Tuesday, October 04, 2011
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Friday, April 08, 2011
Simion Oriko, Founder and Executive Director of The Kuyu Project:
...The mission of The Kuyu Project is to teach African High Schools how to use social media and other digital tools to effect social change in their communities and also to achieve their own objectives.
We strongly believe that by doing this, we are fueling the dreams and ambitions of these young people which in the long run may turn out to be the solutions and innovations that change Africa and the rest of the world.
We hope to get kids to learn the value of technology and how to use this to seek out opportunities for themselves and their communities...
Saturday, February 19, 2011
12 million listeners regularly tune into Equal Access Nepal radio programs which are broadcast to target rural Nepalis
Digital Broadcast Initiative, Equal Access Nepal is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization. Nepal is a developing country, but development is uneven and incomplete unless the population has access to information vital for their well-being. Therefore, the Equal Access Nepal creates and disseminates radio shows that empower listeners with critically needed information for social change on a wide range of development themes.
Digital Broadcast Initiative, Equal Access Nepal (Equal Access) was established as an NGO in Nepal in February 2004. Initially, Equal Access, an International NGO based in San Francisco (currently also registered with the Social Welfare Council as an INGO in Nepal), started operations in Nepal as the executing agency for the UNDP Asia Pacific Regional pilot project, Digital Broadcast Initiative. This initiative, that utilized digital satellite broadcasting technology to bring vital development information direct to underserved communities in rural settings, was formally launched in Kathmandu, June 24, 2003. Since then, Equal Access has continued to implement numerous 'communications for development' projects in Nepal, with programming on a range of thematic areas including education, healthcare, microfinance, sustainable agriculture, human rights and conflict management, HIV/AIDS and women's empowerment....