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August, 2019

Stories from August, 2019

Community networks and local access monthly newsletter – number 21

The August 2019 newsletter is part of the project titled, “Local Access Networks: Can the unconnected connect themselves?” developed by APC in partnership with Internet Society and Rhizomática.

Meet Janak Raj Bhatta, the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for Aug 27 – Sep 2

Read this Q&A with Janak Raj Bhatta, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during August 27 to September 2, 2019. He will be sharing his perspectives on the Darchuleli and...

Meet Adaobi Anukwu, Igbo language activist

Learn more about Adaobi Anukwu, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during August 21-27, 2019. She'll be sharing her perspectives on the Igbo language.

RV Newsletter: Milpa Digital shares free culture and free technology resources for communities

The Rising Voices newsletter #13 provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate...

Meet Mingma and Pasang, the hosts of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for August 20 – 26

Read this Q&A with Mingma Phuti Sherpa and Pasang Yangjee Sherpa, the hosts of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during August 20-26, 2019. They'll be sharing their perspectives on the Sherpa language.

Meet Niigaatikwe (Jordyn Flaada), the host of the @NativeLangsTech Twitter account for August 15-21

Learn more about Niigaatikwe (Jordyn Flaada), the host of @NativeLangsTechTwitter account during August 15-21, 2019. She'll be sharing her perspectives on the Ojibwe language.

Tech innovators in Tanzania connect 5,000 tutors with students in new online platform

Smartclass, a new online platform that connects tutors to students of all ages, is changing the learning environment in Tanzania.

Meet Sanjib Chaudhary, the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for August 13-19

Read this Q&A with about Sanjib Chaudhary, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during August 13-19, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Eastern Tharu language.

Meet Mazhun Idris, Hausa language activist

Learn more about Mazhun Idris, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during August 14-20, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Hausa language.

Meet Andriamifidisoa Ny Haja Zo, Malagasy language activist

Learn more about Andriamifidisoa Ny Haja Zo, the host of @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account during August 7-13, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Malagasy language.

RV Newsletter: Amplifying the voices of language activists from across Asia

The Rising Voices newsletter #12 provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate...

Meet Subhashish Panigrahi, the host of the @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account for August 6-12

Read this Q&A with about Subhashish Panigrahi, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during August 6-12, 2019. He'll be sharing his perspectives on the Odia language.

A new rotating Twitter campaign will focus on perspectives of language activists from Asia

Join Rising Voices, the Digital Empowerment Foundation, and the O Foundation as we celebrate linguistic diversity with a Twitter campaign amplifying the experiences of language digital activists across Asia.