Stories about Hiper-Barrio from September, 2008
Rising Voices microgrants provide citizen media training projects in the developing world with just enough funding to get off the ground. Many of these projects, however, have become so successful that they are now attracting the interest of more local community members who want to learn how to communicate effectively online. In order to continue their training workshops and outreach activities, they have had to come up with creative strategies for financial sustainability.
Remember Suso? The plights of the garbage collector in San Javier La Loma in Medellín was brought to the community's attention by the citizen journalists of the Rising Voices grantee in Colombia. Now he lives in a new house built by the community. Read about this and more updates.