Rezwan · April, 2008

Latest posts by Rezwan from April, 2008

Nari Jibon: celebrating Bangla new year

  24 April 2008

The participants of the Nari Jibon project of Bangladesh continued to portray their culture, lifestyle and unique things to the world with citizen media tools. They celebrated the Bangla new year by participating in a cultural program. Watch the photos and videos and experience Bangladesh.

HiperBarrio: the social role of Libraries

  17 April 2008

The HiperBarrio project in Colombia has taken advantage of the Medellín's network of library park facilities which include internet rooms to teach the citizen media skills to young people from the working class northern hills. In this week's feature we will read some of the experiences of the participants to know how these libraries are carrying out a social role to keep the youth engaged in creative citizen media activities.

Video as a citizen media tool

  10 April 2008

Online video is revolutionizing how people in the developed world inform themselves and participate in their communities. In the developing world, however, obstacles including slow internet access and a lack of translated tutorials have meant a slow uptake of online video. Rezwan describes how two projects in Bangladesh and India are overcoming the challenges to publish locally produced video online.

REPACTED: Giving Voice To The Kenyan Youths

  3 April 2008

We have interviewed Denis Kimambo, Program Manager of one of the new Rising Voices grantees, the Youth Media Consultative Forum of REPACTED from Kenya. Through this interview we learn about this interesting project as well as updates of the situation in Kenya after the end of the post election crisis.