Proposals Youth Advocacy

Kenya: Youth Opportunities, Challenges for Inclusive Digital jobs

  April 4, 2014

The project seeks to digitally document video & share stories on a broad range of community needs affecting youth in western Kenya,Kakamega county such as employment, access to affordable housing and secure land tenure, safer towns and participation in decision-making. The project will support Youth-led Developments (activities) in storytelling through digital photography/video, songs, poems and drawings and trainings of youth in production of digital photography/video and other skills will take part in the workshops.which gives young people valuable skills such as video production and editing

Kenya: Girls4dignity

  April 4, 2014

IN 2011 Kenya passed a law that decriminalizes and prohibits female genital mutilation. However despite the law, the inhumane practice is still rampant in Kajiado especially among the Masai community, simply because an uncircumcised woman is looked down upon and ostracized. The project will identify and train young girls and the youth (young morans) in general on micro reporting and how they can use the digital platform and social media to blog and share their stories on these issues in an effort to advocate and eradicate female genital mutilation

Belarus: Information Technologies for Online Representation of Regional Youth

  April 2, 2014

The project is aimed at online representation of regional youth as well as increasing the amount of the newly registered NGOs. This will be achieved through the provision of services of the simplified and automated electronic preparation of constituent documents online. The project also aims at increasing the use of e-government practices and information about them. The project activity includes the set up of a specialized website that contains software tools using which the applicant without special legal knowledge will be able to make informed choices on the legal form of the future NGOs.

Gambia: Global Youth Service

  April 1, 2014

Global Youth Service to engage young people in community service and service learning project in their community and schools. Global Youth Service Day celebrates the millions of young people who improve their communities each day of the year. As the largest service event in the world, Global Youth Service Day is the only day of service dedicated to children and youth. Taking place each year over a weekend in April, Global Youth Service Day is celebrated in over 100 countries. Young people work together with schools, youth organizations, faith-based organizations, national service program

Madagascar: Malagasy Youth 2015: Challenges & Dreams

  March 31, 2014

we aim at bringing Malagasy youth voice to the discussion around the Post 2015 agenda. Through our Youth Leadership and activism training we will indentify 24 Young people and we will train them in community mapping, story telling, photograhy, group discussion facilitation. After an intensive national training they will work in peer and go to rural area of Madagascar where Young people doesnt have access or doesnt even know Facebook or the internet to capture their lives, spend time to understand their challenges and share them online through photography

Burkina Faso: I Have Rights Too: Child Rights!

  March 29, 2014

This is radio campaign in order to promote the rights of the children. This program consists of creating stories in order to promote children’s rights, training radio hosts, and finally how to speak about child rights and abuses of those rights in the presence of children in a sensitive manner. The stories will be broadcasting through different radio stations. Topics will include school attendance (especially for girls), right to freedom of expression, against female genital mutilation. I hope to achieve awareness to the greater population of the plight of children to exercise their rights.

Kenya: The Unheard

  March 18, 2014

The aim is to train, facilitate, promote and create more awareness among the youth and the public on how to use social media, specifically YouTube, to air their views and also affect change in the local communities. This is by creating a youth online tv channel. Traditional media in Kenya is far too inadequate and not focused on issues affecting the youth, while leaders and policy makers are less concerned in involving the youth even on matters affecting the youth.

Sierra Leone: Thirty Thousand Poorest Tambakhans

  March 13, 2014

Media trainers and environmental journalists will kickstart a production center in Tambakha Chiefdom which is host to the Outamba Kilimi National Park of Sierra Leone. More than thirty thousand people reside beside this park but the park does little business due to the bad road network of 71 kilometers & lack of electricity. The project will enable the 30,000 in the various sections of the chiefdom to advocate needs in the local language Susu and enable French and English voice overs. HDV&MP3 recordings will be injected to internet via, facebook, bluetooth/USB intranet-village.