Stories about Grantees from July, 2014
A New Technological Journey for the Umoⁿhoⁿ Nation
In this Rising Voices grantee project update, Valita Stabler looks forward to the new opportunities provided by social media for revitalizing the Umoⁿhoⁿ language.
Community Radio Soap Opera Starts Researching What Ugandans Think About Democracy
An update from one of this year's micrograntees as they start the research phase of their community-driven radio soap opera, intended to increase voting and understanding of local governance in Lira, Uganda.
Los Inespertos Set Off to Find the Information in the Streets
Los Inespertos, participants from the Rising Voices grantee Radio Los Inestables, put their audio podcasting skills into practice when they took to the streets to interview protesters in Córdoba, Argentina.
Building Clogher Power!
What is a Clogher? Sopheap Chak from the Cambodian Center for Human Rights explains how they plan to train and support new female bloggers from rural communities across Cambodia as part of the new Rising Voices grantee project.
A One-Sided Story: Bosnia and Herzegovina's Media Landscape
One of this year's micrograntees, The Post-Conflict Research Center, is taking steps to address the issue of media manipulation in Bosnia. Read more about why it's needed and what they plan to do.
Good News from Pakistan: Jalaibi.com Kicks Off
Another Rising Voices grantee project, Jaliaibi.com is a new initiative from Pakistan to raise up new stories against the usual narrative, and share positive news from the country.
“South of South” is Free Music – Assembly!
The 2014 Rising Voices grantee projects are getting started. Throughout the year, we will be hearing about their progress through monthly blog posts. The first comes from the South of South project in Mérida, Mexico, which will be working with local musicians to connect and share local music online, including songs in indigenous languages.