This is a proposal that brings us to promote the use of tz'utujil Mayan language in social networks. The tz'utujil speakers do not write in Mayan language in social networks. If they do send messages in Spanish. We hope that by the end of it increase the number of people communicating in their native language writing and social networking. An awareness campaign on the network will be developed and sensitization workshops were moved to the use and strengthening of the language in the media. Especially work with promoters tz'utujil language and youth leaders of each community. Traslate of google
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
San Juan La laguna, Sololá
Describe the specific population with whom you will be working.
Tz'utujil tziij pa nimk'atz means Tz'utujil Language on the Internet. We will work with young people and promoters tz'utujil language of Mayan Languages Academy of Guatemala-ALMG to use social networks to promote the use of the Mayan language in social networks and the community since such people are responsible for part of the ALMG promote the language. With young people can now use computers, internet account and already have networks sesibilización workshops will be developed for use by the Mayan language.
The Mayan language is scrolling the family sphere, including many families no longer speak in Mayan language. So a proposal reincersión use at the community level and social media is urgently needed.
Who else will be on your team to help implement the project?
Those who go to work for the implementation of the project are:
The librarians Rija'tzuul Na'ooj Community Library San Juan La Laguna. Two librarians and coordinators organizing the youth group Ambassadors for Peace.
Part of the 4 promoters will ALMG language Tz'utujil
Manager Tziij Tz'utujil https://www.facebook.com/tziij.tzutujil?fref=ts
Israel Quic also help from the administration pages and the development process workshops and strengthening the interaction in the group and better promotion https://www.facebook.com/groups/448319031870699/ Mayan language from https:// / www.facebook.com / ablemostzutujil maya.tzutujil y @ y @ maisquick
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
In communities are to generate communication between users to address community problems, issues that arise spontaneously, creating illustrations with messages, stories and reflections in Mayan languages.
Communicate, comment in Mayan language Tz'utujil especially in social networks. The communities involved will be encouraged to have their own social media groups to respect your local communications. Have access to which project managers to monitor the progress of communication.
Following this it is expected that participants can likewise join forces to raise awareness of the network communication.
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.
The Rija'tzuul Na'ooj Community Library will be responsible for managing the project:
His allies in this process will sensibilicación:
The Academy of Mayan Languages of Guatemala Tz'utujil Community Linguistics: since this instance is expected to help participants so they can learn to read and write in Mayan language. Likewise their employees participate as facilitators and support to help people improve writing Mayan language.
Embajadores por Paz, a youth group that has a space that promote language use and with youth in San Juan La Laguna and other communities.
Francisco Marroquín Language Project, representatives of this organization to help strengthen the project. We're about to talk with them.
How many participants do you think will be trained in your project?
3 skills tz'utujil promoters language ALMG, 15 young community leaders will be trained to help.
The participants will seleccióin by showing commitment to the process. Also having the opportunity to learn how to contribute to strengthening the language.
It will be informing all the progress of the project and will be involved in the process so you always feel that this project is theirs too and the results obtained will serve to continue this process over time.
Describe which technologies, tools, and media you will focus on when training participants.
This process will be necessary to develop skills for administration of social networking sites, such as the use of applications to publish in different places at the same time.
We want young people who have used social media accounts to share with your friends local information relevant to the community.
Published in Spanish but now we need to publish in the indigenous language.
One of the limitation is that not all people have internet always so many write when they have access.
The social network we found a niche little explored but if you can be successful, but we need to identify young people who are willing to enter this field.
Describe the facilities where you will hold the workshops.
The workshops will be held in the premises of the Community Library Rija'tzuul Na'ooj San Juan la Laguna. It has chairs and tables 8 computers to develop the skills of people and arrives internet signal that comes through that is connected to ADSL over 2km to the library. Young people who apply to this initiative will connect in internet cafe that coordinate within their communities.
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?
With the library ALMG relates quite in communication and coordination of Maya literacy courses for library users.
What is sought with this initiative is that the Academy of Mayan Languages of Guatemala to realize that this tool is wasting and you can use it to promote the Mayan languages. And the end of that process is start giving better use for the promotion of the Mayan language.
What specific challenges do you expect to face when planning and implementing your project?
Obstacles connection will be a very strong challenge because not all participants have internet signal always what we do is look young to have available to work somewhere in the community can use to access Internet could be for example to agree with the Internet Cafe for community person connects without limitations and help the project with a monthly stipend for the service being provided to the project but also their collaboration will be asked to the project to support the process.
How will you measure and evaluate the project’s impact, specifically: your primary participants, the wider regional community, or the global digital community?
It has risen from community members who comment and published in Mayan language in the social network.
Have formed three Facebook communities each of the villages San Juan La Laguna, San Pablo La Laguna, San Pedro La Laguna and Santiago Atitlán with at least 10 particiantes active users.
It strengthens the group to more participants Tz'utujil Tziij tz'utujil speakers covering the region.
If your project were to be selected as a Rising Voices grantee, what would be the general timeline of project activities in 2014?
July – Selection of participants for community, community meetings.
August – Release and activity plan from July to February, training workshops in Mayan language, social networking.
September – Workshops citizen communication
October – Awareness campaign
November – Workshops editing audio and video
December – Meeting evalucación the process applied.
January – Presentation of the project results in ALMG PLFM,
Planning Meeting 2015
February – Tracking Collaboration 2015
Detail a specific budget of up to $2,500 USD for operating costs.
Internet Community Manager $ 120.00
Internet Management $ 240.00
Coordination costs $ 840.00
Launching workshop and induction $ 100.00
Workshop on social networks $ 100.00
Citizen communication Workshop $ 100.00
Teller editing audio and video $ 100.00
Promoting social awareness $ 300.00
Tablets / camera (Incentive Awards) $ 500.00
TOTAL $ 2,400.00
Besides the microgrant funding, what other support can Rising Voices provide for your project to ensure its success?
Help develop a campaign to sensitize networks people communicate in their native language. Give us learn about other experiences that are focused on the use of internet content for use by strengthening indigenous languages.
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