What solution(s) does your initiative address to better the lives of girls and women by leveraging technology? (select all applicable)
Access to technology, Access to education/training, Access to health care, Policy change/advocacy.
What has been the impact of your solution to date?
The project is not only about the young women in the testimonies. We hope that other girls watching the testimonies will be inspired and feel empowered, that after seeing the videos they will reflect on their own life, who they are, the choices they have made, and the fact that they have certain rights as a girl. We hope to encourage girls all over the world to respond with their own videos and comments 80% of the targeted women will have access to internet, share information, knowledge with free access to the public domain information.
Empowered with full rights to speak about their sexuality, rights and hopes in an open and positive way, presenting stories on how they overcome obstacles and what they feel needs to change.
What is your projected impact over the next 1-3 years?
Collecting testimonies will highlight experiences and thoughts in order for young women to feel good about themselves and their sexuality.
We believe that girls who are informed, life-skilled, aware and empowered will live a fulfilling life.
As a result E-learning system including the requirements for a sustainable e-knowledge system - infrastructure, networks, knowledge exchange and advocacy designed;
The Project shall have documented the system, thereby facilitating the scaling up to other sites/communities.
Key result areas based on indicators such as:- availability of knowledge in localized, simplified and cost-effective form; accessibility to knowledge, e.g. reach, access points, costs, time factor; and impact of knowledge, e.g., empowerment, cooperation and growth based achieved.
What barriers might hinder the success of your project? How do you plan to overcome them?
Formation of new central government and shifts in regional government
Need to re-establish working relations with partners on central and regional levels
Need to re-establish working relations with local partners
Signing MOUs with partners stipulating responsibilities and ensuring succession of activity
Identifying local NGOs as key partners not dependant on political dynamic
Limited ICT capacity and access to internet in youth centers, schools and universities
Delays in creating functional networks and e-communities
Explore possibilities with Internet providers for sponsorship and/or reduced prices for educational establishments
Less funds raised from donors than anticipated
Insufficient funds to implement all project activities as planned
Donor-funded activities planned.
Winning entries present a strong plan for how they will achieve and track growth. Identify your six-month milestone for growing your impact
Research Design and Management of PDI an Open Access e-Knowledge Capability-Building/Training Content Development Linkages, Netw
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Girls watching the testimonies will be inspired and feel empowered, after seeing the videos they will reflect on their own life,