· March, 2013

Proposals Blogs from March, 2013

Finalist – Afghanistan: Kabul Beat — Far Away from War

  March 29, 2013

Kabul Beat is an online magazine in two national languages of Afghanistan Dari & Pashto & English, that aims to share stories from different and undermined provinces of Afghanistan. Kabul Beat will teach 7-10 aspiring bloggers and writers from different provinces of Afghanistan who wish to write but due to financial problems and lack of access to internet can't present their writings to worldwide audience. Kabul Beat will have monthly issues and each issue will contain will have 7 blogs. The blogs will be in Dari and Pashto languages and the complete issue will be translated into English.

Bolivia: Exteme Tarija

  March 5, 2013

A project that shows the need to form active communities that can promote its heritage, and based on the participation of the community members in the town of Tarija. Tourism development affects the promotion of essential values of our cultural heritage, as well as promoting the community participation in cyberspace and the digital world.

Bolivia: Revaluation of the Yuracaré Language

  March 5, 2013

The language of the Yurakaré culture is a language that has survived to this day. However, contact with the Castilian language has been an influence on the speakers, the language, and culture. Currently the Yurakaré language is considered to be endangered. Thus, we propose to strengthen the Yurakaré identity and oral tradition through the spread of its language with young people exploring new technologies that recently reached the community.

El Salvador: Yankwit Tunal (New Sun)

  March 5, 2013

Train young people in the use of ICT in order to promote and make visible the náhuat language and culture. Through training workshops in the use alternative media, young people will learn how to do interviews, make videos and audios together with speakers of náhuat. We expect to have a team of young journalists who will motivate other young people to appreciate their culture and document historical memory, and to spread the náhuat language with

Bolivia: Web 2.0 for Women's Rights

  March 5, 2013

The city of El Alto is characterized for its maintenance of a organizational syndicalist structure dominated mostly by men, and few women have managed to take leadership roles in these structures. However, women from El Alto have all the qualities to enter these digital spaces. We propose to work with adolescent women – young people from three schools and teach the use of web 2.0 technologies to the benefit of the city of El Alto.

Bolivia: Cyber ​​Empowerment of Aymara Youth and Teachers

  March 5, 2013

Jaqi Aru is a group of young Aymara internet users, impacted by Global Voices since 2009. We have been experiencing challenging activities regarding the use of our language and citizen media. Following up on this mission, we want to share our experiences on the web with our brothers and sisters, young people and teachers in three rural Aymara communities (Achacachi, Batallas, Pucarani) in order to prepare for the arrival of the Tupac Katari satel

Bolivia: Visibility of the First Nation Yampara through Social Networks

  March 5, 2013

The project's objective is to raise awareness about the Yampara Nation's cultural identity, music, dance, their government and their world through social networks, to help establish itself as one of the nations of the Plurinational State of Bolivia With the implementation of the project, we will seek to make the Yampara visible to national and international audiences through the use of social networks, for which the first part consists in trainin

Colombia: There is Culture

  March 5, 2013

To contribute to the exercise of communication rights and the culture of Afro-Cartagenian women and men and their social organizations, which are located in popular urban sectors in Cartagena (Colombia). By working with a website under the name “There is culture”, where we will mainly collect and disseminate their products, knowledge, culture, and communications.

Peru: Puyca Under the Lens

  March 5, 2013

Mobilize efforts in support of the district of Puyca, in order to highlight its potential and experiences, training high school students, teachers, and local leaders in the use and the importance of photographic documentation as a way of mass diffusion in virtual spaces such as Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter so that the photos may be seen by the most number of people, as well as the authorities of Arequipa.

Haiti: Global Potential's “Hispaniola Youth Rise” project

  March 4, 2013

Haiti and the DR are facing times that are both challenging and full of potential. Hispaniola Youth Rise is a proposed project of Global Potential (GP) building on its current mission to empower youth and communities to energize each other through education, international service, cultural exchange, and the use of documentary and social media. This project aims specifically at unifying Haitian and Dominican youth through media capacity building.