· February, 2013

Proposals in Digital Photography from February, 2013

February 28, 2013

Ethiopia: Sharing Stories to Inspire Girls and Women

This project will support female students in the target locality to end harmful traditional practices. In Ethiopia in general and Dukem locality in particular, access to the internet is insignificant. The girls in the locality will share their experiences in fighting harmful traditional practices through school mini media and local community radios. ICEDA will translate and upload the recorded audios to the national and international literates.

Mexico: Digital Education Nodes

Youth groups from different places and cultures in Mexico are nodes of the Tlalana network www.tlalana.org.mx. They take action based on collective learning and experience exchange to solve local issues such as environmental problems, unemployment and violence. We want to train such nodes in audio editing, blogs and social networks to achieve greater visibility and facilitate their documenting and sharing capabilities between projects.

Gambia: Increasing the Volume of Women's Voices

Young women journalists and activists will be engaged in creating citizen's journalism to promote freedom of expression to address gender based violence, women’s rights and empowerment by echoing the voices of the grassroots women. Mobile phones to record interviews, take pictures and video to share on the website to support their postings on the web.

Mexico: Audio-visual Record of the Zapotec Language

This project Involves recording and audio-visual collective by young Zapotec. Zapotec of the Sierra Sur region of Oaxaca, Mexico, by capturinge very day images of the community and its description intheir own oral language with translation in to Spanish by using OjoVoz, an application installed on mobile phones and real-time Such publication of content on a website (Spanish-Zapotec).

Kenya: Nkatha Media Outreach

THE PROJECT IS AIMING AT ACCOMPLISHING THE MAIN GOAL OF SHARING INFORMATION THROUGH MEDIA.WE BELIEVE WE CAN LEARN AND IMPROVE IN OUR CULTURES.THE TARGET GROUP IS UNDER THREAT OF DRAGGING BEHIND THROUGH LACK OF CONNECTVITY.

Kenya: Kijiji Homes

Kijiji Homes is a project that aims to network children's homes in Kenya in a bid to have them share ideas, opportunities, information and solutions to the challenges they face. Through digital storytelling, the project will focus on telling the stories of the children's homes and the children at the homes to the general public and to the rest of the world. As the homes share with each other, they will better be able to support abandoned children

Uganda: Using ICT’s for Legal Access

The project will provide smart phones to 40 already existing AHURIO network of Legal Aid Community Resource persons (LACORPS) and trained in using web 2.0 tools and other smart phones mobile technologies to monitor, document and report cases of human rights violations in Rural Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo districts. After the training cases of human rights abuses will reduce.

Cameroon: Holding Power Accountable Through SMS

The project entails the recruitment and training of 20 mothers aged between 40-45 years to monitor the activities of the mayor of their locality and report, using their local languages called pidgin to all the councilors and to the central unit of CHAMECC for eventual publication in a blog that will be created for this project. The project will run for six months immediately the municipal elections in Cameroon are done by August 2013.

Pakistan: Labor Rights of Domestic Working Women

This Project will be accomplished by the 10 young human right activist through video documentation. CHANAN will trained both male & female from 5 districts of Pakistan. These activist will trained as Video Documentation Officers and will make some video documentaries on the issues of Domestic Working women's Labor issues in Pakistan. Theses documentaries will be presented in front of government, media, civil society etc for the border impact.

Albania: Eradication of Blood Revenge

The blood revenge is an old painful patriarchal phenomenon which still exists in the Albanian society as a means to establish self justice according to Kanun(law) This project will support women and girls from families in blood revenge to overcome their traumatic experiences by providing them psycho social assistance , vocational trainings in cooking sewing and computer to empower them to be active part in family and society