Proposals in Romania

April 1, 2013

Finalist – Romania: Transylvanian Online Cook Book

For the multicultural and multiethnic people from Transylvania is an urgent need to preserve their language, roots and traditional values, their way of living because we are constantly threatened by the globalization and consumerism. We are responsible for our children to remember culinary traditions, to keep them and pass them along. We will create an attractive online platform where anyone can post their traditional recipes, along with pictures or special stories they have about it and we ourselves will record, photo, translate and post some stories of our own in order to encourage people.

March 1, 2013

Romania: Colourblind Blogs

Technical assistance to promote the daily events for identity of the Roma minority using new media, specifically Blogs. Increasing public awareness on positive models of Roma communities in five selected comunities in a period of 5 months. These two specific objectives contribute to the overall objective of the project, namely: increasing youth communication in online environments through their work on an online environments.

Romania: Tales of a Citizen

We will utilize online technologies to advocate the local public authorities to keep their promises of infrastructural change in the outskirts of Turda. We will accomplish this by building an activist group to create online pressure on the local authorities to tackle this issue in an efficient manner. The activists will network with the local community to actively engage them in this issue and transfer their online campaign knowledge.

February 28, 2013

Romania: Photo Voices

The project is to strengthen te abilities of a group of adolescents and youth who currently have no abilities for making an online photo exposition. The participants will develope and disseminate stories by a blog. The project will empower the adolescents with communication and news blogging skills, use of internet and website uploading and pave a way to reach a larger community and share the live of a roma comunities with photo art.

Romania: Roma Community has Added You as a Friend

The scope of our project is to draw the attention of both local authorities and local media towards Roma communities in Iasi County, Romania. We aim to bring their everyday problems (discrimination, poverty, unemployment, difficult living conditions etc.) closer to decision-makers, seeing that they are both under and misrepresented in this process. We plan and hope to change mentalities and realities by socially empowering them as a community.

Romania: More Voices, Louder Voices – Empowered Voices

What? The scope of the project is to empower individuals with mental illness so that they are more willing and more able to fight stigma. How? To meet this aim, we propose to build an online platform and to train individuals with mental illness and their caregivers to generate content for the platform by: (1) showcasing the stigma trap; (2) telling their own story in words; (3) telling their own story in pictures.

February 26, 2013

Romania: Transylvanian Online Cook Book

We are trying to encourage and preserve the Transylvanian way of living,make it heard through generations-old stories and recipes. Transylvania is a very special region in Romania due to its multicultural and multiethnic influences. We will create an online platform where anyone can post their traditional recipes, pictures along with a special story they have about it, and we ourselves will record,take pictures and share some stories on our own.