The adolescents, whose parents are working at coal mining, are deprived from human rights due to lack of proper education & awareness. Through this project, we’ll teach them Photography & social Media use so that they upraise their voice through Photography & share experience of humiliation & demand through Social media.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Asansol, West Bengal
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
We will work with those adolescents’ boys & girls, who are deprived from basic education, human rights & they are living with extreme poverty as their parents are working at coal mines with very marginal wages. This boys & girls are very creative but it is behind their imagination that they can tell the story of their daily life’s struggle through online!
We just want to able them so that they can tell/share their story through online.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
The boys and girls will tell their lives using photography and the written word. Their stories include the story of their daily life’s struggle and experiences. They also tell the story how they are depriving from basic education, human rights. By illuminating the realities of daily life, their stories should open an international discussion on supporting these boys & girls.
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
The volunteer of our organization is currently working at that specific area. They will organize the adolescents’ boys & girls to send their local computer training institute to learn social Media use. On the other hand, Mr. Shawon Dey, an eminent local photographer will tech then on Digital Photography. The trained boys & girls will collect & edit the photography & writings, and upload that on the Social Media, with help of our volunteers.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
We expect that nearly 30 Boys & Girls will be trained on social media use & more 50 Boys & Girls will be trained on writings.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
We will provide these photographs & writings to Newspaper & other news based website to publish that. So that these issues can be reached among common people and we expect that some of them will be come forward to help the boys & girls to preserve their rights.
Asansol Long Life Rehabilitation Society
April 5, 2013
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