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Global Voices seeks a Rising Voices Editor to produce and manage its online content flow related to citizen media development and outreach in global underrepresented communities. Find out more about this exciting opportunity.
Stories about Rising Voices
27 July 2014
A new project that aims to enrich Wikipedia articles related to medical subjects in many world languages has been given a $10,000 grant from the Wikimedia Foundation.
20 July 2014
Tour Guides Only Tell You One Version of a City's Story. This New App Lets Residents Tell You Theirs
Voicemap lets you listen to personal stories about the places you visit. You won't find these stories in the usual tourism guides.
17 July 2014
Some Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa Have No Online Presence. ‘Kumusha Takes Wiki’ Wants to Help Change That
Kumusha Takes Wiki is a pilot project working with local communities in Africa to reduce the information gap and correct the various misconceptions foreigners have about the continent.
8 July 2014
Abastéceme pinpoints the locations of items such as milk, flour and bread in Venezuela, where basic goods can be hard to find at times.
13 June 2014
Are you a community working for, from, or in the Amazon and need funding and support for an idea of how participatory media can help tell your story? Keep reading!
21 March 2014
Are you brimming with ideas to help your community tell their story through citizen media? On GV Face the Rising Voices team discusses best practices for winning their microgrant competition.
21 February 2014
Interview: African culture and languages researcher Balde Mamadou Tafsir writes two blogs in Fula, his native language.
4 December 2013
Sports - and especially football - can be an ideal vehicle to reinforce social cohesion in Nigerien communities scattered across the country's wide territory.
28 November 2013
25 November 2013
The next Global Voices Meetup is scheduled for November 30 to take place in Skopje, Macedonia. Please join us for this gathering to help plan the future of the GV...