All posts tagged with: empowerment

OneMinutesJr. Life of an Ant

Publié 6 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Wafa'a, 20, Jordan, 2014) A young woman muses on the strength of those who must stand strong and make their own way. As International Women's Day quickly approaches us this week, Wafa'a reminds us about empowerment. Share your stories with us by commenting below or using one of the tags in this post.


Decision Making in Developmental Projects

Publié 25 février 2014 no picture Guru_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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The most critical issue with development is getting the right resources to where they are needed most and ensuring that those resources are being used in a sustainable manner. The greatest failure of community development to this day is the wasting of resources due to a lack of knowledge of the realities on the ground. It is this lack of meaningful investment - “the tragedy of aid” - which is the reason why even though a lot of money has been allocated to development projects,...


Story of Parina Subba Limbu, Founder of Dristi Nepal

Publié 13 février 2014 Avatar Ready Willing and Able

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What is Dristi Nepal ? Women are fighting for their rights and respectful existence here. The situation for FDUs – (Female Drug Users) is critical and they continue to be neglected, and at risk of HIV and Hepatitis infection, violence and sexual exploitation. As former, female drug users, we want to contribute to changing this terrible state of affairs for vulnerable women in Nepal. http://www.dristinepal.org/portal/ I’m Parina Subba Limbu, the founder/director of Dristi Ne...


Ready Willing and Able Documentary

Publié 11 février 2014 Avatar Ready Willing and Able

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Ready, Willing and Able is a social documentary project started in February 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Story: At one difficult time of national history, Nepalese people are raising voices and action for a change. And youth is in the game, Ready Willing and Able. RWA unite different youth organizations and volunteers in Nepal to direct a social documentary about the power of Youth as a Change Maker. Ready, Willing and Able was born after a field study conducted in Nepal by...


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 3 - Lights, Camera, Action!

Publié 9 février 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part One and Part Two. Finally a full day of filming! There’s a lot to film, but we have a bit of extra time because the screening is not until the 6th day. 13-year-old Oday used to love swimmin...


Story Telling Through Photography in Zambia

Publié 5 février 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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25 young people between the ages of 15 and 18 years took part in a media training held at the Wildlife Society National Office in Lusaka, Zambia. In attendance was Mr. Stephen Kapambwe - a Photojournalist at a national newspaper agency- Times of Zambia. The training encouraged interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera one uses, understanding the basics of how to tell a story through pictures, and understanding the basics of how to tell a story through pictures, co...


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 2 - Getting Hands-On with Filmmaking

Publié 3 février 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part One and Part Three The first day of the Zaatari Camp workshop involved a lot of teaching, a lot of supervising and we only barely got to scratch the surface of the video ideas. On the second day,...


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 1 - Breaking the Ice

Publié 21 janvier 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part Two and Part Three. Kids quietly filed into a pre-fabricated caravan for the first day of the OneMinutesJr. workshop. We are in base camp at the Za’atari refugee camp in northern Jordan, and today w...


The UN system in Kyrgyzstan is pleased to present a new song "Tamchy deniz” (An Ocean of Drops) and its music video created with participation of Kyrgyzstan’s popular singers. The song was recorded as part of the Post 2015 campaign aimed at formulating the global development agenda after completion of the Millennium Development Goals, which were launched in 2000 at the Millennium Summit. We hope that the song will inspire young people of Kyrgyzstan to be more active and contrib...


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