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November, 2013

Stories from November, 2013

22 November 2013

The Amp #1 (Formerly the Roundup)

The Rising Voices Roundup is now THE AMP! Still bi-weekly, still full of great opportunities and blog summaries, still what you want to be reading every other week....

21 November 2013

Mapping for Niger Profile: Ali Douka Mahaman

Meet one of the participants in the Mapping for Niger project, Mahaman, who has gone from an early life of odd jobs to a masters' student in geography, using Open...

19 November 2013

We Take the Internet With Us, Wherever We Go

Recently presented with a satellite broadband terminal, Rising Voices will now be able to take the Internet into regions with little or no connectivity, opening up new opportunities and possibilities...

17 November 2013

Opening New Frontiers for Radio Los Inestables

Radio Los Inestables, the RV grantee project continues with its weekly audio workshops at the Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital in Córdoba, Argentina. Here some of the participants share their experiences learning new...

14 November 2013

Transitions Online: Supporting Independent Journalism in Eastern Europe

Transitions (TOL) is a Prague-based media development organization working to strengthen the professionalism, independence and impact of the news media and civil society organizations in the post-communist countries of Europe...

13 November 2013

Tweets2Rue: Making Homeless Connections

Because no one is better situated to speak about the problems of the homeless than the homeless themselves, a new project enables five of them to tweet their concerns, and...

12 November 2013

Mapping for Niger Profile: Abdou Salam

Meet geography student Abdou Salam, one of the participants in the Mapping for Niger project. With the project, he's gone back to his hometown to map the major coordinates of...

11 November 2013

The Toolbox: 16 New Ways for Story-making

Are you a visual person (and do you want to tell your story that way)? Or do you need to be alerted the next time a report comes out on...

8 November 2013

Mapping for Niger Profiles: Fatiman Alher

Meet one of the participants in the Mapping for Niger project, Fatiman, who has developed practical digital skills and applies these to her geography studies. The digital cartography, she says,...

7 November 2013

#teachtheweb: Encouraging Web Literacy Around the World

The Mozilla Foundation is creating teaching resources to increase web literacy. Laura Hilliger, one of their team, says that learning how to code and understanding the internet, even without a...

6 November 2013

How to Amplify the Voices of Marginalized Communities in Brazil

The youth from quilombos at Ilha de Maré are publishing news stories with their mobile phones and giving voice to the needs and concerns of their communities. Recently, a group...

1 November 2013

Surprising Expansion: One Workshop Unexpectedly Goes Global

What happens when you put your local workshop course online? You might end up with global participants...