Because the absence of coordination between Non State actor and local authorities in all governorates, we decided to implement the project of voice of youth and women in order to create a partnership between local community and local council , the partnership will help community to participt in making policies for the local council, to deliver the needs of development to the local council , so this project will help by using ICT to link the communities with local council and the media mean
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
sana'a , aden , taiz, hudeidah and hadramout
Describe the specific population with whom you will be working.
this idea will help local community to keep in contact with local community and the media
Who else will be on your team to help implement the project?
Mohammed Ismail facebook : EFLLOGISTICS
Mustafa Nasr facebook : mosnassr
Mohammed Farhan face book : mohammed.farhan
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
the website(platform) will includes 10 main pages , each one will be specialized for one district , the pages will includes the needs of development that will be uploaded by the local communities , these needs will be delivered to the local Councillors through newsletter to their emails and to the media
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.
through the implementation of the project of the voice of youth , we created strong partnership between local communities and local Councillor in those 10 districts
How many participants do you think will be trained in your project?
there are threes volunteers will be trained to use and update the platform
Describe which technologies, tools, and media you will focus on when training participants.
training then on using computer , social network and how the manage and update the website ( the platform)
Describe the facilities where you will hold the workshops.
1 internet modem 2 gb speed
training room 10 m*5
1 data show
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?
we have relations with target community through our current project , then we are the most appropriate organization to implement this idea
What specific challenges do you expect to face when planning and implementing your project?
the challenge are as bellow :-
how to raise the awareness of local community the use the platform and how to upload their needs to the platform , we will overcome this challenge by specializing one session in all our future workshop in those districts
2 – delivering the needs of communities to the media and to local Councillors
we have a large relations with all media means we are a media center , as well as we have a data base for all local Councillors
How will you measure and evaluate the project’s impact, specifically: your primary participants, the wider regional community, or the global digital community?
we will evaluate the success of this project through the needs and policies which will be uploaded to the platform by local communities and including those need in the plans of local council ,
by the number of visitors to the platform
by the media means coverage ( at least 60 website news will cover this project , at least 2 local channel news , at least 10 local journal
If your project were to be selected as a Rising Voices grantee, what would be the general timeline of project activities in 2014?
after one month of receiving your approval and arrival of the grant
the project will continue for longtime
the suggested date for the beginning is 1/6/2014
Detail a specific budget of up to $2,500 USD for operating costs.
2500$ for creating website and buying computer and and other operating costs
Besides the microgrant funding, what other support can Rising Voices provide for your project to ensure its success?
this project will be implemented parallel with the project of voice of youth and women , which includes training and workshop in those target districts
Studies and Economic Media Center (SEMC)