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Eddie Avila · August, 2012

Current Director of Rising Voices. I have also worked as Regional Editor and Spanish Language Editor for Global Voices, as well as a volunteer author for Bolivia. I have been part of GV since 2005. I was part of a team that was awarded a Rising Voices microgrant in 2007 with Voces Bolivianas. Currently based in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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Latest posts by Eddie Avila from August, 2012

27 August 2012

Languages: A Video Library for Successor Pipil Generation

Only approximately 2.5-10% of El Salvador's population is of indigenous descent. The Pipil or Nahuat language is critically endangered with only about 200 speakers remaining. A language activist named Carlos...

20 August 2012

Open Call for Participation for Camps for Digital Tools for Social Change in Guatemala and Nicaragua

Rising Voices is pleased to be a partner in two upcoming workshops in Nicaragua and Guatemala. Together with our partners Hivos and workshop organizer Dialogía, these “camps” under the name...

2 August 2012

Languages: The First Digital Sounds of Mam

In Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, languages such as K'iche' and Mam continue to play a central role in rural daily life. The importance of maintaining these indigenous languages has been recognized by...