10-years ago LINGOs began as a consortium of international NGOs working to reduce poverty and alleviate suffering in the developing world. LINGOs members joined together to share ideas and participate in world-class learning opportunities provided by individuals volunteers, corporations and learning institutions. By leveraging the exceptional products and services that have been either donated or provided at significantly reduced costs to our members, LINGOs has been able to help those doing good….do it better.
Over the past few years LINGOs has expanded its offerings to members and other NGOs through Project Services and Last Mile Learning. Both of these program units are rapidly gaining momentum as the demand for their trainings, courses and services increase.
Today, LINGOs is so much more than what we started with back in 2004. We have – and continue to – evolve to reach more and more relief and development organizations and volunteers even in the most remote areas of the world.
This year as we celebrate our 10-year anniversary we are launching new initiatives for our organization, our members and our community. Included in these initiatives is new branding for LINGOs and its three program units together with the introduction of new websites.
Logos & Websites
We started with one logo: LINGOs. The familiar star burst logo, with its arm stretching across the world encompassed our entire organization. Today, we officially introduce the new LINGOs logo together with the logos for our three program units.
The LINGOs website has served us well over the years – and today we are very excited to launch our new site(s) with an updated look and feel; easy navigation, and add user-friendly tools.
The LINGOs logo has maintained the same look and feel of our original logo, but we’ve updated the colors and added a new tag line. Our updated website now reflects the more comprehensive programming LINGOs offers. You will find the updated LINGOs landing page at the same address: http://www.lingos.org. This site has an “updates” section, where you can read news from LINGOs, including the recent announcement of Chris Proulx as our next CEO. From the LINGOs.Org website you can access the three program area websites or you may visit them individually.
Membership’s logo represents community coming together to build capacity, knowledge and skill. The new membership site, http://www.membership.lingos.org is the outward facing site for membership. This is a helpful site for those interested in learning more about the LINGOs membership consortium. For now, Members can find detailed information about member benefits and resources on the long serving member Sharepoint site http://ngolearning.org.
Project Services logo represents LINGOs helping development professionals work together more effectively in the management of projects. http://www.projectservices.lingos.org. This new site highlights the many resources our team offers for organizations seeking to build capacity to deliver their projects and programs better. The site includes communities of learning and links to open and closed project management courses.
Last Mile Learning’s logo, which debuted with the launch of the Last Mile Learning site a year ago continues to accurately represent its objective to bring learning to the people on the ground in the most remote and hard to reach areas of the world. http://www.lastmilelearning.org.
All four logos will be utilized in our communications so you can readily identify its origin.
2014 is turning out to be a banner year for LINGOs and we invite you to keep an eye out for more exciting news as the year progresses!