This project will give an opportunity to get the basic principles of journalistic and creative writing, media and IT, which enhance young beginner journalists' capacity to write a feature and an article in a professional way. They will contribute to the development and free dissemination, independent and pluralistic information through applying creative and innovative approaches, thus assisting in the establishment of democratic values, diverse and harmonious development of the society.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
The rural people live in extreme poverty and they can't earn even their every-day bread. Many of them are disappointed and they leave the village. Lack of any basic skills of youth journalism Lack of communication between peers from other communities Low creative opportunities. Very limited knowledge of ICT capability Low level of awareness on modern technical means
How will this project solve this problem?
After the project the Online Center will be established, the direct beneficiaries will disseminate the information on the Center in their communities and involve the participants to become beneficiaries in the Center. The Online Center will organize training on blogging and their works will be set in the blogs. The Center will also organize seminars, training courses, forums as well as provide tools for media and IT development.
Potential Long Term Impact
Develop creative and research skills of 300 young beginner journalists Increase level of knowledge of the ICT sector. Solution of unemployment problem for the successful beneficiaries. Create a platform to communicate with each other, share ideas among beneficiaries Prepare and disseminated information about the Centre and its activities. Familiarize society with articles, materials prepared by our beneficiaries.
Total Funding Received to Date: $135
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $46,735
Total Funding Goal: $46,870