Establish a computer lab for providing training to indigenous/vulnerable youth about online outsourcing system, using twitter, blog, internet to connect with others how to create blog group, how to exchange their ideas, cultures and customs with the wider communities. Organize series of workshops with experienced local bloggers to share their ideas with new generation of indigenous communities to discuss about present crisis and how to solve it
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Natore Municipality in Natore district of Bangladesh
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
Target population will be the youth indigenous and those youth who are from hardcore poor family and they have no excess to using computer internet. So, my target and challenge will be to enhancing their capacities, their knowledge and change their lifestyle by using the modern online technology. Computer lab will be facilitated with all necessary equipments & sufficient high sprite internet connection so that they can freely & easily use it
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Vision of the project yearly 600 individuals will engage in the processes of social networking systems such as; (i) Vulnerable youth generation will know the using of internet (ii) How they communicate with wider communities (iii) know how to earn money to using internet outsourcing (iv) How to collect information for higher education & better opportunity (v) Create a social network where they can share their crisis for better solution
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
Eakok has partnership with the following organization: National Federation of Youth Organizations in Bangladesh, Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF), PlaNet Finance International Paris, France, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, Stop TB Partnership, WHO/STB/TBP, Geneva, Switzerland, South Asia Youth Employment Network (SAYEN), Adviser of Peoples to People International Bangladesh (Student Chapter)
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
Sawtal, Oroan, Mundra, Rajbangshi, Pahan, Pahary, Lohor and Sihing indigenous groups are the main target of this project. As they are minority or indigenous community they don’t getting the services from others, due to that they are living immeasurable life in this areas. Under this project we will support and trained early near about 600 indigenous youths both male & female who are studding in this Municipality or completed their studies.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
If awarded this project Rising Voices can provide new innovative ideas for our target population and they can provide various links, opportunities which will be help for the project beneficiaries.
Md. Abdul Wahed
Eakok Attomanobik Unnayan Sangstha