New era is era of technology. The lives of poor and marginalized communities are characterized by voicelessness in private and public spaces making easy the poor attention paid to their needs while also depriving their families, communities and the nation of their value addition to development. This will help them to connect with world to show and share their voices and message properly and clearly.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
Marginalized People: because they are the first concerned.
Youth (Students): because they will be involved in Change Making.
Students: they will be the crucial part to spread the idea and take part.
Journalists & Social activist: If journalists & Social activists are well equipped and trained with advance technologies this will help them to work effectively in social development.
Religious leaders: We can build capacity for peace building
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Our organization wants to work for cultural harmony,Peace building, freedom of expression and for Development in marginalized communities. We'll arrange seminar, Walks, Skits for this purpose. We'll try to flourish the idea of freedom of expression and also will build capacity of marginalized community and will try to connect them latest and advance world.
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.
We have already established village committees in 10 Union councils in deprived areas of Multan. We'll Work with an indigenous community to teach and encourage new generations to begin to use Twitter and facebook to connect with others as a way to preserve and promote their native language and culture online. We'll also educate them to use power of their Vote in elections especially for females. As this is also a type of freedom of expression.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
Social Activist: 50
Religious Leaders: 20
We will arrange Seminar and training Sessions in underrepresented areas for students. For journalists and Social activists we'll arrange training sessions and workshops at Press Clubs.
Religious conflicts are main threat to avoid development. In Pakistan technology adoptability is still considered bad habit. Capacity building required for peace building& for development
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
We need capacity building of staff and technical support to ensure project success. We may need radios(if budget allows) for rural areas. Where electricity facility is not available. These radios can connect them with whole world. They can share their feelings with world and can gain latest information and situational updates on FM. We may also need sponsorship for sharing our messages and programs on international Radio broadcasting stations.
Women Development Organization Multan