Proposals Freedom of Expression

Colombia: Voz

  April 8, 2014

VOZ is designed to allow individuals and organisations to quickly and easily post live reports of human rights and environmental issues occurring in their local area using a phone or a PC. These posts are uploaded to a website, showing the report and its location on a map as it is happening. VOZ will become a database of geographically located reports submitted by grassroots and SMOs around the globe. With the aim of helping movements connect and share experiences and knowledge, and providing up to the minute and locally produced information for local, national and international NGOs.

Kenya: Group Chatting

  April 5, 2014

Since 2010, Kenya took the route of devolved governance which has since been offering governance of the country at two levels; the national and county governments. Devolution has brought services and governance closer to the people but the people still know very little about it. We are taking advantage of the Devolved set up of Counties as our Main Organizing system of our Group Chatting for the people to educate themselves. We will then use the existing Youth, Women and People Living with Disabilities Groups, to start on-line discussions through the web.

Ukraine: Local Community in Charge of Changes!

  April 4, 2014

We are going to create a big public site-platform for local community which reflect problems and cravings of community and will content local bloggers, who have what to say to community. We will encourage local citizens to participate actively in community life using our TOOL. We are going to administrate the site, make promotion to share information about the platform using free services and social networks like Twitter, Facebook, Vkontakte, Instagram and Google+. We will provide trainings for older people to encourage them to join the site and share their questions and problems

Pakistan: Internet for All

  April 4, 2014

This project is design to attract the youth of District Hattian bala, who need to learn from and want to share lot of things with rest of the world but are not aware with use of internet. Via use of internet they can contact young people of their age and socialize with them which enable them to share common problem and find sound solution. Through the use of internet they can promote their values their culture and learn to respect the value and culture of others.

D.R. of Congo: Mogribu

  April 1, 2014

Mogribu is an interactive voice reporting application that enables marginalized communities in rural and conflict affected areas to be heard on the internet through phone-based reporting and automated content updating and sharing on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Google+.

Pakistan: Go Big!

  March 20, 2014

#GoBig will be a social media activity where people will be using different social mediums, slogans and pictures to highlight the injustice and corruption we are facing in Pakistan. Its like giving voice to people, their feelings, what they think is happening. It will not focus on ethnicity, racial or sectarian discrimination. It will be more like what happening around them in their close vicinity, surrounding, comments on the kind of education they are getting is good or not.

Uganda: Buluba Speaks

  March 18, 2014

“Buluba Speaks” is for Training lepers on how they can express themselves using podcasts. These podcasts will cover stories and explore ways of reuniting these people with their families and the community after conducting training workshops in live broadcasting, recording and editing of podcasts. We will then create an online site where all these stories will be posted and distributed to local radio stations and shared with the global community. Historically Lepers have been rejected by the community and therefore their voices need amplification using traditional and modern media.

India: Unlocking Potentials of Children Living in Abject

  March 18, 2014

Community projects of ‘Suri Natun Juger Pratyasha’ focuses on empowerment of children (and mothers) through awareness creation, bringing them under the network of education through non-formal education. In addition, sporadic (ad hoc) interventions of functional literacy/life skills education are also components of projects. All such initiatives strive to empower children (and mothers equally,) bring them at forefront and groomed suitably for managing their life and responsibilities successful.