The project aims to empower young people to communicate their ideas, exhibit their potential and to take social action in their communities through articulating their messages by Digital Media and creation of the arts. Global Developmental Corps (GDC) will deliver an innovative program for the youth to engage in hands-on on media production by producing Arts – photography, creative design, videography and poetry using Adobe Computer Software that the organization has secured and to tell their stories and share their perspectives on the social issues that affect them.
Global Developmental Corps will achieve the following deliverables:
Train a minimum of 60 young people from the Free State province between the ages of 13 – 35 years to create media projects with a purpose.
To submit a minimum of ten completed, high quality media project that will be exhibited in their communities.
To facilitate at least one (1) exhibition between year 2012 and year 2013 in local areas displaying the talent and to contribute to social change though social media platform.
Global Developmental Corps will have access to the following resources to support the program:
TRAINING: Offer training to young educators to develop critical thinking and to utilise digital media in the form of the arts to express their views.
SOFTWARE: Using powerful multimedia software (Adobe Photoshop & Premiere Elements) to create graphic designs, photographic materials and videos.