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· February, 2008

Stories about Feature from February, 2008

28 February 2008

Nari Jibon: Spring is in the air

In this weeks update on the Rising Voices grantee Nari Jibon project we look at how the women bloggers are continuing to produce interesting blog contents using texts, photos and...

22 February 2008

Five Minute Phone Call with Eddie Avila

This week we begin a new feature on Rising Voices where we will regularly check in with project leaders from the 10 Rising Voices outreach projects. We start with Eddie...

21 February 2008

Inmates take on blogs to start a reform of society

This week we are introduced to another of the Rising Voices second round grantees, “Prison Diaries”, based in Jamaica. It will use citizen media tools like blogs, video and podcasts...

19 February 2008

Jorge Jurado Raps About Citizen Media

Jorge is one of about 20 young people in the peripheral working class neighborhood of San Javier La Loma who are using citizen media to rescue the forgotten history of...

14 February 2008

Voces Bolivianas: Success is sharing of knowledge and generating enthusiasm

The Voces Bolivianas project successfully completed the first round of workshops in El Alto city with the help of a Rising Voices microgrant. They taught tools and techniques of citizen...

10 February 2008

Growing Up Blogging in Rural Uruguay

Rising Voices grantee Pablo Flores, who is in charge of the implementation of the One Laptop Per Child program in Uruguay, believes that the XO laptop is more than just...

5 February 2008

Blog Outreach in Madagascar – From Forumists to Bloggers

We are delighted to introduce to you the first of the second round grantees of Rising Voices. Foko Blog Club is a blog outreach arm of FOKO, a project founded...

1 February 2008

Come Explore New Videos at Rising Voices

The first round of Rising Voices outreach projects have already been training participants in underrepresented communities how to use the tools of citizen media for just over seven months now....