Proposals in Cambodia

April 3, 2013

Finalist – Cambodian Citizen Journalism Project (CCJP)

The project I'm proposing is simple. I would like to train up to 30 youth citizen journalists at a youth friendly NGO (asked not to be identified). I would like to train them 3 important things (1) blogging, Wikipedia, social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter (2) how to utilize them in a way that is relevant to their lives (3) how they can train their peers how to use them as well.

April 1, 2013

Finalist – Cambodia: Bunong Ancient Myths and New Ideas

The Mondulkiri Resource and Documentation Centre (MRDC) has been active in the mountainous indigenous populated province of Mondulkiri, Cambodia in collecting, organizing and making available all data and information about the province and especially its main ethnic group, the Bunong. This project aims to continue this work by training young Bunong volunteers in producing locally-made films related to the past and present Bunong culture and on broadcasting them through social media tools developed for the global community and mobile phones for the local communities.

March 29, 2013

Finalist: The Cambodian Grassroots Social Media Project

The proposal is to develop a social media training program for community-based organizations and grassroots activists working on human rights in Cambodia, with the long-term goal of increasing the sharing of human rights information domestically and internationally. The project will consist of 1) the development of a social media toolkit designed to impart the know-how and tools to create successful and compelling citizen media; and 2) 4 pilot trainings for a total of 40 trainees, who will be given the toolkit in soft-copies on USB sticks to facilitate access to the materials contained within.

March 1, 2013

Cambodia: Old Bunong Stories in New Times

The MRDC project of Nomad RSI have been active in the indigenous populated province of Mondulkiri to preserve the culture of its main ethnic group, the Bunong. This project aims at continuing this work by training young Bunong volunteers on producing locally made films of traditional stories told by elders and on broadcasting them through social media tools previously developed and mobile phones.

February 28, 2013

Cambodia: The Cambodian Grassroots Social Media Project

The proposal is to develop a social media training program for community-based organizations and grassroots activists working on human rights in Cambodia, with the long-term objective being to increase the amount of information related to human rights that is shared domestically and internationally. The training will include a hard and soft-copy toolkit designed to impart the know-how and tools to create successful and compelling citizen media.

February 26, 2013

Cambodia: Rights for Renters

Poor individuals and families renting accommodation in Phnom Penh document their lives using digital media. Although amongst the poorest city dwellers, renters are currently excluded from policy initiatives directed at the urban poor. This project aims to both document the lives of renters, as well as show how important they are for the city. Project outputs: narratives, photos, video, blog, exhibition as part of the annual Our City Festival.

February 15, 2013

Cambodia: We are Cambodian Artists Forever

The project will seek to train 2 visual art teachers and 6 students in the use of digital photo to promote the artist’s young generation visibility. The professional photographer will train in photography’s shooting and editing 2 teachers which will be trainer in the new Apply Art School opening next year. Together, they will organize a photography training workshop for 6 visual art students and organize a traveling exhibition.