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August, 2009

Stories from August, 2009

20 August 2009

Hospice Casa Sperantei: Patients Share Stories and Struggles

Patients at Hospice Casa Sperantei in Romania are having their stories told, many for the first time, and preserved on the project's new blog.

18 August 2009

Nomad Green: More Workshops In Ulaanbaatar

On July 28-31, 2009 the Rising Voices grantee Nomad Green arranged another series of workshops in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar. The topics of these workshops were pollution in 'Tuul River',...

17 August 2009

Drop-In Center: A Call to Action

Pavel Kutsev, leader of Drop-In Center, writes about issues impacting the lives of people living with drug addictions in Ukraine. In his recent post, he provides various strategies that patients...

15 August 2009

Hiperbarrio: Campus Party And The Workshops In Ituango

The Campus party Bogota 2009 took place in Colombia during July 6-12, 2009. Several members of the Rising Voices grantee Hiperbarrio participated in that event and wrote about their experiences....

14 August 2009

Liberian Bloggers Show Everyday Life in Monrovia

Liberia was afforded a rare glimpse of international media attention this week when United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the capital Monrovia and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Most...

11 August 2009

Catalina Restrepo Awarded Miss Talent Medellín Award

The success of the Colombian citizen media project HiperBarrio has been the fruit of endless hours of dedication by many young leaders who pushed the project forward on their own...

9 August 2009

Free Internet Depends on Costly Laptops

Cristina Quisbert of the Voces Bolivianas project was invited to this year's BlogHer conference in Chicago as one of five recipients of the International Activist Scholarship. While she was impressed...