February 28, 2013

Proposals from February 28, 2013

Bolivia: Recovering Millenarian Memory in Comics Using Smart Phones

The idea of the project is to work with youth indigenous people for recovery the millenarian history of our past, creating comics for an interactive interface developed for android smart phones. We want to make a place were youth people can transform legends, told by the ancient from the community's, to histories and comics in the way to contribute with creating content for tell our history.

Hungary: Keep Your Eyes Open

Starting a small internship program and a photo training by experts who are accepted by the local community, choose some local youth to picture their lives with digital cameras. We educate them in using the equipment and collect their pictures and assist in editing or selecting them, but just facilitating their efforts. We organize a photo exhibition from their material and we publish their pictures and their results on various media platforms.

Romania: Photo Voices

The project is to strengthen te abilities of a group of adolescents and youth who currently have no abilities for making an online photo exposition. The participants will develope and disseminate stories by a blog. The project will empower the adolescents with communication and news blogging skills, use of internet and website uploading and pave a way to reach a larger community and share the live of a roma comunities with photo art.

Uganda: Girls Out Loud: Coming to Kampala

We will empower vulnerable and internally displaced girls in Kampala through citizen journalism & photography training. They will explore what it means, to them, to bring their unique culture to the big city. GCN will create a blog and page on our website for girls’ stories to be told through photos and videos. The project will show the world the realities of girls’ lives and help other girls gain confidence to tell their stories with pride.

Malawi: Community Radio for Accountability and Transparency

Decentralized local governance in Malawi has not succeeded in enhancing transparency and accountability. This is, in part, due to passiveness of community. This project aims to use Community Radio as a platform to excite the local people into action. To support the issue-based radio programming will be Citizen Journalists who will make follow-ups on development projects and report on the same through the Community Radio regularly.

Uganda: Techology and Human Rights Information Sharing Platform

Youth Partnership Uganda intends to implement a project that will focus on enforcing women rights through encouraging and promoting gender equality specifically among the youth. this project will focus solely on information sharing among women, men and the youth through blogging and video graphing. this will focus on training beneficiaries on how to use blogs and digital cameras to capture information and share it with other people on globe.

Ecuador: Your Life in Pixels

Population of La Floresta in Quito will learn how to use a digital camera to express their emotions, perception of their environment and the history of their community Phases: 1 How to use a camera, what do we want to express, create a blog and social network profiles; 2 Each participant will take pictures with digital camera for a week; 3 Through a TIC training in Infodesarrollo people will put their pictures on the internet

Indonesia: Citizen Journalism Training for Rumah Bakau Community

The main activities of this project is to teach the use of social media (blogs, twitter, facebook) to volunteers and youth at coastal mangroves Percut, Deli Serdang – North Sumatra. This activity will generate an information media that is managed and developed by the participants, who became their liaison with the outside society. Besides being able to use social media, the participants will also be taught how to present the good and appropriate

Poland: Let’s Hear Their Voice(s)!

The project wants to give excluded communities living in Wrocław (Poland) possibility to share the way their experience difficult situation. Excluded communities (such as Romani and homeless people) will be trained about the general techniques of digital photography and blogs. In this way we want to show that Wrocław is “the meeting place” only in our official PR, not in the reality. We want to give the voice to “invisible” inhabitants.

Serbia: Women Activists in Vojvodina become bloggers!

Project aim is to empower 150 women for on/line presentation of selfs and associations they are working for, trough organizing training workshops with experienced local bloggers who will train and mentor participants how to administer blog and become able to contribute to online conversation about women’s right in Vojvodina.