Grantees

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

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...

Pakistan: Jalaibi

Pakistan is a country that can often be unfairly portrayed in the international mainstream media. With one of the existing narratives focusing on security issues...

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...

The South of South

The Santiaguero Collective started in the city of Mérida, Mexico, where they were drawn together out of their common love of music, but not just...

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...

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.

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...