Proposals in Other

March 4, 2013

Mexico: The Plum, Lyrics and Vocals in Resistance

Promoting reflection in their original language Mixteco, about local history, traditions, culture and identity as a people. Through a community journalism workshop is taught to make a note, chronic, reportage and photography, using local and global dissemination to Twitter, as a bridge for feedback from other community members and those at migrants north of the continent.

Peru: The Use of TICs to Generate Community Radio

In Latin America, the Citizens’ media par excellence has always been,and will continue to be, the radio. In this context, we will bring workshops to teach the people running community radios how to use ITC to run open, free and pluralistic radios, trainning them in the use of different “new media” tools like Audacity, social media, etc. Always from the perspective of free culture.

Nigeria: Our Special Needs and Deeds

This will be a multimedia documentary on both the talents and challenges faced by special needs pupils of Omoyeni School for the Handicapped, a boarding school in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Some of the pupils have been abandoned in the school by parents/guardians. We shall train the pupils on how to shoot simple videos/pictures and produce podcasts.

Uganda: Platform for Disabled Women in Sexual Reproductive Health

It will help to train PWDs i.e. Women and girls on how to advocate for their rights in the Health and Education Sector and on the challenges they face through public dialogues, how to use the internet to seek audience and also bring out their views in News papers. And in the end they will be able to come out to stand for their rights through Public Community Awareness.

Brazil: Click on the Power of Community

Intend to build a community of history through your neighborhood of information and photographic virtual knowledge taking public participation and its residents. Avoiding and bringing to the concept of social inclusion of persons excluded cyber age, due to lack of opportunity.

China: Engaging Digital Tibet: Qinghai

The project will provide young Tibetan students with cameras, photography and web training where they will engage in their local culture by photographing Tibetan material heritage. The photos data will be written by the students and put on a public interactive database. The goal is to inspire Tibetans in China to document and share their rapidly disappearing material heritage with the rest of the world through online photos and articles.

Uganda: #TweepsHelpBududa Experience

The project proposes a unique program to teach and encourage the youth from Bugisu who were affected by the landslides to innovatively use social media to share their culture and call for actions for social change through citizen media training workshops. The project’s ultimate goal is to create a vibrant network of the new generation who use citizen media to share information and celebrate the impact of #TweepsHelpBududa as a successful example.

Uganda: Removing Barriers for an Inclusive Society

The projects major aim will be empowering PwDs with information Communication technology skills to enable them share their life stories and raise awareness on issues affecting their full inclusion in the community. They will be trained on how to document, video film, photographt and testify touching stories that can later be used for advocacy. This project will benefit 50 PwDs in Kasese directly. And in the long run these will also train others.

March 3, 2013

Taiwan (ROC): World's Up!

An idea about establishing a website, allowing users to edit, translate, and post official news from the world. So people can know the news from different point of views. Obviously, different countries have different viewpoints on the same news. Once we can get the news from different places, translated into different languages by users, then we can get a clearer picture of the fact, judging by ourselves with diverse sources of information.

Ukraine: Visualization of Local Internet Media

The project’s aim is to increase the capacity of local communities from Chernihiv region in promoting of their informative products through their visualization. The project will be implemented in two stages. Educational: preparation and holding of the seminar “Infographics in the Internet” (3 days). Practical: promotion of informative products in Internet with a help of infographics, creating by the participants (3 months); summarize.