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· August, 2011

Stories about Feature from August, 2011

31 August 2011

Ségou Villages: Praying for Rain

During the month of August, residents of the Ségou region in Mali suffered from a scarcity of rain. This had negative repercussions on their agricultural activities, threatening the entire season....

29 August 2011

Languages: Jean Came Poulard on Haitian Creole

The Indigenous Tweets project recently interviewed Jean Came Poulard, an active Haitian Twitterer and software developer working with Logipam, helping to develop and promote open source software and resources for...

22 August 2011

Featured Blogger: Oumar Dembélé

Meet Oumar Dembélé, a primary schoolteacher in Cinzana-Gare, one of Ségou Region villages. Oumar is also one of the participants in the Rising Voices grantee project Ségou Villages Connection. In...

21 August 2011

Ukraine: The Pluses and Minuses of Harm Reduction

How does substitution therapy change the life of the people living with the drug addiction? Bloggers of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine use their blogs to share...

17 August 2011

Guinea-Bissau: Heavy Rains Damage Local School

The months between June and October are considered to be the rainy season in Guinea-Bissau, which can affect daily life throughout the country. A school used as a meeting place...

15 August 2011

Minya: More Rural Voices from Dawadeyya Village

As part of the Rising Voices grantee project Women of Minya Day by Day, women living in the rural village of Dawadeyya in Minya, Egypt continue to share their thoughts...

11 August 2011

Featured Blogger: Yaya Coulibaly

Yaya Coulibaly is an agronomist in Cinzana-Gare, a village located in the Ségou region. He is also a participant in the Rising Voices grantee project Ségou Villages Connection, where he...

7 August 2011

Argentina: The Cultural Shed of Piedrabuena Neighborhood

What was once a warehouse for the Colón Theater in Buenos Aires has now become the Piedrabuenarte Cultural Shed, which brings together the neighborhood of Piedrabuena to take part in...

6 August 2011

Ukraine: Substitution Therapy Programs at Home and Abroad

Blogger Pavel Kutsev of the project Drop-In Center compares how substitution therapy is perceived in other countries in comparison to his country of Ukraine. Cartoonists also published drawings about the...

3 August 2011

Argentina: La Flecha Engaging Youth Through Citizen Media

La Flecha is an organization based in Buenos Aires, Argentina that engages youth in the public schools of the city teaching them how to create citizen media to begin and...