Proposals Uganda from March, 2013

Uganda: Catherine Youth Environmental Media Project

  March 2, 2013

Catherine Youth Environmental media project is meant to train the rural youth from Masaka District about social media networking. The participants shall come from various parts of Masaka District in Uganda. The participants will have opportunities to share their experiences and knowledge about environmental issues via social media. Blog competition among the trainee will encourage rural youth to use online platform.

Uganda: Community Education and Research Resource Centre

  March 2, 2013

Adjumani district borders Gulu where the LRA War began. it borders South Sudan in the north. Many people were affected by the war and others especially young girls now practicing prostitution and smuggling at the border with South Sudan.The project would aware the wider community of life experiences of rebel returnees, the young prostitutes and smugglers through training them on storytelling using digital online technology.

Uganda: Peace through Communication (PC Project)

  March 2, 2013

PC is a community youth project aimed at promoting a culture of responsible citizenship and non-violent communication in responding to the challenges affecting the young people in and out of school in Makindye peri-urban communities through community debate/dialogue and online sharing. The project will create an online community media group, train participants and establish a Peace-Comm Blog for online sharing and community dialogue.

Uganda: Open Air Communication from Peasant Communities

Uganda is experiencing human sacrifice practiced for rituals by traditional witchdoctors in addition to the rampant economic and social problems facing rural poor communities in Wakiso district. Children and women are most vulnerable targeted population for human sacrifice. The project is an online open air campaign against human sacrifice and all forms of corrupt tendencies which cause poverty in the rural communities.

Uganda: Using Smart Phones for Youth Agricultural Development

  March 2, 2013

The projects will teach youth in agriculture on how to use smart phone technology and online social networks to increase their productivity in agriculture through knowledge sharing and learning about good farming practices with other youths in the same sector. All the information generated from the youth will be posted on an online social network platform for discussion. Trainings/workshops will be held to teach youth on how to use these media.

Uganda: Expririence Documentation for Victims of LRA

  March 1, 2013

This project is intended to document experiences of the Victims in Northern Uganda conflict between Lords Resistance Army and Government of Uganda . this project will help to build a data base for various events such as massacre sites, mass graves and individuals victims of various human right abuse and violations ,the documentaries will be used for planning and advocacy for reparation and fundraising for the victims support / rehabilitation

Uganda: Raising the Voiceless Through IT/Media

  March 1, 2013

The project entitled “Raising the voiceless through IT/Media” will tackle issues related to commercial sex exploitation affecting communities in Northern Ugandan, and it will target two Luo tribes that is; the Langi and the Acholi focusing mainly on children. The Langi and Acholi children in Northern Uganda.Groups of children will be trained from the local communities, and they will be trained to use IT/Media to share their stories.

Uganda: Kitezi Landfill Community Members’ Publicity

  March 1, 2013

The project aims at voicing challenges faced by Kitezi residents which arise from the presence of a sanitary landfill in their vicinity. Selected participants will be trained in video coverage and creating visual stories through photographs, use of internet, radio/TV to create a platform to express their grievances. A documentary will be produced to illustrate experience of community members, stories and narratives of challenges faced.

Uganda: e-mind project

  March 1, 2013

According to 2006 Uganda Demographic Health Survey, 24% of women aged 15-49 reported that their first sexual experience was forced against their will. 54% of these women were 19 years of age or younger when they first experienced sexual violence. The project will utilize mobile phone technology, a web monitoring system to respond to childhood sexual violence and link communities to strengthen and support traditional protection mechanisms.

Uganda: A Day in a Rural Child's Life

  March 1, 2013

The project will use digital video to document and prod cast daily life experiences of rural children on micro-blogs and social network. The purpose of the project is to send out a message on the social, economic and cultural issues affecting rural children and also be able to solicit for innovative ways from around the globe on how to address challenges of early childhood development in rural Manafwa , Uganda.