The project entails the recruitment and training of 20 mothers aged between 40-45 years to monitor the activities of the mayor of their locality and report, using their local languages called pidgin to all the councilors and to the central unit of CHAMECC for eventual publication in a blog that will be created for this project. The project will run for six months immediately the municipal elections in Cameroon are done by August 2013.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Bafut town in Mezam division
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
We will be working with a rural population of 25.000 people who do not yet understand how to send sms and create blogs to monitor elected officials.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
The news stories will be on the daily activities of the council in their various communities and how their lives have been impacted. They will be expected to send sms on the the council's commitment to provide them with basic social amenities like schools, health centers, cultural and animation centers and water services.
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.
We have already a long lasting partnership with the envisaged Bafut council. in Mezam division of the North West region of Cameroon.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
We will train 20 participants for the project.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
Digital material like cellphones, digital cameras and laptops.
NJI BLASIUS CHARLES
Charmres Media and Communication Consults (CHAMECC)
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April 5, 2013
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