Rezwan · May, 2011

Latest posts by Rezwan from May, 2011

Ségou Villages Connection: Mobile Internet Connecting People

  24 May 2011

Ségou Villages Connection, the Rising Voices grantee from Mali has a simple objective, linking the residents of rural villages and the larger cities of Mali using mobile phones and internet. Boukary's task is to train residents of the Ségou villages how to use their mobile phones to send news about the communities to the residents living in the capital Bamako.

Case Study: Featured Contents From Kibera News Network

  7 May 2011

Kibera is a division of Kenya and a province and neighborhood of the city of Nairobi. It is the largest slum in Nairobi, with a population of 170,070 (as per 2009 census). Map Kibera and Kibera Community Development Agenda (KCODA) started Kibera News Network, an online “TV channel” for local stories and news about Kibera. The contents are generated by a community of young video journalists who vows to portray the other side of the Kibera.