· February, 2013

Proposals in India from February, 2013

February 27, 2013

India: Voice of Voiceless Dalits for Development

DASHRA will work with an indigenous Dalit community to teach and encourage new generations to begin to use social Media to connect with others as a way to preserve and promote their native language online. Partnering with a local CSO, CBOs with a computer lab to invite community members to discuss local problems and solutions, and train them how to create a group blog to take these conversations to the wider community.

India: Empowering the Voice of Children in Hyderabad

Youth will be empowered to speak out for themselves, using music and media technology, on the safety and protection issues faced by vulnerable children in Hyderabad, as part of Viva’s ‘safe place for children’ campaign. 15 youth (13-18 yrs) and 3 adult facilitators from the Blossom Network will form a media team, be equipped with a Community Studio, and attend 2 Train the Trainer workshops. The team will train another 35 youth.

February 26, 2013

India: Empowering Voices for Sustainable Development

To provide Information and communications technologies (ICTs), training on environment protection, watershed management, empower the voice and freedom of expression of farmers of poor people, to empower rural poor adult learners to read and write English so that their capacity would be built to use digital devices to share information in local language with their cluster community in the district of Bankura, West Bengal.

February 23, 2013

India: To Promote and Preserve Indigenous Culture and Languages

We are seeking some resources to establish a community library with a computer lab where the people of the village come together and discuss their problems and solution, children have conversation with elderly about the indigenous/old culture, folk music, arts and local language; the way to pass the cultural values into the new generation, to train the participants in computer and social networking so that they could share it with wider community

February 20, 2013

India: Seven Sisters Project

Seven Sisters Social project will enable citizens in North-East India and Sikkim to tell their stories to the world via mobile phones. The technology would simply use an Interactive voice response system to create a mobile reporting network for North-East India. Through Citizen media reporting participants will be empowered to share their stories over the phone and use the platform.

February 19, 2013

India: Project Tech

As it will be in my address we are working under rural area in our state.and the people here are much ignorant about education.our proposal is for computer education .To train the rural youth the usage of computer and collect data from internet for their livelood.

India: Computer Training for SC Studen

We wanna give computer education and basic knowldge in our district area of gujarat one most valuable reason for this is today in every job require computer knoledge so in rural area of patan district this thing is needed because computer literacy in this area is so poor we will give 50 candidates this training who actually require job and this knowldge is lack of their

India: Empowering the young girls of fishermen community in citizen media

Young (18 -25 years) out of schools girls of fishermen community who live along the coasts of Puducherry have neither access of social media nor knowledge of it. Recently the Thane cyclone trashed the fishermen habitations and the most vulnerable are the young girls. So, it is decided to mobilize 50 young girls from 10 fishermen villages near Puducherry. They will be trained in basic computer operations.

February 18, 2013

India: Training tribal Youth to share Ethnomedicine

The project will be a good initiative to support traditional Siddha and Ayurveda ethno medicine practitioners (called vaithiyars) to share the significance of several disease preventive herbal medicines and healthy life styles that was been formulated before 2500 years. It would be helpful to sustain the values of several herbs essential to cure particular diseases and encourage younger generation involve in using media tools to protect the field

India: Community Correspondents

HOPE Foundation work with nearly 15000 migrants and direct an HIV /AIDS education program. Peer Educators are an important stakeholder of this project. These Peer educators we propose to be transformed into Community Correspondents who will facilitate networking and information exchange with the peer. A Communication Hub will be developed managed by the Community Correspondent, functioning as a on line learning cum skill enhancement centre.