From:  Jb ochieng <jbochieng@mozilla-uganda.org>
Date:  15 Jan 2015 23:15:06 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.community.africa
Subject:  

Re: Communities in Africa

NNTP-Posting-Host:  63.245.216.66

Yes James, this is what we have so far:
https://etherpad.mozilla.org/FFOStour , we will be glad for your help.
Thank you

On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 4:43 PM, San Emmanuel James <
sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:

> Hi JB,
>
> Thanks for letting me know,
>
> I'm happy to help. Are you having planning meetings? do you already have a
> planning pad?
>
> Once I have some more background information, I will be happy to dive in.
>
> Cheers,
> San James.
>
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 5:22 PM, Jb ochieng 
> wrote:
>
>> Hello James,
>> Happy New Year to you too, I, Ash, Oarabile and a few other guys are
>> planning a firefoxOS tour in Africa actually, our main reason for this is
>> that Firefox OS is expected to launch soon and it would be great to
>> create a hype around it and also get people interested in creating local
>> content for this platform. With content Firefox OS will become success in
>> the region, so we would be glad if you helped us around this, especially
>> with content, we are working on the budgets and i we shall forward them to
>> you before sending them out. we would like more ideas on this and please
>> any one interested to help will be much appreciated.
>> Thank you
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 12:27 PM, San Emmanuel James <
>> sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear Mozilla Reps,
>>>
>>> I hope that you are all well,
>>>
>>> Let me start by writing to thank you all for your trust and support
>>> during
>>> the council campaigns and elections. Our unity and commitment to this
>>> cause
>>> has brought us this far.
>>>
>>> Allow me to also congratulate Lawrence and Ibraahima for becoming
>>> mentors.
>>> As you can see the family is growing. As you all know, mentors and
>>> council
>>> members nominate reps to become mentors as such if you believe that you
>>> have reached that level where you can mentor others, please share your
>>> experiences and activities with either your mentor or other mentors
>>> within
>>> this community and beyond and they will follow up and nominate you
>>> accordingly.
>>>
>>> The principle aim of writing though is to begin a discussion thread on
>>> growing our communities in Africa. I'm currently not sure yet how many
>>> communities we have but would love to know more about the different
>>> communities and challenges that they are facing as well as the success'
>>> that they have achieved so far.
>>> I have created this etherpad:
>>> https://etherpad.mozilla.org/communities-in-africa
>>>
>>> I also wanted to find out your opinion as to whether you think it would
>>> help to have a community steward in charge of African communities as
>>> something we can push for. Ideally, the east asian communities have Gen,
>>> the hispanos have a number of staff and I guess it is something that
>>> would
>>> help Africa too.
>>>
>>> The move is towards regional meetups/mozcamps and we will have to do one
>>> for Africa. We need to begin to think in that direction and plan for this
>>> accordingly.
>>>
>>> Finally, I would love to re-echo that for this one year, I'm your voice
>>> and
>>> ears to the council, yes you can contact the council directly but if you
>>> would like to have a discussion with me first or have me air your
>>> opinions,
>>> I will be most obliged.
>>>
>>> If there is anything important I have left out, please let us know. Also
>>> if
>>> you have a key event happening in your country or close that you think
>>> reps
>>> need to be involved in, that needs travel and prior planning, please
>>> share
>>> accordingly.
>>>
>>>
>>> Otherwise, wishing you all a very merry christmas and prosperous 2015.
>>>
>>> --
>>> San Emmanuel James
>>> Community Lead, Mozilla Uganda
>>> Email: sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org
>>> Tel. +256775955559, +256711955559
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> JB
>> Mozilla-Uganda | +256(0)-779221616 / +256(0)-759221616
>> Innovation - Openness and opportunity on the open web
>>
>
>
>
> --
> San Emmanuel James
> Community Lead, Mozilla Uganda
> Email: sanjames@mozilla-uganda.org
> Tel. +256775955559, +256711955559
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> Innovation, Openness and Opportunity on the open web.
>



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