CEO’s Update: Fall 2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

More and more of my time is spent around both raising money and raising awareness of how much more could be done with technology to increase social impact. For example, Martus can now be configured in less than 10 minutes by anyone with basic digital literacy skills. The documentation projects of our partners in Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe have yielded so far six high-quality publications or reports about violations against LGBTI individuals in their communities.

Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

Have Fun - Do Good

It was written in very scribbled Nepali, her literacy skills were incredibly rudimentary, but what she ended up writing was a piece of journalism. When we do recruitments in these countries, and we get the word out, what our program does and that we are training.There are only two requirements to join our program: basic literacy skills and the ability to sort of talk about how good journalism would make a difference in their communities and their lives.

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