Stories about Rising Voices from March, 2015
Myanmar Rural Villagers Share Their Development Plans Through Facebook
"It is a valuable method because it identifies what the community truly needs, instead of what we think they might need.”
Bringing the Muisca Language Back from Extinction, One Word at a Time
Even though the indigenous language Muisca is extinct, a group of Colombians are using wikis, mobile apps, and social media to breathe new life into the language.
Giving Voice and Hope to the ‘Forgotten’ Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
"Solidarity is a rainbow that inspires people to overcome the tragedies that threatened to destroy their lives."
Cambodia’s Women Bloggers (Cloghers) Document Challenges of Rural Life
As part of the Rising Voices project, Cloghers (female bloggers) from Cambodia, share stories of garment workers, students in rural schools and a river clean up initiative in Phnom Penh.
Looking Beyond Boko Haram: Rediscovering the Ténéré Desert in Niger
Niger is at war with Boko Haram. Let's not forget, though, that Niger is also home to many projects and is a land full of natural beauty and poetry.
A Crowdsourced Project to Map the Amazon
Mapazonia is a crowdsourced collaborative mapping project focused in the Amazon region in South America.