Proposals in Sri Lanka
Adahas in Sinhala means ideas. Adahas.lk is a website that uses storytelling as a technique of generating social consciousness on issues faced by young Sri Lankans on a daily basis. In post war Sri Lanka there is a serious need for a platform where young people can share their stories and reconcile with their pasts. We raise awareness on important issues such as social cohesion, sexual and reproductive health and rights, eliminating racial discrimination and gender based violence through real life stories of young Sri Lankans told via text, photography and video clips.
We wish to point out that we intend to develop the knowledge in ICT and media communication among the estate, Village youth community with live in Maskeliya, and Hatton areas of Ambagamuwa Korali of Nuwara-Eliya district. Through this programme the Management skills of youth could be developed. Their skills in Digital Video, Social Mapping etc will be disclosed through this process, 10 numbers youth groups will be mobilized by us in order to handle conflict Reconciliation strategies and address the social problem through Democratic process. There is no proper systematic video documentation.
Girls in Sri Lanka are challenged with access to education, health and participation in society due to lack of transportation. The project is training girls in ICT, digital media and soccer skills providing computer, digital camera internet access, e learning material and trained to create and share digital media stories shared on a facebook group about their communities . The project will form “Dumbara Media” a Community Media Unit. This project need funding to conduct community media training for 30 girls and 10 boys.