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26 August 2014

Girl Activists: Telling Our Own Digital Stories in Kyrgyzstan

Girl Activists in Kyrgyzstan are sharing their knowledge with girls from surrounding villages so they can speak for themselves collectively about the issues important to them.

22 August 2014

Cloghers-to-Be: Young Cambodian Women Start Setting Up Their Blogs

The Cloghers, Rising Voices' Cambodian micrograntee, has begun their training to empower young women to learn to create and write their own blogs.

20 August 2014

Countering Slavery in Mauritania With Digital Storytelling

The existence of human slavery in Mauritania is ongoing and exists outside the rule of law. This has inspired a Rising Voices micrograntee project to train former slaves in social media to raise awareness.

15 August 2014

The Amp #19: August 1 to 15

Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.

7 August 2014

Still Devastated: Eight Months after Typhoon Haiyan

The Rising Voices grantee project Voices of Hope was set to start its first citizen journalism workshop in the town of Estancia, Philippines to share stories about reconstruction after Typhoon Haiyan, when another typhoon hit the area postponing the workshops.

2 August 2014

Mapping for Niger Turns One, Community Reflects

The Mapping for Niger grantee project celebrates its first anniversary with all its contributors, who reflect on what participating in the project has meant to them.

1 August 2014

The Amp #18: July 18 to August 1

Our biweekly newsletter the Amp is out, chock full of opportunities, funding, scholarships, and articles to keep you up on new developments in digital media around the world.

31 July 2014

A New Technological Journey for the Umoⁿhoⁿ Nation

In this Rising Voices grantee project update, Valita Stabler looks forward to the new opportunities provided by social media for revitalizing the Umoⁿhoⁿ language.

30 July 2014

Community Radio Soap Opera Starts Researching What Ugandans Think About Democracy

An update from one of this year's micrograntees as they start the research phase of their community-driven radio soap opera, intended to increase voting and understanding of local governance in Lira, Uganda.

29 July 2014

Los Inespertos Set Off to Find the Information in the Streets

Los Inespertos, participants from the Rising Voices grantee Radio Los Inestables, put their audio podcasting skills into practice when they took to the streets to interview protesters in Córdoba, Argentina.