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27 July 2014

Doctors and Translators Are Working Together to Bridge Wikipedia's Medical Language Gap

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

Can't Find Milk or Other Basics in Venezuela Thanks to a Food Shortage? This App Can Help

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

The Launch of Rising Voices Amazonia Microgrants

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

GV Face: How to Win the Rising Voices Microgrant

GV Face

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 With Fula-Language Blogger Balde Mamadou Tafsir for Mother Language Day

Interview: African culture and languages researcher Balde Mamadou Tafsir writes two blogs in Fula, his native language.

4 December 2013

Football, Building Social Cohesion in Niger

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

Global Voices Meetup in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Join us for peer learning and exchange at the next Global Voices Meetup in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on December 1, 2013 at the Sithi Hub.

25 November 2013

Global Voices Meetup in Skopje, Macedonia

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...

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