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· September, 2009

Stories about Feature from September, 2009

30 September 2009

Abidjan Blog Camps: The First Workshop

The Rising Voices Grantee Abidjan Blog Camps started its first citizen media training program this month. A training session on 'Journalism and e-blogging' was held at the Press House of...

Malagasy Blogger Reflects Upon Climate Change Conference and G20 Summit

Sept, 27th marked the end of a busy week-long journey for Malagasy blogger and Foko coordinator Stephane, a.k.a pakysse. Stephane took off from Antananarivo, Madagascar on the 21st and landed...

27 September 2009

Nomad Green: Environmental Activism

A number of workshops were held by the Rising Voices grantee Nomad Green in September 2009. Thanks to the passionate translators like Azaa, Ariungerel, Tungaa, and Odnoo, many articles have...

22 September 2009

Foko Bloggers Represent Madagascar at World Summits

Two members of Foko Madagascar were recently invited to major international summits to represent their country and community in discussions about development, climate change, and poverty.

Drop-In Center: Improved Selection, Improved Program

Pavel Kutsev, leader of the organization Drop-In Center, points out how the selection of patients for substitution therapy programs in Ukraine is flawed, and calls on the authorities and the...

15 September 2009

Rising Voices at Ars Electronica and Highway Africa

It was a busy weekend for three Rising Voices grantee projects as representatives from Blogging Since Infancy, Voces Bolivianas, Abidjan Blog Camps, and HiperBarrio all spoke about their projects at...

14 September 2009

Repacted: Training Community Members

Dennis Kimambo, the co-founder of the Rising Voices grantee Repacted was featured recently in the BBC pods and blogs podcast. In this interview Dennis talked about training local communities to...

10 September 2009

HiperBarrio Receives The Golden Nica 2009 In Linz, Austria

In June we reported that HiperBarrio had won the prestigious Prix Ars Electronica awards in the Digital Communities category and with it a 10,000 euro prize. Last Week HiperBarrio members...

9 September 2009

Drop-In Center: New Awareness Program Launched

Pavel Kutsev, leader of the Ukrainian harm reduction movement and director of Drop-In Center, blogs about a new HIV/AIDS awareness program launched by his organization. These awareness displays will be...

1 September 2009

Drop-In Center: Small Changes, Big Victories

Pavel Kutsev, leader of the Ukrainian non-profit Drop-In Center, sums up his organization's main achievements in defending the rights of people living with a drug addiction. A former drug addict...