I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh and I have been bridgeblogging the Bangladeshi and South Asian Blogosphere in Global Voices since 2005. Social Media is my passion. I like to follow the groundbreaking outreach projects of Rising Voices and write about them.
Latest posts by Rezwan from April, 2009
Convergentes: A Community Despite The Differences
It is great to see Convergentes resuming its activities with new vigor. Convergentes, a part of the Rising Voices grantee HiperBarrio project, is a creative community of citizen journalists of La Loma in Medellín, Colombia.
Nomad Green: Creating Environmental Awareness Using Citizen Media
The Rising Voices grantee 'Nomad Green', in collaboration with the Mongolian and Tibetan Foundation and the Mongolian Green Party, will train Mongolian citizens how to use citizen media. They idea is that they will write about their country concentrating on the environmental crisis and create awareness. The participants will create a network and community of environmentalists sharing and spreading information about related threats, solutions, and opportunities.
FOKO: Remembering Baby Kamba
We start today with a sad news. Remember baby Kamba? A determined 18-year-old blogger and member of Rising Voices grantee FOKO Madagascar with the help of his fellow Malagasy bloggers raised funds for one year old baby Kamba's operation and he recovered from his facial disfigurement caused by a rare disease. A couple of weeks ago we got this sad news from Avylavitra that baby Kamba suddenly fell ill and has died after he was taken to a hospital. Read also updates of other activities of FOKO Madagascar in this week's feature.
Giving a Voice To The Women Activists In Yemen
The new Rising Voices grantee from Yemen "Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques" will organize new media training courses for female politicians, activists, and human right workers. The trainings will give the targeted community the ability to use Internet in order to publish their point of views, documenting their activities and will give them the space to voice their opinions about issues they are fighting for. Learn more about the leader of the project Ghaida'a Al Absi, her work and her goals.