Latest posts by Rezwan from August, 2009
The Rising Voices grantee FOKO Blog Club from Madagascar never has a dull moment. In this update we discuss about their recent photography workshop, updates on supporting the family of baby Kamba, interview of FOKO members by BBC, a blissful marriage between two FOKO participants and much much more.
The Yemeni society is very conservative and there are a lot of challenges for women who want to come out in the open and claim their equal share among the main workforce of the country. The Rising Voices grantee 'Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques' (EWAMT) is conducting workshops to teach Yemeni women new media tools and enabling them to join the global conversation and they are talking about their struggles, their society and lives in their blogs.
On July 28-31, 2009 the Rising Voices grantee Nomad Green arranged another series of workshops in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar. The topics of these workshops were pollution in 'Tuul River', the mother river that provide water usage to about 60% of Mongolian population and 'waste management'. The participants also learned about working with Twitter and Wordpress.
The Campus party Bogota 2009 took place in Colombia during July 6-12, 2009. Several members of the Rising Voices grantee Hiperbarrio participated in that event and wrote about their experiences. They also shared their thoughts on the blog outreach workshops in Ituango, a municipality located in the northern department of Antioquia in colombia.