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May, 2008

Stories from May, 2008

20 May 2008

Rising Voices at the Global Voices Summit 2008

Five representatives from Rising Voices will present their experiences - either as trainers or trainees - in citizen media outreach projects in Colombia, Bolivia, Madagascar, and Kenya at this year's...

15 May 2008

Working with photos in your blog

While most of the posts on Rising Voices cover the latest achievements of our grantee projects, we also want to offer readers hands-on tips to make citizen media easier to...

14 May 2008

Ceibal Jam! An event for the XO

In hope of getting local Uruguayan programmers to develop educational applications for the XO laptop, Rising Voices grantee Pablo Flores of the Ceibal Project, is organizing a programming "jam" this...

[Translation] Blogger Frustration

There are those days when the technology and bandwidth just doesn't want to cooperate. Yesterday Voces Bolivianas participant Cristina Quisbert (who blogs in English here) described a frustrating experience she...

8 May 2008

Voces Bolivianas: The day Bolivia was blogging

The Bolivian Voices day on April 19, 2008 was a nationwide effort to train bloggers and bring more people into the global conversation. Approximately 100 Bolivians from 'underrepresented' groups took...

5 May 2008

Global Voices is seeking to hire a Public Health Editor

Global Voices is seeking to hire a Public Health Editor. He of she will be responsible for writing weekly articles which cover the latest discussions and topics related to public...

3 May 2008

[Video] Dhaka's Slums

Nari Jibon's team of bloggers take us on a tour of Dhaka's slums, describing how it is that Bangladeshis live in some of the very poorest parts of the capital...

Featured Posts: April 19 – May 3

One of the most exciting developments from last week's batch of posts is that many Rising Voices participants are using their blogs as more than just spaces of communication. They...

1 May 2008

FOKO: big achievements for a young project

Within six months FOKO Blog Club's citizen media outreach project successfully completed workshops in three provinces of Madagaskar and brought more than 30 Malagasy youths into blogging about social issues,...

[Video] Ankarihary- Lake of Shame

FOKO blogger and United Nations Club member Patricia exposes pollution at Lake Ankarihary near downtown Antananarivo. The video was submitted to MySpace's Film Your Issue contest.