Proposals in Ghana from February, 2013
Our project aims to empower the women of the Nima/Mamobi community, one of the poorest communities in Accra. We hope to train these women to use social media to give them the platform to present their issues to a wide audience enabling them to make a change within their community.
Sharpen Voices for Women Sexual Right is an advocacy effort which seeks to empower young women to advocate for their own reproductive and sexual health rights(SRHR) through public awareness-raising and advocacy, mobilization of peers to take action for the establishment of favourable policies and programmes that grantee universal access to SRHR services for women before and after Millennium Development Goal 5, through the use of social media.
The YOUTH VOICES FOR CHANGE is a proposed platform that will be used to enagage peers actively and in partnership for change. Noting the crucial role modern technology plays,these mediums which is fast catching up will be exploited to communicate our cause and to drive home our demand including using it to share ideas and solutions to addressing community needs. This will virtually lead to open forum of engagement with active youth participation
The project wants to capture what is left of the Savannah woodlands which densely covered the region. Through the lenses of the digital cameras, the beauty of the Savannah woodland, the arts and culture of the people living in it will be captured by the participants which targets the interested youth in the area. The images taken will be exhibited in the Flickr account that will be created for the project as well as to be exhibited in the town.
The project is about telling the stories of thousand of Liberian refugees who opted for local integration instead of voluntary repatriation. Using digital video, podcast, digital photographs we hope to provide a brief documentation of the Buduburam Refugee Camp and also videotape and record the stories of thousand voiceless Liberian refugees whilst educating them about digital video, digital photographs and blogs during these transition periods.
To Empower Rural/Urban poor adult learners to read and write English so that their capacity would be built to use digital devices to share information with their community and small scale businesses. There would be a community base training centre that would engage instructors and facilitators for the project.
The project is to help students use the internet for research so they improve upon their grades in school. It is also to help young people in and around Apewosika acquire and develop themselves in the area of skills acquisition in Information technology and prepare them for the world of work through training and capacity building
The Savannah Echoes is a Citizen Media Toolkit Outreach Project that seeks to empower the Sakogu community of Northern Ghana to develop a community citizen media strategy comprising of a toolkit of:pod casting,Blogging/Micro blogging.Mapping,YouTube and Flickr. This citizen media toolkit will enable it have an active online representation to highlight it's climate change challenges, it's interventions and learn new intervention approaches.
As a result of my work last year persons with disability living with HIV/AIDS (women and men)did not know that they had the virus and going to the hospital was a problem because they were discriminated thereby care for them, was very difficult and with no support to them. Persons with disability are also like any other human being so this project would make others know their problem and see how to help them.On the basis education would be given
The GENERATIONS CONNECT project is an initiative through which we want to connect youth groups and empower them to communicate their cause on a broader platform by adopting to modern technology which is a remote to most communities and youth in Ghana. This engagement aims at providing a one-stop point of information and a much needed source for collaboration and exchange of information among actors in the same field. This will be developed