager (Unified Communications CM) and Asterisk IP PBX; Voice over IP (VoIP), PSTN architectures, and Unified Communication applications; SIP, H323, MGCP and SKINNY signaling protocols; g.711, g.722, g.723, g.726, and g.729a codecs; IP Telephony Security and management;
    ? 5+ years working in the capacity of Technical Team Lead, organizing and coordinating geographically diverse teams on the collaborations of design and deployment of highly-complex, large-scale multi-vendor networks requiring analysis? of solutions, technologies, and the customer?s unique tangible variables and how these complimented or diverged from Cisco?s solutions and long-term product development roadmap;
    ? Recognized and proven success in technical account management, utilizing the consultative and trusted advisor sales methodologies, while leading cross-functional teams to drive customer demand of end-to-end solutions and support services; solved client issues by working closely with other members of the account team and engaging appropriate technical support groups within Cisco engineering and customer support organizations;
    ? Consistently maintained a thorough knowledge base of customer demand and requirements, industry standard trends and innovations, competitor solutions and technology development, and other intangible variables essential to the success of my customer?s and employeer?s business.

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY, INC ? San Jose, CA Feb 2009 ? Current
    Unified Conmminications Consulting System Engineer (CSE)
    Responsible for Business Developmenet and Post-Sales Support of Enterprise and Global Accounts including Oracle, Apple, Visa, and Stanfod University.

    TOLTEC STEEL PRODUCTS, LTD ? San Antonio, TX June 2007 ? Sept 2008
    Project Manager + Network Implementation Engineer
    Developed account and systems solutions for Toltec Steel through discovery of customer requirements and business drivers and managed the evaluation, validation and procurement processes with the client; Completed Network implementation and deployed Netsuite?s CRM, ERP, and SFA solution.

    NORTEL NETWORKS, INC. ? RICHARDSON, TX November 2006 ? April 2007
    Level 3 Network Support Engineer
    Team Lead - Level 3 support team for ATT Wireless? (Cingular) multi-vendor 3G voice, data, and wireless network supporting a range of technologies including core routing and switching, VoIP and IP Telephony, IP Communications Applications, and Wireless technologies; responsible for issue escalations from onsite (Level 1) and NOC (Level 2) support engineers; responsible for network and packet level analysis for problem isolation; liaison with vendor and customer engineering teams in support of all network operations, monitoring, and management.

    DIGITAL MINDS, INC. ? AUSTIN, TX -- (OUT OF BUSINESS) August 2004 ? October 2006
    Business Development Systems Engineer
    Responsible for solution development, pre-sales and post-sales customer service delivery and the development and execution of Digital Minds? Technical Sales Strategy, consisting of identifying opportunities within our target market and establishing profit and revenue growth through cross-selling, up selling, and education of new solutions for new and existing customer accounts; Developed CRM, ERP, and SFA solutions, value-added services, and relationships with key technology partners for Digital Minds?.

    CISCO SYSTEMS, INC MARCH 1999 ? JUNE 2004
    Global Systems Engineer (GSE), Worldwide Global Sales ? San Jose, CA (May 2001 ? June 2004)
    Global Systems Engineer responsible for the technical relationship between Oracle and Cisco on a worldwide basis by working directly with Oracle?s Global IT organization, Executive management and Cisco?s various engineering and customer support teams.
    ? As Global Systems Engineer (GSE), I participated in development of multi-year account plans for complex strategic accounts (including Oracle, Disney, and Charles Schwab) in collaboration with the extended account team; responsibilities included assisting in the sales process by identifying and building technical and financial business cases for new opportunities;
    ? As the Global Systems Engineer for Oracle, one of my primary technical responsibilities was to interface as the customer?s primary point of contact for Oracle?s Global IT group and Cisco?s various internal groups for all technical needs, issues, and escalations, proactively developed relationships at all levels within the account, including individual contributors, managers, directors, and senior executives, and developed and delivered targeted technical training for engineers on new products, technologies;
    ? Strategic initiatives for Cisco included examples such as Oracle?s Global IP network upgrade, Global IP Telephony, PIX, IDS and HIDS Security solutions, 801.11a/b/g campus and branch office wireless, Site-to-Site IP VPN, IPSec Remote Access VPN, and Oracle?s Next Generation SaaS Data Center and Hosting Environment redesign;
    ? Coordinated the design, evaluation, implementation and training of Cisco?s solutions by working closely with business unit product managers, Advanced Services, Development engineering, and Proof-of-Concept (POC) testing labs for specific evaluation scenarios, as well as on-site implementation support to guarantee new products and solutions exceeded expectations of Oracle?s Architecture and support teams in live production environments;
    ? Responsible for high-impact, high visibility technical issues for Oracle worldwide including coordination of multiple internal organizations including as Cisco TAC, Advanced Services, Development Engineering, Business Line Product Managers, and Critical Account Program (CAP) cases and CAP Account Managers;
    ? Active in the development and evolution of Cisco?s Call Manager platform from a Microsoft OS and Database based solution, supporting standards and protocols such as SKINNY, MGCP, and H.323 to the current open standards Unified Communications Call Manager Call Control Appliance and family of UC Applications which have became Cisco?s IP Telephony Architecture of the Future, conducted in collaboration with Oracle?s Voice and Data architects within their Global IT Engineering organization and Cisco?s Call Control Business Unit and Emerging Technologies management teams over a multiple year period,
    ? Managed, engineered and published a comprehensive Extranet Network and Security Audit for Oracle?s Customer-facing SaaS Hosting environment which resulted in an extensive collection of recommendations for configuration optimization, operating system upgrades, vulnerabilities identification, and industry best practices integration;

