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27 December 2014

Launching the Tsimane’ Linguistic Universe Project

The first activities of the Tsimane' Linguistic Universe took place in early December 2014 with workshops introducing the potential of social media to help revitalize this Bolivian indigenous language.

16 November 2014

Preparing for the Chariboan Joi Cultural Festival Festival in Shipibo Communities

The Chariboan Joi team tells us about the cultural festival, prepared along with representatives from involved communities, Betania, Palestina, Bethel and Alva Castro.

31 October 2014

Some of the Challenges in Taking The Tz'utujil Maya Language to Social Media

In San Juan La Laguna, Israel Quic shares some of the challenges facing Guatemalan society when trying to promote the use of indigenous languages online.

30 October 2014

Sarayaku: Images of Resistance and Alternatives

From the Ecuadorian Amazon, we get to know the community of Sarayaku that said no to road, but connect to the rest of the world through the Internet.

The Power of Feedback, Making Meaning With the Audience

The Rising Voices grantee project Theatre Technology House share information how they solicit ongoing feedback from their audience for their radio soap about governance and democracy in Lira, Uganda.

The First Stories about Girls’ Lives in Kyrgyzstan

The RV grantee project Girl Activists in Kyrgyzstan have been receiving the first submissions from girls around the country who want to share their stories. This first story comes from Jibek who writes about being discouraged from studying science.

23 October 2014

Participant Selection for PCRC's “Media Literacy and Resisting Manipulation” Workshop

The PCRC recently launched an open call for participation for their upcoming “Media Literacy and Resisting Manipulation” youth workshop to be held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from October 25 – 29, 2014. They received an overwhelming response from a diversity of places across the country.

20 October 2014

Meet the Cloghers: Empowered Women Blogging for Human Rights

Meet some of the newly trained Cloghers hailing from all across Cambodia who are studying and working in diverse fields.

13 October 2014

Yadiko Uruk – Children of Tobacco, Coca and Sweet Cassava

This is the first update by one of our Amazonia Rising Voices projecto grantees, Yadiko Uruk + Children of Yadiko, located in Colombia.

12 October 2014

Jalaibi's Second Blogging Workshop in Karachi

The Rising Voices grantee project Jalaibi continues its blogging workshops with a 2nd gathering in Karachi teaching participants how to take part in their blog to share the good news about Pakistan.