The initiative aims to support and consolidate the new media in the Arab world through the Arab youth training on how to best use social media to support various issues. The initiative also seeks through its social platform website that allows them to post news, reports, and multi-media. The initiative also aims to build a large network of new media covering all over the Arab world for the exchange of experiences and benefits .
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
The initiative targets young people from 18 to 35 years old in All across the Arab world because they are the biggest category by using the Internet, also the most effective category and highest degrees of creative ideas. That class suffer a lot of rejection of their ideas and neglecting by authorities and governments because their ideas are more liberated and open-minded.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Targeted content varies according to the diversity of interests of the participants.Mismatch daily news and events, community issues and problems, political views, media coverage and public opinion articles.
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.
The initiative has many partnerships with many cultural center and a research center and many a university in the Arab world. for example (Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies, Delta Arts and Culture wheel , Egypt Film Human Rights Festival, the American Islamic Conference, and other Egyptian universities.)
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
We already have a database contains individuals that have interests in the same field. we seek to train about 10000 person from across the Arab world. and we seek to sustain their participation by making them believe in this project and make the project an effective tool to make their voice reach a lot of people.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
The project can succeed through volunteer work and through the support and promotion of the general principle of work.And also friendly organizations can help to spread and support the idea and provide simple and effective tools to work.These simple tools such as Mobile phones could do a great job.
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