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· November, 2007

Stories about Feature from November, 2007

30 November 2007

In the eye of the storm: Bangladeshi bloggers speak

Nari Jibon bloggers posted their reactions on the recent killer cyclone, Sidr, which devastated Bangladesh’s southern coastal regions. It claimed thousands of lives, displaced millions of people, and caused widespread...

28 November 2007

Rising Voices Microgrant Application Deadline Extended to Dec. 3

The application deadline for microgrants of up to US$ 5,000 to fund citizen media outreach projects in the developing world has been extended until Monday, December 3. Ideal applicants will...

26 November 2007

Innovative Tools: Live Bicycle Radio

Innovative tools in Colombia and Bangladesh are bringing internet access to communities that would otherwise be disconnected. We take a look at wi-max bicycles in Medellin and mobile phone internet...

19 November 2007

HiperBarrio: Changing Perceptions with Creativity

Rising Voices grantee, the HiperBarrio project, is a great example of how underrepresented communities are increasingly able to tell their stories to the world from distant and remote places. Their...

18 November 2007

Voces Bolivianas: Two Mile High Citizen Media (Part II)

In part one, we looked at the hard work and preparation of the Voces Bolivianas team before they started their citizen media outreach program in El Alto. Today we look...

15 November 2007

Interns from Sierra Leone and female working students in Bangladesh telling their stories to the world

This week we highlight developments of two of the Rising Voices grantees in Asia and Africa. Interns at the Think Build Change Salone in Sierra Leone are starting to document...

9 November 2007

Latest from the Rising Voices Outreach Projects

In this update of the Rising Voices micro-grant projects we look at their progress including how the Bangladeshi female bloggers are providing a different view point and how the HiperBarrio...