ICT as a Tool for Young Voices

by Zartonk-89 Vetted since 2006 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified


This project will give an opportunity to get the basic principles of journalism, creative writing, media, IT, to enhance young journalists' capacity to write articles more professionally. They will contribute to development and free dissemination of information by applying creative and innovative approaches, thus assisting the establishment of democratic values, diverse and harmonious development of the society.

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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


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.

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.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).



Organization Information


Location: Yerevan, N/A - Armenia
Website: http:/​/​www.zartonk89ngo.blogspot.com
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @zartonk89
Project Leader:
Vigen Mkrtchyan
Project Leader
Yerevan, N/A Armenia
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