Proposals in Digital Photography

March 5, 2013

Peru: Puyca Under the Lens

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.

March 4, 2013

Argentina: Mapping the Water Landscape

We are a network of volunteers working on humanitarian issues and ICT´s. Our goal is to give visibility and voice to communities in the provinces of Santa Fe and Chaco through of social and participatory mapping. Specifically we want to trace the route and the landscape of the problem of access to drinking water and its implications

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

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.

Czech Republic: The European Anti-Corruption Centre ( EurACC.EU )

Our goal is to make micro videos visible on mobile phones and pad devices to train Czech community members how to use of citizen media tools for whistle blowing cases of suspected corruption and fraud in the Czech Republic. The European Anti-Corruption Centre ( EurACC.EU ), being built will have a special whistleblowing tool and the purpose of our microgrant applicaiton is to support making the training videos in Czech, English & Russian.

Honduras: Vozz Honduras

VOZZ is a citizen journalism election training project – it was implemented during Guatemala’s election in 2011 and El Salvador’s municipal election in 2012. Vozz will be launched in Honduras during its national elections in November 2013. The project’s goal is to teach electoral processes, reporting skills, the use of digital reporting tools, and self-publication on the Vozz HN website. We seek funding for two Training of Trainers “bootcamps”.

Hungary: Youngsters Living with Disabilities Videoblogging Photoblogging

We would like to teach youngsters who live with disabilities how to use and edit social media by themselves.They would tell their life, their daily challenges, how they solve their daily problems. We would teach them how to photoblog, videoblog and would buy helmet cams which could be fixed on their wheelchair or on their head after that we teach them how to edit and upload. Those who can’t use the mouse would be helped by volenteer youngsters.

Bolivia: Telling the History in Our Own Words

In Bolivia, there are five largest organizations representing indigenous. Despite the rich history of these organizations in their struggle for inclusion in the public life, there are few documents that tell their story, neither is the voice of the people themselves and most have only parts and not the whole story. Therefore, we propose a workshop on free software to create documents and workshops using digital media for publication.

Poland: Jewrnalism Weekend Academy

I will build a network of 10 young Jewish citizen reporters from Poland that will be invited for 4 day seminar( August 2013.) where they will learn how to record audio, video messages. After next 9 months were each member each month has created one media piece, 2 best reporters will be chosen for a 1month internship to JN1TV .All members will become part of Jewrnalism.org and will be able to publish for our and our partners websites.

Pakistan: The Minority's Voice

Our goal is to work in collaboration with The Garage School, an NGO engaged in educating the under-privileged children from a slum area located in Clifton, Karachi. Most of these children and their families belong to various religious minority groups. We wish to educate these children and their mothers in various social networking tools to spread their stories and problems on a larger platform through a series of workshops.

Peru: Amantani for the World

Amantani is an island located on Lake Titicaca in Puno, where its residents take part in rural community tourism. However, travel agencies are the ones the most benefit from this activity by being an intermediary with the travelers. That is why we hope to have the population become active on the internet (blogs and social media) so that they can offer this touristic service directly.