Proposals Mobile Phones
CGnet Swara is a verbal news platform – a mobile-phone service that allows people to upload and listen to reports in their ownlanguages, providing a communication outlet for media dark zones that usually do not find space in mainstream media. Reported stories are moderated by journalists and become available for playback online as well as over the phone. Villagers drop a missed call on CGNet’s server, which then calls them back, and records their reports.By appointing a moderator/trainer for Bhil tribals, we aim to replicate the success achieved with ‘Gond’ and ‘Baiga’ tribals in Central India
This project aims to present the daily lives and struggles of the Syrian refugee population in Bulgaria by creating an online blog in Bulgarian and English, which is to be filled with pictures and stories from the refugee camps. The purpose is to get the Bulgarian public acquainted with their problems. The idea is to provide up to 10 people with smartphones to create picture and video content, which is then to be edited and translated from Arabic to Bulgarian and English and disseminated through social networks and other online tools.
This project seeks to work with the Center for society reconditioning and development (CEFSORD), Ado-Ekiti in organizing a workshop on leadership, starting small scale business (entrepreneurship) the less privileged in the center. A COHORT of people attended to by the Center have been mapped out to be extremely in need of help in terms of INFORMATION and practical knowledge and connection about health, leadership and business. These people live on less that $1/per day and the Project will help them develop ideas around businesses that require little start up capital.
In Moulvibazar the literacy rate is significantly low and there is little knowledge and awareness on harmful effect of tobacco use. The poor day labourers, adibashi, women, boys, teachers, religious leaders, Mattabbar, UP Members, Chairmans take beedis, cigarettes, tobacco with betel leaf and other tobacco products ignoring country's legislation and FCTC convention. CANCER (Cooperation & Assistance for Narcotic Control for Enlighten Human Resources) Project aims to educate/capacitated to local level administration and community for ensuring smoke free environment involving UP/Village Courts.
Do develop a smartphone application which will be used in online voting or carrying out various surveys for research purposes.The application will be developed in windows and Androids.This application will be of great use in most developing countries and the globe at large.Voting in elections and electionering process is a big huddle. If it can be sorted out with applications which runs in web base then it will be a solution for the world wide web users and the world at large.
Train 30 youth of Butiaba sub County as community internet usage trainers and user mobilisers in internet phone setting and facebook usage to be local community insperators as engines of citizen journalism. These shall popularize the use of facebook, recruit blog/groups users and inspire community issue reporting on oil, gas and youth voices in social, cultural and citizen issue amplification for action from the duty bearers at local and national level. It shall also increase the level of issue appreciation and link the community issues with action media as radios to amplify community voices
This project aims to involve all categories of youth to create awareness on hygiene and sanitation issues affecting our community. Efforts made by the government NGOs to give the Kenema City a facelift. Because young people are fond of mobile phones, it will be a good opportunity to use this channel of communication to adopt environmental cleaning. This project intends to sensitize 55% of the youth population on promoting behavior change in the township. This is done by using mobile phones, internet, Face book, MP3, Digital camera, Bluetooth etc. Their voice, views and opinion would be heard
The project is a citizens’ journalism training for 15 leaders to trumpet the stories of people’s courage and hope from the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, the oil spill and government negligence. This aims to enhance our community radio program in empowering the affected communities of Estancia, Iloilo in rising above and speaking out loud our advocacy for environmental, economic and political justice. The project will amplify our people’s stories of rising up in multi-media forms and will be posted online through face book, You Tube or blogs.
A number of youths have failed to secure formal employment and hence resorted to small scale farming. However, they are yet to break through the market ceiling due to lack of information on various platforms available to market their produce. Therefore, this project will be a blessing in time to the young farmers. Being knowledgeable on the social channels they can exploit in increasing their agricultural productivity will reduce household poverty levels. Currently, rural poverty stands at 47 per cent.We will meet them in the villages.
We propose community journalism training focusing on child marriages in Pakistan and train young community journalists to use digital media to report the cases and stories of child marriages. The project will amplify the voices of child brides , their plight and their miseries but will also help debunk several myths around child marriages in Pakistan. The initiative will help community understand when young children (girls and boys) are married a vicious cycle of poverty, violence, poor health, limited education and discrimination begins and leads to other violations such as domestic violence.