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April, 2008

Stories from April, 2008

28 April 2008

[Video] Dominique, the Street Kid

FOKO blogger and United Nations Clum member Nombana produced this short documentary on Dominique, a street beggar in Antananarivo. The video was submitted to MySpace's Film Your Issue contest.

[Video] First Day of Spring

Taslima Akter, Sherin Sultana, and fellow bloggers from the Nari Jibon project take us on a tour of Dhaka University during celebrations for the first day of spring.

19 April 2008

[Video] Iran Inside Out Trailer

Shaghayegh Azimi offers a preview of what we can soon expect from Iran Inside Out, an outreach project which partners Iranian videobloggers with local film clubs in Iran to identify...

17 April 2008

HiperBarrio: the social role of Libraries

The HiperBarrio project in Colombia has taken advantage of the Medellín's network of library park facilities which include internet rooms to teach the citizen media skills to young people from...

10 April 2008

Video as a citizen media tool

Online video is revolutionizing how people in the developed world inform themselves and participate in their communities. In the developing world, however, obstacles including slow internet access and a lack...

[Podcast] Bolivian Voices Day

On April 19, at eight different sites throughout six Bolivian cities, Voces Bolivianas will host Bolivian Voices Day, a one-day synchronized event that will train dozens of Bolivians how to...

6 April 2008

[Video] A Little of the City of El Alto

Juana Tambo is a participant of Voces Bolivianas citizen media outreach project in El Alto, Bolivia. With the help of trainer Mario Duran, she made this video explaining a bit...

3 April 2008

REPACTED: Giving Voice To The Kenyan Youths

We have interviewed Denis Kimambo, Program Manager of one of the new Rising Voices grantees, the Youth Media Consultative Forum of REPACTED from Kenya. Through this interview we learn about...

2 April 2008

Mialy Andriamananjara Discusses Foko

A couple weeks ago we spoke with Lova Rakotomalala, one of the four coordinators of the FOKO Madagascar blog outreach program. This week we feature a video interview with Lova’s...