Given the fact that most people especially in Africa is your note in the leading part of the government, their views are not heard off and they end up suffering i believe through this funding the people of the low status like the orphans, widows, street children, mentally affected, disabled persons, those affected by the war shall be able to raise their in terms of decision making that affects their lives positively in different aspects of life like economic, social, physical among others and this is because we are all equal given that fact circumstances contribute to their neglect.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific population with whom you will be working.
the population are the people whom are abused and some of the are educated and are unemployed and lastly the majority are the children who can not afford to say out their views.
these will play a role of advocacy and sensitization of the general public towards ending these challenges which makes people disadvantaged in the community. the reason why i want to work is because i need to ensure that they attain their purpose in life and also have a bight future like other people in the community.
the level of computer and internet familiarity a few can use these technology because majority of the are children and widows whom are not literate but i illiterate but we hope to introduce them to computer usage.
Who else will be on your team to help implement the project?
Egesa david- facebook
nagosi david – facebook
kukisa sam – facebook
patricia milly – facebook
ouma willy – facebook
ojambo richard – facebook
kiconco onesmus – facebook
mpangu ivan – facebook
egesa wycliff – facebook
mwesigwa sarah – facebook
badari irene – facebook
ochieng geofrey -facebook
cherotwo catherine – facebook
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
the daily journals and weekly magazines aiming at creating awareness among the people
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.
COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL UGANDA
BUSIA WIDOWS ASSOCIATION
CHANGE LIVES NOW AFRICA
How many participants do you think will be trained in your project?
40,000,000 participants will trained in about 6 eastern uganda districts in Busia, Bugiri, Iganga, Tororo, Mbale and Palisa
Describe which technologies, tools, and media you will focus on when training participants.
digital technology and we believe that images communicates more than words the digital tools and computers are to used in the process of trainings with help of projectors
Describe the facilities where you will hold the workshops.
the conference room having a capacity to accommodate 100 computers, and alll connected to ADSL with a speed of 3gb
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?
the people's desire to learn and advocate for others puts me at the edge of working with them and also the sophisticated facilities in place and the most interesting thing is that their culture is not humiliated by the project and this gives me the upper hand to work with them.
What specific challenges do you expect to face when planning and implementing your project?
the ignorance and failure to copy with this technology easily and lastly age factor of the old people since the project has got no age limit.
How will you measure and evaluate the project’s impact, specifically: your primary participants, the wider regional community, or the global digital community?
when the people's income level and education level has improved in terms of usage of the technology and how to integrate with their daily lives
If your project were to be selected as a Rising Voices grantee, what would be the general timeline of project activities in 2014?
legal acceptance reforms -1 month
survey -1 month
infrastructural setup – 2months
the registration of members and assigning tasks as per village – 20 days
actual implementation – 7 years
Detail a specific budget of up to $2,500 USD for operating costs.
travel – 400
coordinator expense – 600
Besides the microgrant funding, what other support can Rising Voices provide for your project to ensure its success?
local contribution from the members – 4000 us dollar
local contribution from the government 7000 us dollars
BETHEL FOUNDATION, BUSIA
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April 14, 2014