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April, 2010

Stories from April, 2010

19 April 2010

Ask Rising Voices Your Application Questions

As part of Rising Voices' outreach to potential applicants for our latest round of microgrant funding for citizen media projects in Egypt, which will be due on Friday, April 30,...

Aids Rights Congo: Using ICT To Combat Violence Against Women

During March 31 - April 03, 2010 AZUR Development concluded a training workshop as a part of the FTX (Feminist Tech Exchange) program supported by the Association for Progressive Communications...

16 April 2010

Abidjan Blog Camps: For An Union Of Online Content Producers in Ivory Coast

Members of the Rising Voices grantee Abidjan Blog Camps participated in the Abidjan Barcamps 2010 in March. In that event its project leader Theophile Kouamouo advocated for an union of...

14 April 2010

Rising Voices Seeks Micro-Grant Proposals for Citizen Media Outreach in Egypt

Rising Voices, the outreach arm of Global Voices Online, in collaboration with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, is now accepting project proposals from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or individuals for microgrant funding...

أصوات صاعدة تمول مشاريع متناهية الصغر لدعم صحافة المواطن في مصر

أصوات صاعدة تمول مشاريع متناهية الصغر لدعم صحافة المواطن في مصر يقوم موقع أصوات صاعدة، جزء من موقع أصوات عالمية على الإنترنت، بالتعاون مع مؤسسة هنرش بل، بقبول طلبات مشاريع...

12 April 2010

EWAMT: The Start Of The 2nd Phase In Taizz City

The second phase of the ‘Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques (EWAMT)‘ project started in Taizz city, a major city in Yemen located at the Southwestern highlands at an...

7 April 2010

Hiperbarrio Expands To Three New Libraries In Medellin

According to an agreement between the EPM Foundation Network and HiperBarrio from Colombia, activities in 3 new communities in 3 libraries of Medellín (Villatina, La Esperanza and EPM) were started....

5 April 2010

Featured Blogger: Nat Nyuan-Bayjay

"Nat's work changes lives in Liberia and beyond and is a constant reminder to me of why citizen media is important," is how Ruthie Ackerman, the founder of Ceasefire Liberia...

4 April 2010

Voces Bolivianas: Ushahidi Platform For Election Reporting

During the Bolivian general elections on December 6, 2009 a number of Bolivian netizens used Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, Flickr, Youtube, Twitter and Facebook to share their perspectives...