Create a Radio (internet and radio wave) and a network communication system for Rincón. We will set up first a social Forum for Mariamulata Cultural Center, then an internet radio station open to local and communitarian use. The oral tradition and storytelling roots are rich as music and culture. .We will use the machines and the internet service already installed.Three specialist and experienced people that had already worked with radio and internet opensource technologies will do the workshops. Participants will be invited by the local tutors and active people from the village.
The initiative is focused on the preservation of Traditional Indigenous Ecological Knowledge (TIEK), and to use it effectively in promoting directly sustainable land use of the riverine landscape – a place where the floodplain forests, fishes, and fertile soils have sustained local people for generations. This microgrant perfectly fits in to facilitate a training in digital media to amplify the use of TIEK in community-based ecotourism and to promote their sustainable entrepreneurship online. After the training, the people and youngsters are guided and learn by doing throughout the project.
The project's aim is to make traditional knowledge, values, and Wayuu cultural identity available and widespread, to strengthen unity and social capital in the Guajira communities of northern Colombia. It will do so through workshops and training that will grant the Wayuu community the tools to prepare, produce and broadcast (podcast) a series of traditional folk tales in their own language to be part of their local community radio programming. The project is developed with the grassroots indigenous organization Wayuu Araurayu which have a local radio station “Jujunula Makuira”.
To acquire equipment for the systems lab for practice and the use of ICT technology working with children and teenagers of the Indigenous Resguardo of Rionegro in the Iquira Municipality, Huila Department, Colombia with the goal of the search and development of their potential in the use and control in the use of ICTs that allow to be at the same level with the rest of the world and the use of free time.
We seek to bring together a group of children in the municipality of Cajamarca leaders who can advance inquiry activities and sensitization of what it has meant and continues to mean for children Colombian armed conflict. Our initial goal is to make visible the voices of children who have been direct or indirect victims of the armed conflict in Colombia.