Technology
 Armenia
Project #16907

ICT as a Tool for Young Voices

by Zartonk-89
Vetted

Summary

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. Counterpart International has provided 10.000USD for the project implementation.
$36,870.00
total goal
$36,363.00
remaining
13
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years active

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

Solution

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).

Resources

http:/​/​www.zartonk89ngo.blogspot.com

Organization Information

Zartonk-89

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

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