Project aims to train and equip young people, (boys, girls) from the forest regions on the social networks, Web journalism, and photography in the optics to constitute a network of young defenders of forest who can relieve quite abuse and mismanagement of natural resources. The project also aims to raise the voice of communities on best practices in development projects underway in their community. The project ll going a period of 4 months.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
The project is going to deploy in 12 villages of the region of Abong-Mbang (the East of Cameroon) where crystallizes several indigenous communities dependent in 90 % of the forest resources. Forest is at the same time an attic to feed, a pharmacy to look medicine and a place of worship for these populations very deprived.
These populations are very often speechless in front of numerous injustices. The public opinion often is not early informed.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
At the end of the training, our angels of the forest are going to create several flat shapes of exchanges, sharing and expression dedicated to communities. These spaces will be creating through the social networks. A Web site and blog professionals are going to be put online .they will allow to make advocacy in favor of these communities. Numerous articles photos and video can so be to spread. a bloggers network for communities ll also implement.
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.
Our previous projects allowed us to establish of excellent relations and partnership with the local authorities, community multimedia center and the administration. also partnered with the Social Akademy, an organization of training on business internet and dissemination of tools and opportunities offered by social networks and other online platform will provide quality trainers.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
we plan to receive 30 Participants. Term program aimed at employment creation. participants shall enjoy the best full training on internet business that offers. thereafter a project to ensure the continuation of the process will develop with the participants.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
Rising Voices can also support the project in the field of communication. This action will help to mobilize additional financing. it is desirable that Rising Voices propose ideas to enrich the project we submit. Organizing award to support organization whose project realization goes beyond expectations.
Young Volunteers for Environment Cameroon
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April 5, 2013
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