· February, 2013

Proposals in Arts & Culture from February, 2013

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.

Honduras: Good News Blog

Honduras are one the most violent county in the world We want to do a blog, where positive histories are published in Audio and on video, histories of common persons who have triumphed in the life, and who have managed to overcome barriers against of the adversities, which use as inspiration to the Honduran youth, which they give us a lesson of life, Honduras presents this difficult economic crisis, besides the constant harassment of the violence

Nigeria: Resuscitating Efik Culture

I intend to bring together youths 20 years and older who are natives of Efik ethnic group in Akwa-ibom State,Nigeria using Radio broadcast,street search and social media and educate them for 1month on the need to speak their native language and use it as a the primary means of communication. I intend to teach the participants how to create blogs and use social media to promote their native clothings,dress and dance.

India: To Promote and Preserve Indigenous Culture and Languages

We are seeking some resources to establish a community library with a computer lab where the people of the village come together and discuss their problems and solution, children have conversation with elderly about the indigenous/old culture, folk music, arts and local language; the way to pass the cultural values into the new generation, to train the participants in computer and social networking so that they could share it with wider community

Ecuador: I Wrote a Song That Will Change Your Mind

The project consists of working with teenagers and youngsters from my town, who are from low income areas, and a population at risk of poverty. They are migrant children and we will work with them to compose songs where they can express what they want, and how they feel, and turn them into a podcast and upload them to the web, as a voice with a message.

Tanzania: Rising Voices of Single Woman

The single women in Rular Area in Tanzania being marginalized and discriminated in every aspect of life from cultural traditions to laws and policies. Single women are in a worse state and still they are considered as symbols of ill-omen and the cause of the death of their husbands. This project collets and share the realistic voices of single women to transform their sorrow to strengthen in Mufindi district through creating Blog, Facebook page

Kenya: Introducing Social Media to Grassroot Women in Kakamega

The project intends to connect ten indigenous/grassroot women groups in Kakamega County,who are engaged in different social-economic activities in order to learn from each group and hence come up with a Participatory Intergrated Community Development program which each group will be sharing through social media.The project will train and equip this vulnerable group of women on social media and videography.

Mexico: Interpersonal Communication between Non-digital Natives

The non-digital natives have difficulty communicating with the digital natives, so I intend to document the challenges they face, their thoughts and stories, decrear to record their experiences, stories in a warehouse that allows us to understand the change experiencing the presence of new information technologies and communication. This record will be made by recording videos, creating blogs, microblogs and social networking communications.

Nigeria: Internet Sensitization for Local Community Nigerian Girls.

I hope to randomly select 100 girls of 15 to 21years of age from my local community and organize a 1month workshop aimed at creating online presence for them and helping them realize how they can use to internet to reach out and promote their individual native cultures.

Kenya: Promotion of Cultural Value Through Media

This region with vast cultural values needs an approach that will enhance a) establishment of centers for documentation, dissemination and marketing. b) Establish media approach in ensuring protection of rights and promotion of tourism. c) Enrich the society outside the region with valuable cultural items