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· January, 2012

Stories about Feature from January, 2012

16 January 2012

Rising Voices Call for Proposals for Citizen Media Outreach

Rising Voices is now accepting project proposals for 2012 microgrant funding of up to $4,000 USD for citizen media outreach projects. Applications are due no later than Friday, February 3,...

15 January 2012

Language Tools: Virtual Keyboards & Transliteration

Imagine you write in a non-Latin based script and you are stuck in a foreign airport internet kiosk trying to figure out how to email in your language. Probably the...

7 January 2012

REPACTED: Looking Back And Learning From The Past

The former Rising Voices grantee REPACTED trained displaced Kenyans (during the 2007 election violence) living in the camps how to tell their own stories online so that their ordeal is...

3 January 2012

Ukraine: Photo Art Helps Fighting AIDS

To mark the World AIDS Day in 2011 a photo exhibition of the project “AIDS- Open Faces” took place in Kiev. The exhibition was devoted to people whose life was...

2 January 2012

Rising Voices Year in Review 2011

Rising Voices looks back at some of the highlights from our work in 2011, including welcoming new grantees, forging new partnerships, and organizing citizen media outreach events. We would also...

India: Crowdsourcing Traffic Violations On Facebook

India is one of the few countries in the world where its traffic police departments of many cities have joined social networking sites Facebook and Twitter, and are encouraging posting...