Proposals from February 22, 2013
The project consists of working with teenagers and youngsters from my town, who are from low income areas, and a population at risk of poverty. They are migrant children and we will work with them to compose songs where they can express what they want, and how they feel, and turn them into a podcast and upload them to the web, as a voice with a message.
Create a Radio (internet and radio wave) and a network communication system for Rincón del Mar. Internet has arrive recently to this village. We will set up first a social Forum for Mariamulata Cultural Center, then an internet radio station open to local and communitarian use. The oral tradition and storytelling roots are rich as music and culture. How to take advantage of technology for empowerment and appropriation is what should be learn.
This projetc is about “caló”, which is a lenguage that gypsy people speak. We want to make this community use new technologies to learn about their culture through its languaje and make it konwn to the people.
The Project intends to promote the Voice of non state actors of poor women and Children in Uganda to face their citizen to demand service delivery and report shoddy work to relevant Authorities. Over 2,000,000 people will be targeted using FM Radios, Mobile Phones, Balk sms,Twitter and U tube and IEC Materials. From Five districts, People will be mobilized to ask their leaders about service delivery and be able to share reports on the performance
The VOTED project will train persons with disabilities by use of voice activated software, to use Citizen Journalism and speak out on issues affecting them and how to make society more inclusive for PWD’s. These issues include lack of accessible facilities, access to technology, educational facilities and job opportunities. This will be accomplished through the launch of an online magazine creating awareness through social media and radio stations.
Kwifon online is a project that will enable the secret masquerade ‘kwifon’ of 3 villages (Bafut, Mankon and Nkwen) of the Ngemba tribe in Cameroon speak on internet social media for the first time. This venture is expected to consolidate the bond between the traditional rulers and their people residing in cities around the world, increase use of Ngemba languages online and facilitate resource mobilization for village development.
Kibwezi Youth Network project seeks to mobilize, train and encourage the youth in Kibwezi district to use social media to access information and connect with the world. The youth have difficulties in making decision due to lack of exposure, since their concepts of communication knowledge is limited. They will be trained through workshops and encouraged to use citizen media to alleviate the challenges that face them.
Mekong ICT Camp: A biannual training workshop on ICT for citizen media, community health, and civil society development in Mekong sub-region. We have committed to the ICT capacity development for the talents and organizations in the sub-region to make sure the sub-region's abilities are kept abreast with other parts of the world and can serve for the collective objectives for social development from the NGO and nonprofit sector as a whole.
The single women in Rular Area in Tanzania being marginalized and discriminated in every aspect of life from cultural traditions to laws and policies. Single women are in a worse state and still they are considered as symbols of ill-omen and the cause of the death of their husbands. This project collets and share the realistic voices of single women to transform their sorrow to strengthen in Mufindi district through creating Blog, Facebook page
Disability in Uganda is largely associated with witchcraft and as a result PWDS are stigmatized and discriminated in the social network of society. We hope to fight this through raising awareness among the local communities by creating a platform where parents can freely share their experiences/ testimonies in raising these children and later to be able to advocate for their rights. These stories will be captured in newsletters and broadcasted.