Proposals in Maldives

April 2, 2013

Finalist – Maldives: Drug Addiction Diaries

To make a Facebook group named Drug Addiction Diaries and through which; to provide a voice to the suffering drug addicts , who are very much stigmatized and dehumanized.They would use the Facebook group to publish their stories, how they suffered , how they fought the drug addiction and came out of it. In addition Scientific fact based information would be published in the group with facts and evidence. So that others who join the group would know the reality of the disease of addiction and how people suffer to get out of it. 3 computers would be placed at the drop-center for this purpose.

February 28, 2013

Maldives: Global Issue – Local Voice

The main aim of the project is to bring the discussion on climate change to the local level by digital storytelling. Providing tools for the citizens of the flooding islands of the Maldives for expressing their daily routine difficulties resulted from environmental change. It would raise civil consciousness and help to build the communication platform between government and distant islands.

February 17, 2013

Maldives: Drug Addiction Diaries

To provide a voice to the suffering drug addicts in the nation who are very much stigmatized in the nation, specially in the isolated islands. To provide the public, information about harm reduction & the disease of drug addiction as to reduce the stigma of the public towards the issue…. to make the general public change their perception and start providing help and support to addicts to recover and become productive citizens of the nation.