· March, 2014

Proposals Blogs from March, 2014

Afghanistan: “Follow My Story” Afghan Women Voice Campaign

  March 31, 2014

Follow my Story is a project by Today's Afghanistan Conciliation Trust (TACT). It aims at empowering indigenous Afghan women to share their stories using digital media tools (audio podcasts, blogging). Afghan women continue to be under extreme oppression in term of education, health, and employment, which have restricted their participation in economic activities. TACT in close cooperation with radio MRASTA will organize workshops to build capacity amongst local women on the use of audio recorders and internet to develop and share their own success stories.

Palestine: Center Minimal Media

  March 29, 2014

• Mission: To develop media work in Salfit and uplifted by the service to the emerging generations, with the aim of creating a generation aware of the Palestinian issue and the dangers that threaten it. • Vision: to work to help people in various aspects of life and culture in the media and elsewhere. • Geographic Location: corner of town – Salfit – Palestine, Website: www.atefshqair.arabblogs.com • Achievements and Events: 1 – continuous coverage of all the news is not particularly conservative and it lacks the media. 2 – Create a blog dealing with the affairs of the media called mi

Morocco: Friendship Society, Cultural and Artistic

  March 29, 2014

The project of cultural and art on the Internet and on the ground, targeting young innovators and hobbyists to develop their artistic and cultural dissemination and documented, as well as workshops teaching in the field of painting, writing and photography, sewing and literacy on the ground reality and work to integrate the poor and marginalized and divorced women in society through education profession sewing and dyeing.

Cambodia: Empowering Cloghers Project

  March 28, 2014

The Empowering Cloghers Project will strengthen the online presence and influence of female university students from rural Cambodia by enabling them to become Cambodian bloghers (female bloggers) – known as “cloghers” – and to become active online. This 6 month Project will train participants in setting up and designing successful blogs, writing compelling posts and promoting blogs through social media. The Project will also run a writing competition for the most effective post and set-up a “Clogher Corner” to enable networking and skills-sharing with the existing clogher community.

Zimbabwe: Tsamba, Incwadi

  March 26, 2014

(Tsamba is Shona a word meaning letter or mail, and incwadi is a Ndebele word also meaning letter )The project involves developing a (website) blog with the name tsamba incwadi We will also train a group of young adults from marginalised communities in Zimbabwe who will use the blog as citizen journalists to write their (Tsamba/ Incwadi) blog telling the the world about their communities. The blog will have a twitter handle and Facebook page.

Kenya: Youth Advocacy

  March 24, 2014

I would like to train and mentor up to 20 Kuria youths to be citizen journalists at NURU International center. They will be part and parcel of the Royal Media Group. The training will cover the use of free and widely available citizen media tools and social media like blogs,microblogs such as twitter,Video sites like YouTube, free software like Audacity, Social networking sites like Facebook. Focus of the project is to revive the dieing Kuria language and culture through digital storytelling,Songs,Dancing,Poems and Education. All these will be uploaded and/or downloaded and listened to.

Uganda: Grooming the Often Forgotten Generation of Young Entrepreneurs

  March 19, 2014

This project is about reaching out to youths in a local slum called `Katanga` who are somehow promising, but lack knowledge of doing business and are many times looked down upon. It will involve capturing success stories of youths who have made it in business, how they made it and recording these stories on You tube in the local language. These video success stories and tips will then be made available to the youths in the slum. The project will also train few youths in the slum on how to create group blogs to share business ideas. these will eventually train others to create blogs.

Zimbabwe: Change the World: Training for Citizen Journalists

  March 18, 2014

l am proposing to conduct a training programme targeting citizen journalists. The training helps to lay the foundation for civil society advocates to become citizen journalists. It brings together journalism skills and advocacy goals to help citizen journalists share their perspectives and experience with decision makers and wider audiences to influence the discourse around community and related developmental issues. We have developed a training manual called change the world.