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August, 2012

Stories from August, 2012

Languages: Translating Health Content Without Borders

A recently study showed that 63% of African translators believed greater access to translated information could have saved the life of a friend or family member. Translators Without Borders has...

Blogging Positively: Turning the Tide at AIDS 2012

The global AIDS community recently met in Washington, DC on July 22-27, 2012 for AIDS 2012: Turning the Tide Together, with a clearer sense that the end of the AIDS...

Open Call for Participation for Camps for Digital Tools for Social Change in Guatemala and Nicaragua

Rising Voices is pleased to be a partner in two upcoming workshops in Nicaragua and Guatemala. Together with our partners Hivos and workshop organizer Dialogía, these “camps” under the name...

Languages: The First Digital Sounds of Mam

In Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, languages such as K'iche' and Mam continue to play a central role in rural daily life. The importance of maintaining these indigenous languages has been recognized by...

Mathare: Youth Blogging for Change in their Community

Continuing the series of posts about Global Voices' visit to our partner organization Map Mathare, Ylenia Gostoli, Saffah Faroog and Yvonne Tiany take a look at some of the issues...