Ecuador: Citizen Podcast
We want to increase citizen participation in the rural parishes of the region of Loja (Ecuador) through the production of fortnightly audio recordings with conversations with residents, and which will be included in the podcast of the #LoxaEsMás collective.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
Six rural parishes of the Loja region where access to the Internet is deficient and where the traditional media does not provide the needed coverage.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Complaints, needs, ideas, projects, culture, and identify of the residents in the 6 rural parishes of Loja.
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.
Currently the #LoxaEsMás collective has a podcast that is produced every two weeks and is entering its second season, which has become Trending Topic in the country every time it is released. This podcast is rebroadcasted simultaneously on conventional radio with a wide reach, as well as three online radios with a moderate number of listeners. In addition, there have been conversations with qoloquio.com (a digital transmedia) to take advantage of
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
There will be 12 people for the production of the podcast, 2 for each parish. There will be 12 additional persons for hosts, 2 for each parish. In total: 24 persons.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
Spreading of the final edited content via your networks and other recommendations.