Proposals in Philippines from February, 2013
The project will conduct video-photography training in 3 selected urban poor (UP) communities in the Philippines. Community members trained by citizen media practitioners will document their condition and struggle. Striking photos and videos will be used in online campaigns and exhibits in the communities and supportive institutions. This is to project the dire living condition and gain public support for their collective actions and campaigns.
The project will increase awareness and improve access of at least 200 working children/ youth -at-risk in Metro Manila (Philippines) on child rights, child protection, climate change and basic education through the Alternative Learning System- eSkwela program. An Instructional Manager/ Peer Facilitator will facilitate discussion fora and other web and computer-based activities on child rights advocacy and on various issues that affect them.
Our organization Pegsalabuk Subanen Inc. primary aim is to unite all Subanen communities within the four (4) provinces Mis. Occ., Zamboanga Del Norte, Zamboanga Del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay. It is very imperative for us to set up communication center possibly in all tribal barangay in order to update our co-tribal members on progress and development and all on going projects that we will introduce and all projects from the gov't for the tribe.
The Ambassadors of Change is mobilizing young people to raise awareness on people with disabilities towards a community that cares for all. The school will use as a strategic venue to start the all out campaign on removing all forms of barriers facing people with disabilities. Outcome of the activities will put in blog, disseminate in emails and social media for wider audiences.
The project will involve children (girls and boys who are not yet 18 years of age. They will be trained to become like online broadcasters. Their topic will focus on children and children's rights and issues/concerns. Using online media, they will produce online program productions which are downloadable so that children most especially will be able to listen and watch them.
Barefoot is a status symbol of farmers and other grassroot groups in the Philippines. These sectors are underrepresented and unheard online. This project aims to train farmer women how to use and maximize the internet and provide them boundless and borderless access to information and communication by establishing net hubs in the far-flung barangays, in such way they can broaden their knowledge and freely share ideas and aspirations to the world