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Stories about RV at 5

RV at 5: Blogging Positively Sparks HIV/AIDS Conversation

In the past 4 years the Blogging Positively group has produced an e-guide, map of bloggers covering HIV issues and led other initiatives to expand the citizen media conversation on...

RV At 5: Witnessing The Rise Of Yemeni Women

One of the notable Rising Voices grantee project was “Empowerment of Yemeni Women Activists in New Media Techniques”, led by Ghaida'a Al Absi. She thought that the EWAMT project is...

RV at 5: New Media For Health Activists

In 2008 Rising Voices and Open Society Institute's Health Media Initiative awarded micro-grants to six health-focused citizen media outreach projects. One of the grantees was the AZUR Development organization's Aids...

RV at 5: FOKO – A Reflection by Joan Razafimaharo

FOKO from Madagascar is one of the most successful grantees of Rising Voices which has transformed Malagasy forumists into bloggers. FOKO co founder Joan Razafimaharo sends in her reflections on...

RV At 5: A Journey To Mutual Enlightenment And Satisfaction

David Sasaki, the founding director of Rising Voices, reflects on the completion of five years of Rising Voices. In the first three years of his tenure he has traveled extensively...