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January, 2009

Stories from January, 2009

19 January 2009

Ukraine: Medical Care for Drug Addicts

Pavel Kutsev, co-founder of the Ukrainian non-profit Drop-In Center, shows the challenges that injection drug users face when trying to access medical care in Kiev, including a personal story of...

Nari Jibon: “Street Children”

Global Voices contributing author Aparna Ray has translated a poem by Nari Jibon blogger Naoshin Tushil entitled "Street Children."

16 January 2009

Serbian Web Journalism School: New Online Teaching Elements in 2009

The Serbian Web Journalism School will be introducing new online elements to its teaching curriculum in early 2009. The classes are progressing well and the students have learned how to...

15 January 2009

Rising Voices: 2008 in Review

In 2007 Rising Voices, an outreach initiative of Global Voices aimed at bringing under-represented voices from the developing world to the social web, got its feet on the ground. 2008...

13 January 2009

Gates Foundation Invests $2 Million to Increase Participation in the Chilean Social Web

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has invested $2 million in BiblioRedes, Chile's national network of libraries, to promote great inclusion in the modern social web.

12 January 2009

To Stay Alive and Help People

Pavel Kutsev, co-founder of the Ukrainian non-profit, Drop-In Center, describes his incredible personal story which led to the creation of the center for injection drug users in Kiev and his...

8 January 2009

FOKO: A New Year Begins

So far FOKO Blog Club, the Rising Voices grantee from Madagascar has completed 13 workshops in 4 locations in Madagascar. And what a year it was as most of the...

1 January 2009

Blogging The Dream: Dreaming To Blog

The “Blogging the dream project” in Romania created a blogging club for mental health service users with the help of a Rising Voices micro grant. It trains them how to...