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· May, 2008

Stories about Feature from May, 2008

29 May 2008

First anniversary of the Nari Jibon Blog

On the first anniversary of the Nari Jibon Blog we have asked the people behind Nari Jibon of Bangladesh, its educators and a participant about the challenges of the citizen...

23 May 2008

Carmen Paniagua from HiperBarrio

Today's video features Carmen Paniagua, the lyrical poet and songwriter of HiperBarrio. Carmen is incredibly shy, especially behind the lens of a camera, but her eyes and ears are always...

22 May 2008

Neighborhood Diaries: the challenge of digital literacy

The Neighborhood Diaries project of Kolkata resumed after two month long break. The project faces new challenges; reconnecting with the young citizen journalists from marginalized communities, making them computer literate...

20 May 2008

Rising Voices at the Global Voices Summit 2008

Five representatives from Rising Voices will present their experiences - either as trainers or trainees - in citizen media outreach projects in Colombia, Bolivia, Madagascar, and Kenya at this year's...

15 May 2008

Working with photos in your blog

While most of the posts on Rising Voices cover the latest achievements of our grantee projects, we also want to offer readers hands-on tips to make citizen media easier to...

14 May 2008

Ceibal Jam! An event for the XO

In hope of getting local Uruguayan programmers to develop educational applications for the XO laptop, Rising Voices grantee Pablo Flores of the Ceibal Project, is organizing a programming "jam" this...

[Translation] Blogger Frustration

There are those days when the technology and bandwidth just doesn't want to cooperate. Yesterday Voces Bolivianas participant Cristina Quisbert (who blogs in English here) described a frustrating experience she...

8 May 2008

Voces Bolivianas: The day Bolivia was blogging

The Bolivian Voices day on April 19, 2008 was a nationwide effort to train bloggers and bring more people into the global conversation. Approximately 100 Bolivians from 'underrepresented' groups took...

5 May 2008

Global Voices is seeking to hire a Public Health Editor

Global Voices is seeking to hire a Public Health Editor. He of she will be responsible for writing weekly articles which cover the latest discussions and topics related to public...

1 May 2008

FOKO: big achievements for a young project

Within six months FOKO Blog Club's citizen media outreach project successfully completed workshops in three provinces of Madagaskar and brought more than 30 Malagasy youths into blogging about social issues,...