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February, 2014

Stories from February, 2014

Everyday Life Across the Continent

Everyday Africa, a collective blog using photography to break down stereotypes about Africa, focuses on mobile phone photos, representing the rising wave of technology in Africa. They are creating curriculum...

[Arab Bloggers 14] Dina El Hawary of Meedan

Another participant we spoke to at the Arab Bloggers Meeting was Dina El Hawary from Meedan. She provided an overview of the platform and training for the Checkdesk project that...

Open Call for Writers

Rising Voices is looking for writers with ideas! Find out more about how you can contribute to the blog...

Arabic Language Resources for Social Media Activists

Tasharuk is a recent project to aggregate resources for social media activists which are available in Arabic. Tasharuk, meaning collaborate in Arabic, lists and categorizes knowledge resources - many of...

[Arab Bloggers 14] Bukeni Waruzi of Witness

During the recent Arab Bloggers Meeting (AB14) held in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Bukeni Waruzi of Witness, who spoke about his role in AB14, and provided some words of...

The Amp #6 : Jan 23 – Feb 7

The Amp is so full this week we're sure you'll be busy until the next one! Check out our list of blog posts, funding opportunities, scholarships, and conferences...

A Second Living Room: the Public Library Zavidovići's Youth Corner

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, many students commute from rural communities every day by bus to attend school in town. For young students, this often means long hours waiting for buses...

The Challenges of Written Media in Indigenous Communication

There is a rich history of indigenous media in the oral form of radio, television, and audiovisual content. What about written media in indigenous languages? This special guest post from...

The Facebook Story of the Librarian

Rising Voices applauds the recognition received by Israel Quic and the Rija'tzuul Na'ooj Community Library in San Juan La Laguna in Guatemala by being featured as one of the Ten...

Women Weave the Web: Global Tech Stories

World Pulse has put forward a new project to find out what challenges women face around the world when it comes to technology - and how they are using new...