Stories from May, 2013
How to Cover Elections With Social Media… Offline
Running a social media campaign, covering an election where there is limited internet? Ghana Decides did it for a year, developing new strategies to their advantage.
Could Social Media Unlock Disaster Relief?
Working with the power of user generated content to improve humanitarian disaster relief, MicroMappers organizes digital volunteers around the world to easily and quickly process social media-based information during crises.
Dominican Republic's Community Technology Centers Fight Digital Poverty
In the Dominican Republic, there are 93 community technology centers and counting, part of a nationwide effort to bring computer and Internet access to some of the most remote corners of the country.
Remembering Dennis Kimambo
Rising Voices is saddened to hear about the death of Dennis Kimambo, who was an integral part of the RV grantee project REPACTED in Nakuru, Kenya. Close friend and colleague Janet Feldman writes this tribute to the life and work of Dennis and how he impacted his local community through magnet theater and outreach to youth.