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Grantees

These are the citizen media outreach projects that Rising Voices are currently supporting.

Current Grantees

Chariboan Joi

Nueva Betania, Yarinacocha, Peru A storytelling festival planned for the community of Nueva Betania on the outskirts of Yarinacocha in Ucayali, Peru will be the...

Yadiko Uruk + Sons of Yadiko

Cabildo Milan, Colombia Dozens of analog audio and video cassettes containing ancestral stories from a community of Witoto – M+n+ka indigenous people, as well as...

Tsimane’ Linguistic Universe

San Borja, Bolivia Many rural Tsimané indigenous communities in the Beni region of Bolivia are left without Internet or mobile connections. While there is hope...

Jalaibi

Karachi and Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan is a country that can often be unfairly portrayed in the international mainstream media. With one of the existing narratives...

Voices of Hope

Estancia, Philippines In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan tragically struck many communities across Southeast Asia with such force that residents are still piecing back much of...

Victims of Slavery

Nouakchott, Mauritania Coming soon Information: Blog: Coming Soon Facebook: Coming Soon Twitter: Coming Soon

Girl Activists of Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Text books and local media in Kyrgyzstan often omit important accomplishments made by women, and information about the rights of women can be...

Cloghers Project

Phnom Penh, Cambodia Female bloggers in Cambodia are often affectionately referred to as “Cloghers,” however, blogging still remains an activity primarily for urban residents and...

Common Community

Lira, Uganda Community radio plays a vital role in communicating essential information in Lira, Uganda. The Theatre Technology House has been creating radio soaps to...

The South of South

Merida, Mexico The Santiaguero Collective started in the city of Mérida, Mexico, where they were drawn together out of their common love of music, but...

Media Literacy & Resisting Manipulation

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Election season is right around the corner for voters in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which means that over the next four months...

Aché Djawu (The Aché Word)

Six Aché indigenous communities in Paraguay will use citizen media to tell the stories of their rich culture and reflect back on their difficult past.

Jatta Wöötanö

In the Yekuana indigenous community of Boca de Ninchare located within the Caura River Basin in Venezuela, a new generation of young people are discovering...

Mapping for Niger

University students in Niamey are using OpenStreetMap tools to take part in a collaborative open-source humanitarian mapping project.

Against the Current

Of the 5,000 tribal members of the Umoⁿhoⁿ living in the rural reservation community in Eastern Nebraska, there are less than ten fluent speakers remaining....

Tz'utujil Tziij Pa Nimk'atz

When we last saw Israel Quic, he was being featured by Facebook's Ten Stories in recognition for his work promoting the Tz'utujil language on the...

Past Rising Voices Grantees

These are our alumni projects that are no longer being maintained by Rising Voices. Click to see a full list.

Friends of Januária

In the Brazilian town of Januária, a local organization called the Friends of Januária are engaging residents of the town, especially focusing on youth, teaching...

Youth Voices of Bandim and Enterramento

The NGO Associação Amigos das Crianças seeks to teach the youth of the neighborhoods of Bandim and Enterramento in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau how to use digital...

Bhutan

Centre for Media and Democracy in Bhutan provides audio podcasting workshops to the communities of Samtse, Trongsa, Kanglung, Thimpu, and Paro to have online conversations...

Radio Los Inestables

Radio "Los Inestables" complements the live radio program broadcast with patients at the local psychiatric hospital in Córdoba, Argentina with the production of audio podcasts...

Dizha Kieru

Dizha Kieru is a local community radio station located in the indigenous Zapotec village of Talea de Castro in Oaxaca, Mexico that will train local...

Xela Civic Libraries

Three rural libraries in the Guatemalan villages of Huitán, San Carlos Sija, Cabricán in the Quetzaltenango or "Xela" Department will explore ways that they can...

Blind Dates

The Blind Dates projects in Thessaloniki, Greece, is working with students from the local blind community to use technologies available for the visually impaired in...

Ségou Villages Connection

The Ségou Village Connection project seeks to link residents living in the rural villages of the Ségou region in Mali with former residents that now...