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Champion Projects

Category 15 — AL C8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content (5 Projects)

Africa Teen Geeks
ApodytesSouth Africa

Africa Teen Geeks has taught 49000 children from disadvantaged communities with 23000 of those being girls. December 2018 it entered into a partnership with the department of basic education to develop and implement a coding and robotics curriculum to be… more »

Cultural Billboard of Cuban Culture - La Papeleta
Informatics Center in CultureCuba

La Papeleta is a collaborative Cuban cultural billboard on the web, through the url Created in March 2013 and has as its main objective, the promotion and dissemination of cultural activities and events throughout the country, it gathe… more »

Empowering left-behind minority communities to participate in the development process through Community Radio
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and CommunicationBangladesh

About 11% of the population of Bangladesh consists of minorities, who face discrimination due to their religion, ethnicity, gender identity, and geographical location-based differences. Discrimination persists in the above groups on access to education, … more »

HabkaSaudi Arabia

Habka is the first 100% Arabic platform for screenwriting that provides full and reliable support for the Arabic language, and enables Arab screenwriters to write films and series according to approved international standards. Habka platform aims to maxi… more »

Soundlines Podcast Channel Project
Miromaa Aboriginal Language & Technology Centre Australia

Aboriginal language is an oral tradition, so it is logical and important for the MALTC to develop a podcast channel focusing on understanding Aboriginal Language. The first series of eight episodes are hosted by the Awabakal Language Program language res… more »