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Rising Voices Trailer

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It has been one year since Rising Voices awarded its first round of five outreach grants to project in Sierra Leone, Colombia, Bangladesh, Bolivia, and India. Those first five grantees where then joined by five more projects in December, 2007. Today, as we are about to announce our newest round of six more citizen media outreach projects, we would like to take the time to step back and reflect on all that the first 10 projects have accomplished over the past year.


  • [...] The day began with an introduction by Georgia Poppelwell (GV Managing Director) and Solana Larsen (GV Managing Editor), in which our wonderful wonderful sponsors were thanked. David Sasaki (Rising Voices Outreach) spoke briefly about the latest ongoings of the Rising Voices project, and showed a short film that featured the current independent projects being funded by Outreach. [...]

  • [...] Voices Outreach) ha poi illustrato brevemente le ultime novità di Rising Voices, e ha mostrato un filmato sui progetti indipendenti finanziati dal programma [...]

  • [...] Notes on Rising Voices and Ushahidi Here’s an article by Danish journalist and editor of blogs at daily newspaper, Kim Elmose. The article focuses on the admirable Rising Voices project,  especially Cristina Quisberts blog Bolivia Indigena. The Rising Voices project gives money and support to various blogging and web-community projects in the developing world, and some of them were presented with great succes at the summit meeting. “Feel good” (in a good sense) trailer here. [...]

  • [...] ended successfully. The Rising Voices project was in the spotlight all through the summit. The opening video trailer was well received by the audience which has already been translated into 13 languages and more in [...]

  • [...] about the world. For instance, in the Rising Voices, another brilliant GV project, and in its trailer, I am surprised to know there is a very Western-style subway system. I also have to admit, when I [...]

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