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Past Rising Voices Grantees

The following are former grantee projects that are either currently inactive or no longer being maintained by Rising Voices.

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Llaqtaypa Riymaynin

The project Llaqtaypa Riymaynin (Voices of my Community) aims to use audio podcasts to revitalize the Quechua language by residents from the rural town of…

Karen Border News

The Karen state is cautiously emerging from six decades of civil war, following a ceasefire agreement. To help monitor the situation along the Burmese/Thai border,…

Tukuni Yadua

The National Trust of Fiji (NTF) will work in conjunction with the local community of Denimanu on the isolated island of Yadua in Fiji to…

Food Tales from Nablus

Bait al Karama is a women's center in the Old City of Nablus in Palestine that provides opportunities for culinary social enterprises for local women….

Powhatan Language Revitalization

The Powhatan or Virginia Algonquian language has been extinct for more than two centuries. A new project is attempting to teach a new generation to…

Transparent Chennai

The Indian organization Transparent Chennai is working with local fishing communities in southern Chennai to help them document land use and other space-related issues through…

Nomad Green

Nomad Green is training Mongolian citizen journalists how to use blogs, digital video, podcasts, and map mashups to report on local environmental news in Mongolian,…

Drop-In Center

Pavel Kutsev of the Drop-in Center uses blog posts, photos, podcasts, and online video to share his experiences working at a harm reduction facility based…

Nazra – Exploring Taboos Project

The “Exploring Taboos” project by the Cairo-based organization Nazra for Feminist Studies aims to create an online safe space for Egyptians to have conversations about…

Women of Minya Day by Day

The New Women Foundation is working with women in the ElMinya Governorate, who work seasonal or temporary jobs, and is teaching them how to use…

Repacted

Repacted is training refugees living in Nakuru's displacement camps, who were forced to leave their home during Kenya's post-election violence in January, how to tell…

FOKO

With the tagline, “it takes a village to raise an idea,” FOKO wants to help Madagascar by bringing the world’s attention to Malagasy people.

Mokattam Blog Tales

Following the 1992 Cairo earthquake, thousands resettled in Masaken Alzelzal – Alhadba Alwosta near the Mokattam mountain. The Blog Tales project is working with area…

Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques – Yemen

In collaboration with the Hand in Hand Initiative, Ghaida'a al-Absi will organize a new media training course for female politicians, activists, and human right workers…

Ceasefire Liberia

By partnering with Amnesty International in Monrovia, Liberia and with Africa Refuge Center in Staten Island, New York, Project Ceasefire is creating a transatlantic Liberian…

HiperBarrio

HiperBarrio is an outreach collective of Colombian bloggers who have teamed up with local libraries to host new media workshops in the city's working class…

AIDS Rights Congo

AIDS Rights Congo trains communication officers from local AIDS organizations in digital story telling, podcasting, and the creation of blogs to document the stigma and…

Voces Bolivianas

Voces Bolivianas promotes the use of new media tools to allow Bolivians from underrepresented groups to share stories about their lives and communities.

Abidjan Blog Camps

Théophile Kouamouo, one of Francophone Africa's leading bloggers, is organizing a series of blog camps in Abidjan, Ivory Coast to promote more online civic participation.

Blogging the Dream

The Orizonturi Foundation in Campulung Moldovenesc, Romania is creating a blogging club for mental health service users which trains them how to maintain a weblog,…

Blogging Since Infancy

Pablo Flores of the OLPC project in Uruguay is organizing four workshops around the country to teach young students how to blog with their XO…

Hospice Casa Sperantei

The Casa Sperantei Hospice trains its nurses, doctors, and staff how to use audio and video recording equipment to share the direct stories of patients…

Nari Jibon

The Nari Jibon center in Dhaka incorporates citizen media into existing English, computer, and Bangla classes for young Bangladeshi women.

Real Experience of the Digital Era

In partnership with the Ai Zhi Yuan Zhu Center for Health and Education documentary filmmaker Wei Zhang will train male and female sex workers in…

Serbian Web Journalism School

The Serbian Web Journalism School gathers local new media experts to teach the fundamentals of citizen media to traditional journalists and everyday Serbians.

Breaking The Silence in Kwa Mashu

In the township of Kwa Mashu, on the outskirts of Durban, South Africa, the Kwa Mashu Community Advancement Project (K-CAP) is training 20 new citizen…

Iran Inside Out

Veteran Iranian videobloggers have partnered with the local film clubs in Iran to identify aspiring young filmmakers and teach them how to distribute their works…

Prison Diaries

Prison Diaries teaches inmates in Kingston, Jamaica to blog and podcast in order to present the realities of the Jamaican prison system with the hope…

TBCS

Think Build Change Salone arms young interns with the tools of citizen media to document their efforts to help rebuild post-civil war Sierra Leone.

Neighbourhood Diaries

Neighbourhood Diaries is a pilot project which trains children of Kolkata's red light slums how to use creative writing and online media to create and…