To collaborate with residents of Hospital Hills, a deprived informal settlement in Johannesburg, to gain a voice to define their environmental health challenges, communicate them to decision-makers and bring about change. Six participants will be trained in citizen reporting skills, provided with necessary equipment and supervised to work with other residents to document concerns in multimedia micro-reports. These will be uploaded and visualised on an online Crowdmap, which will be disseminated widely, but particularly targeting decision-makers with the power to bring about necessary changes.
The project aims at voicing challenges faced by Kitezi residents which arise from the presence of a sanitary landfill in their vicinity. Selected participants will be trained in video coverage and creating visual stories through photographs, use of internet, radio/TV to create a platform to express their grievances. A documentary will be produced to illustrate experience of community members, stories and narratives of challenges faced.
Residents in Bwaise and Kalerwe slums live in settlement extremely congested, prone to floods and disease spread is wide as a result of floods. The project aim is to empower dwellers to access citizen media and make their problems known to the public. Selected participants will be trained to blog and upload captions of situation scenes on social networks and video coverage, creating a documentary which will be uploaded on youtube.
As the very first community-based and not-run-for-profit radio in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Community Radio OPEN NETWORK has been designed to provide a channel that will allow the voice of the socially vulnerable population and the civil society to be heard. One of its main aims is to do fundraising humanitarian activities on the radio shows for the ill citizens that require very expensive treatment abroad, and thus is in need of support.
To enable the community Hospital Hills, an informal settlement in Johannesburg, to raise awareness and support to address the diverse environmental health challenges facing them. This will be achieved by training community members in multimedia skills and providing them with the equipment and supervision to collectively document their concerns, and any successes, and visualise them on a Crowdmap widely accessible to the public and decision-makers