Latest posts by Eddie Avila from March, 2012
Announcing the 2012 Rising Voices Grantees
Rising Voices is pleased to announce the six newest members to join its global community of citizen media grantees. Each of the selected projects will receive microgrants to implement their proposed project to teach others how to use various citizen media tools. Please join RV in congratulating and welcoming the five projects from Palestine, Peru, Paraguay, Burma, the United States, and Guatemala.
Ségou Villages: Finding a Way to Connect in Rural Mali
Rural residents in the Ségou villages have a difficult time accessing the internet, but the project Ségou Villages Connection has been helping these villages find a way. Based on personal experiences of growing up in these villages, project coordinator Boukary Konaté is serving as a mentor to these young people.