Proposals Digital Video
Uganda: Citizen Journalism Training for Deaf Youth
Sawa World will train 10 youth with hearing impairment in videography and community leadership with our popular training called Citizen Journalism and Community Entrepreneurship. The youth from the largest slums in Kampala, Bwaise, Kamwokya and Rubaga, will learn how to use photography and videography to document successful, locally-created and practical solutions to self-employment and improved livelihoods.
Palestine: VACA Girl's Drama Theater Project
We are going to organize Palestinian Women Dance and Drama performance group and show its activities and play through social media. Women in Palestine suffer from a lot of difficulties including not only political problem but also social problem. Dancing and acting help women to reduce their pressure through expressing their emotion and feeling. Themes of their drama and dance will be related to women and we are going to exhibit its performance to women in our community. We expect they will become one of the role models of Palestine women in our community.
UAE: Zair, Zabar, Pesh
Zair, Zabar, Pesh is based on developing understanding and promoting tolerance between individuals, groups & communities of various faiths, cultures & race. At present we have one audio-visual project based on Stereotypes, which we shot in Dubai last year and is now in post-production. This will be put out in the form of webisodes and run alongside an online advocacy campaign. The latter is going to be a series of curated programs /workshops/exhibitions under the title of “SouthAsian Sandooq”, which will seek to not only celebrate our common heritage but also address issues & promote dialogue.
Argentina: E-documentaries by Poor Youth: Getting Out of Exclusion
This project consists on the realization of audio visual productions (documentaries, short films, etc.) developed by teenagers and young people, with stories of crime and addiction, where social issues are displayed, its structural causes and capabilities for getting out of exclusion. We intend to follow a space-training workshop on audiovisual production through which adolescents that attend “La Luciernaga” can benefit themselves from appropriate audiovisual materials to produce their own technical tools. Thus, the fact that this population is completely excluded from the possibility of get
Uganda: Citizen Journalism and Community Entrepreneurship Training for Deaf Youth
Uganda has the highest rate of youth in the world. 77% are between the ages of 15 and 24 years. However, 83% are unemployed due to the lack of vocational skills and youth with disability face the toughest challenges. We will train 10 youth with hearing impairment in videography and community leadership with our popular training called Citizen Journalism and Community Entrepreneurship. They will learn how to use photography and videography to document successful and practical solutions to self-employment and share them with other disabled youth for inspiration and instant replication.
Montenegro: #montenegro-gay.me, the Right to be Yourself
The aim of this project is to involve large number LGBT persons from Montenegro in online activism trough production of personal digital stories that will be published online on www.montenegro-gay.me portal that will be rebuilt within the next one week after the hacking attack and interactive map of our country containing marked different location on which important things happens in lives of LGBT persons and short stories related to them. This will increase visibility of LGBT persons but also increase problems that we are facing with in everyday life.
USA: Telling Maya Migrant Stories
We will equip and train Guatemalan Maya migrants in New Bedford to use digital video and audio to record their own and others’ memories about the Guatemalan genocide and postwar violence, and also experiences of migration to the U.S., including exploitative and unsafe working conditions and racially-motivated violence in New Bedford,. Selected stories will be edited and uploaded onto a Youtube channel and shared on our website. This project will allow migrants to combat stereotypes and marginalization, and is part of our campaign to secure dignity and justice at work and in the community.
Macedonia: No for Underage Marriages Among Roma
Children give birth children. The purpose of this project is to raise awareness among young Roma population and their parents and once again reminded their children should not go a married too early, on 12, 13, 14 years old. This project will be a multimedia project by non-profit organization NGO “ZZPD. This NGO's work is dedicated to Roma young people up to 15 years old. Anyway the world has a problem with excess population, especially in poor areas. Will be a opportunity for Roma by training them to use media tools to tell their stories, and establish better communicati. with other ethnicity
India: Solutions For Survival
S4S is a media series that empowers youth of our country to capture compelling stories of people who are implementing tangible, local, and equitable climate solutions. The goal for S4S isn't just the spread of information–it's also the spread of inspiration. As part of this series, our Team India will focus on: a) Empowering youth with the use of media b) Capture real stories of resilience and change from the ground c) Motivating other communities of the world to adopt these solutions. S4S links these stories to educational & campaign resources, making more climate solutions accessible.
Vietnam: HOPE (Hanoi Operation for Public Education) 2014 Vision
HOPE ( Hanoi Operation for Public Education ) is a volunteer organization founded by a group of students from schools and universities in Hanoi along with a team of professionals graduated from Stanford (USA). With the theme “ Vision” and the focus on Phuc Tue Centre for disabled children in Hanoi, HOPE 2014 wants to contribute to the small happiness of children with developmental delay generally and autism particularly.