The project refers to the middle-aged persons who are computer illiterate, and deal with some creative hobby who want to turn in a profit and presented it to the local community. During the project, they will learn how to promote themselves online, share pictures and work together. Course of the new technologies will be held in the Internet room of the public library. Project participants will have access to the Internet every day for the project
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
The project will include middle-aged people who are dealing with some creative work and want to sell your product and promote it in the community and do not know how to use the internet (blogs, facebook, twitter) for promotional purposes. The goal is to connect people of similar hobbies, help them to make some kind of cooperation and get them to promote the means of modern technology, especially older people, pensioners.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Participants will photograph and record their work and do a little marketing campaign. Learns how to create accounts on your blog, Facebook, Twitter and Flickr and present their ideas and products. Apart from promoting on the internet, they will be able to present their works to the citizens on the mini-fair in the city center. The aim is to present themselves, learn to use the Internet and to make extra money from the hobby.
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.
There is cooperation with the municipal library of the past, but we have to pay rent Internet room during training, but it will later be free to use for participants. We need to buy two cameras, 15 flash memory sticks, laptop, refreshments and food for the participants, and to pay the transport. We need to pay teachers, rental space for a mini fair and rental space in the library.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
The project team will search the rural areas of our municipality and find people who are willing to stay in project for a long run. The number is not definite and it can rise up during the project. Minimal number is 10. The personal acquaintances will be the best way to sustain their participation. We already know some persons and through them we will find some more people.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
We are open to cooperate with your managers and listen to any suggestions. We have somewhat experience working with people and also with children. We are actors so we can also learn from our project participants and use that knowledge for further acting career in building characters. So we might say it is a symbiotic process.
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