Resources

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I asked this question on Twitter:
What are the best examples of NGOs using social media in India? What are some of the best resources about social media from India?

Here are the answers:



Market growth of social networking in India
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-03/indians-add-facebook-before-tap-water-as-smartphones-reach-poor.html


Twitter Success Story
How Twitter Helped Us Get Books To Kids in Kolkata

India Nonprofits and Activists on Social Media
http://community.2020social.com/page/Indian+Non+Profits+and+Activists+on+Facebook

http://www.wiserearth.org/organization/view/ba0532a2f1d731b5b2681451ee314e90

Audience Research
The Social Web is Not Flat

India NGO Blog
Organization 2.0 Blog

Examples from workshop participants
Blog: People's Actions for Development

Web Site w/links to social media properties
Habitat for Humanity
Twitter

Wildlife SOS - Indian NGO fighting to protect India's wildlife
Twitter
Facebook

Akshaya Patra
Online Fundraising/Social Media Presence

The Bell Bajao campaign
How Breakthrough Rang the Bell via Internet

Wall Book
https://www.facebook.com/MumbaiWallbook

http://www.ngosindia.com/

http://www.janaagraha.org
Provides information about government

http://www.pratham.org/
Largest education NGO

http://www.hole-in-the-wall.com/
Tested whether young people could learn without instruction


Akshaypatra: www.akshayapatra.org
http://www.facebook.com/people/Akshaya-Patra-Wellwishers/1637264108
http://twitter.com/akshayapatrausa
CRY: www.**cry**.org
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?v=info&gid=2417148876
CIS: http://www.cis-india.org/
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=28535315687





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