Stories about Nari Jibon from September, 2008
Rising Voices Blog Carnival: Celebration in Communities
We present to you the first Rising Voices Blog Carnival. We requested articles from different Rising Voices grantees communities. The topic is "What is the biggest celebration in your community each year?"
Creativity Leads to Sustainability
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.
Nari Jibon: Using Blogs to Give Bangladeshi Women New Skills
The words "Nari Jibon" should be familiar to regular Rising Voices readers. The Dhaka-based project which has integrated blogging and citizen media into its English and computer classes has been covered frequently on Rising Voices in the past. In this video, we hear directly from the students and staff to get to know the individuals behind the blogs.