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  • The Etymology of Words and Givology

    Learning the etymology of words allows us to recognize the complex meaning and multiple dimensions a term carries. We can discover that a word implies more than we had imagined. For this reason, this blog post reveals the etymology of words related to Givology. Learning its origin and development will allow us to better understand what Givology means and does. The word ‘education’ has been derived from the Latin word educare. The term e means "out of" and duco means "to lead". The term educare, thus, means "to lead out", "to draw out" and "to bring forth". The innate powers of the individual should be properly cared and given scope to develop. Each and every child has the innate powers. It should be located and proper education to be provided to develop. The first written record of the word education is found in the 1530s. “Given” originated from Old English giefaan, "to give, bestow, deliver to another; allot, grant; commit, de...
  • Benefits of Volunteering

    The Benefit of Volunteering Volunteering has numerous benefits both for the individual and the wider community. There are social, economical, physical, and professional benefits. For the individual, it can give a sense of purpose, fulfillment and accomplishment. It helps make connections with the people and the society. Volunteers cultivate friendships, form communities and social network outside of their daily routine. Gratitude from volunteering makes the person feel good and helps increase their self-esteem. Students who exhibit a passion for volunteering can get into a great college or accept a fantastic job offer as a result of their community service. In fact, the 2018 Volunteering in America report found that 77.34 million adults (30.3 percent) volunteered through an organization last year. Altogether, Americans volunteered nearly 6.9 billion hours, worth an estimated $167 billion in economic value, based on the Independent Sector’s estimate of the average value of a voluntee...
  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year from Givology! We wish you all a wonderful 2019! At the start of every year, our team defines our resolutions. Each of us shares a personal goal related to the work that we do individually, as well as a team goal that we want to collectively accomplish. As a 100% volunteer-run organization, our ability to support our students and schools depends on the passion, dedication, and creativity of our team. While personal goals ranged from creating more Givology video content and [url=https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/givology-impact-series-podcast/id1271456774?mt=2]publishing more podcasts [/url]to stepping up recruiting efforts to a broader base, the key team priority that emerged was to set up the right infrastructure for the next 10 years to come. This involves a major technology overhaul to improve our user experience on the website and to streamline the giving process. Stay tuned for further announcements of Givology 3.0! Last year, we celebrated our 10th anniversary...
  • Impact Series Podcast: Iskren Kulev of KindLink

    [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif][img]/images/user/1842_8587400595872401786.png[/img][/font] [color=#339900]“ Simply going on a computer, logging in, we need to use this browse ... might be very very natural for the young generation but for the older generation and for charities, especially charity executives, it is a change of mindset.”[/color] [url=https://ctt.ac/g7YAU]Click to Tweet[/url] Guest: Iskren Kulev Hosted By: Yejide Obisesan [b][i]Subscribe and listen more of the [/i][/b][url=https://soundcloud.com/givology][b][i]Givology Impact Series here[/i][/b][/url] For more [color=#339900]Givology [/color]follow us on: [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif]Twitter [/font][url=https://twitter.com/Givology]@Givology[/url] [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif]Instagram [/font][url=https://www.instagram.com/givology/?hl=en]@givology[/url] Started in 2015, [color=#339900]KindLink[/color] is a Tech4Good company dedicated to creating a transparent charity sector and helpin...
  • 10 days of Givology

    2018 marks the 10th year of Givology! Truly, the students scholarships, library and computer lab renovations, teacher training, empowerment programs, among many more education projects that we’ve done over the last 10 years wouldn’t be possible with YOU our supporters and our volunteers. During this holiday season and reflecting back on how education has changed our lives, we all have so much to be grateful for. Think of a teacher who transformed the way you think, the networks that you have created through your schools, and the career opportunities that opened as a result of your education. Now we have a chance to pay it forward by supporting education projects and student scholarships globally through Givology’s network of high-impact grassroots partners. To celebrate 10 years of Givology, we have 10 days of activities starting from Thanksgiving and spanning to December 1st. Here’s an outline of events. [b]November 22, 2018 (Day 1) - Day of Thanks[/b] Thanksgiving is a day of than...