    Systems Engineer (SE), Enterprise Sales ? San Francisco, CA (Sept 2000 ? May 2001)
    Significant contributions in directing account and partner responsibilities for selected Named Accounts in the Western Area.
    ? Developed formal sales plans, proposals for assigned accounts;
    ? Led technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects;
    ? As Team Leader and CCIE, I was responsible for mentoring team System Engineers, the developed of training materials for both Routing and Switching and Security CCIE Labs for internal CCIE candidates;
    ? Provided consultative support to Virtual Teams in my areas of expertise - IP Telephony and Security;
    ? Provided training and consultative guidance to region and area System Engineers as CCIE Team Lead;

    Network Consulting Engineer (NCE), Advanced Services ? Dallas, TX (Mar 1999 ? Sept 2000)
    Network Consulting Engineer with Cisco?s NSA Group (Now Advanced Services) responsible for supporting Cisco priority enterprise customers including Charles Schwab, Caprock Communications, Allied Riser and Acxiom Corporation; participated in and directed proactive enterprise and service provider IP, Security and L2 network designs and audits.
    ? Last 14 months I was dedicated to Charles Schwab in San Francisco.
    ? Obtained Routing and Switching CCIE Certification within 2 months of starting at Cisco;

    NETSERV, INC ? AUSTIN, TX -- (OUT OF BUSINESS) June 1998 ? March 1999
    LAN / WAN Engineer/Systems Engineer
    Network Engineer project management responsibilities for district collaborating with range of small to mid-sized companies. Designed, configured and provided troubleshooting for multi-site IP networks based on Cisco routers and switches. Coordinated pre-sales of multi-site ATM, Frame Relay, and other L2 networks; acquired extensive experience in Cisco?s IOS platform software, product line and solutions.

    IBM CORPORATION ? AUSTIN, TX May 1997 ? May 1998
    Level 1 Hardware / Network Technician
    Level 1 engineer responsible for on-site repair calls including diagnosing and resolving software, hardware and network issues for enterprise and end-user (consumer) clients; Worked with multiple vendor networks, PC?s, peripherals, Windows OS? (multiple versions) and client applications.


    EDUCATION and INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

    EDUCATION
    The University of Texas at Austin (Spring 1992; Spring 1997 ? Fall 1998)
    The University of Texas at San Antonio (1996-1997)


    WRITTEN + LAB
    Cisco R/S CCIE ? May 1999 (CCIE #4677)


    WRITTEN EXAMS
    Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - Security (CCIE Security) (Exam 350-018) -- 1992
    Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - R/S (CCIE Routing and Switching) (Exam 350-001) -- 1999
    Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT) (Exam 9E0-402) -- 2001
    Cisco IP Telephony (CIT) (Exam 640-406) -- 2001
    Cisco Design Certification (CDS) (Exam 9E0-004) -- 2000
    Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) -- 1999
    Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) -- 1999
    Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) -- 1999
    Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) -- 1998


    CURRENT CERTIFICATION FOCUS
    Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Voice Certification (CCIE Voice) (Written Exam Scheduled for February 2009)

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  • All TechMission Corps members are required to present a project at the end of their term of service, which AmeriCorps requirements call a "replicable project." This project represents the culmination of the member's term of service in the community, outlining what the member has done so that the next person to serve can build upon what has already been developed.

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