Proposals in Nigeria from February, 2013

February 27, 2013

Nigeria: Our Voice! Our Power!

Following the 2012 flood disaster in most parts of Nigeria which according to reports affected over 2 million people particularly those living in riverine communities, there has not been any sustainable development efforts by government to alleviate the suffering of the people apart from the initial relief materials which were mostly diverted by government officials. The people particularly youths are facing severe hardship.

Nigeria: Using Media for Community Development

Media for community development is a project that intends to attract development to the marginalized communities of Mpape and Gurku, by empowering the communities to share their plights, stories and history online between and among other networks and the general online community. These communities lack infrastructure and are in inhumane condition. The project intends to train selected women and youths social networking, blogging & internet.

Nigeria: Citizen Media Capacity Strengthening Workshop

A structured participatory capacity strengthening workshop to enhance the capacity of the leadership of thirty women micro financial organizations on informed and heightened use of web 2.0 technologies, mobile phones and mobile applications to expand women’s access to financial services in Lagos. Participants will create and maintain blogs; Twitter and Facebook pages to tell their stories, advocate for increased access to financial services.

February 26, 2013

Nigeria: Social Media Training for Disabled Traders

The project aimed at giving socialmedia entrepreneurship training to people living with disabilities. they will learn how to use the various social media tools to conduct both social entrepreneurship and conduct advocacy to make their voices heard. The project will start with sensitization lectures among the target population before enrolled those motivated for the social media training. project would be deployed as social media lab.

Nigeria: Social Media to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality

Maternal mortality remains a daunting challenge to Nigeria: Against a global target of less than 75/100,000LB in 2015, Nigeria had 800/100,000 LB in 2011. This project will leverage on the information technology growth in Nigeria to address this problem by developing an online platform for expectant mothers to interact, engage with health officers, tell their stories and get timely medical advices on how best to take care of themselves and baby.

February 25, 2013

Nigeria: Participatory Community Media Voices

The project seeks to train and support (Video Editing) community people audio and video resources to create advocacy videos and ways to share produced videos via the internet space using cost effective media capture and disseminating means. We seek to promote community rights through the use of video advocacy tools, increase in participatory fashion, community research, report and non-violent advocacy using short length videos.

Nigeria: Internet Use for Deaf Students

This project is targeted towards training deafs in selected special secondary schools to use the internet to surf information, open emails and acess social networking egFacebook. I have comunication skill in american sign language(ASL) and so versed on the use of internet.I ‘ll be working with other resource persons and interpreters who will carry the participants along with good visual teaching aids and each participants practically involved.

Nigeria: “From my Heart to Yours”

Through various workshops / trainings and monthly mentoring visits, GEM INT’L in partnership with SANROSE Information and Technology Enterprise will train 50 women from Luwuna Village on citizen media so as to create an avenue for expressions and advocacy on the status and rights of women through sharing of experiences on-line so as to gain support and be relief of their situation on regards to gender .

Nigeria: Resuscitating Efik Culture

I intend to bring together youths 20 years and older who are natives of Efik ethnic group in Akwa-ibom State,Nigeria using Radio broadcast,street search and social media and educate them for 1month on the need to speak their native language and use it as a the primary means of communication. I intend to teach the participants how to create blogs and use social media to promote their native clothings,dress and dance.

February 24, 2013

Nigeria: Global Amalgamation Project (GAP)

GAP is a Project designed to link remote and hard to reach communities in Afikpo South LGA of Ebonyi State of Nigeria to global village especially issues affecting disables, women, Children and Youths.. Open Community Meeting and Training on social networking (face book, e-mail, phone etc) , hosting of website, and establishment of internet connectivity center for networking, are the key activities.