I want to give chance to every non official community in the country to have online voice. Map me platform is going to allow to every(non-hate…) community to map themselves on the website, even to get their blog, so they are able to speak for themselves, so everyone can hearthem.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific population with whom you will be working.
A lot of communities are groups of people that are working in shadow of big NGOs and rich companies. We want to give them a chance to float above. We want to give them a chance to get a website space, and subdomain on our website. Their level of computer and internet familiarity doesn't have to be huge, cause we are going to help them.
Who else will be on your team to help implement the project?
Drazen Petrovic https://www.facebook.com/drazen.petrovic?fref=ts
Savo Ostojic https://www.facebook.com/savoo1?fref=ts
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
Everything what those communities wants. If they are for raising voice for enviroment, if they are raising voice for iplementing better digital education…
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established or plan to establish that will contribute to the success of the project.
How many participants do you think will be trained in your project?
Every community that gets a website must send one participant that is going to learn how to use platform.
Describe which technologies, tools, and media you will focus on when training participants.
We will use Mozilla teaching kits. They are very easy to use, and at the same time free, and useful.
Describe the facilities where you will hold the workshops.
High school that has access to ADSL, and has a lot of computers.
What is your current relationship with the community with whom you plan to work? What makes you the most appropriate individual or organization to implement this project?
A lot of them are people that are creating communities so they can reach some goals. To help to the poor, to save our nature.
What specific challenges do you expect to face when planning and implementing your project?
Currently the only obstacle is budget, and if we get budget for this project, we just need a bit of time to prepare everything.
How will you measure and evaluate the project’s impact, specifically: your primary participants, the wider regional community, or the global digital community?
I'll measure it by number of applications for websites, and websites statistics.
If your project were to be selected as a Rising Voices grantee, what would be the general timeline of project activities in 2014?
Creating platform: three weeks.
Promoting platform: two weeks. via newspaper, bilbords, websites.
Teaching participants: one week
Detail a specific budget of up to $2,500 USD for operating costs.
Web Server 700$ – For 5 years
Web Domain 80$ – For 5 Years
Marketing 250$ – Project Lunching
Travel Expenses 200$ – Project Lunching
Workshop Costs 500$
Besides the microgrant funding, what other support can Rising Voices provide for your project to ensure its success?
I have support of few NGOs, and also .Me company, that are leaders for marketing and support in our country.