From:  Stephen Wanjau <wanjaustev@gmail.com>
Date:  18 Jan 2015 22:00:11 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.community.africa
Subject:  

Re: Communities in Africa

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Greetings all,

I am populating the etherpad with information about Kenya. Thank you
SJ for starting this.

On 1/15/15, Jb ochieng  wrote:
> 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
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Innovation, Openness and Opportunity on the open web.
>>
>
>
>
> --
> JB
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> Innovation - Openness and opportunity on the open web
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