Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
To develop and implement a 2-3 day TechCamp on the topic “Improve Media Literacy and Counter Disinformation” to take place in Cochabamba, Bolivia on or about September-October 2022
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations. Individuals are not eligible for an award under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, non-governmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
Department of State U.S. Mission to Bolivia
Jul 06, 2021
Aug 07, 2021
Last Updated Date:
Jul 06, 2021
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Program Description: Sixty emerging leaders from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay and Venezuela will be assisted by established IT professionals in learning about existing technologies and developing online solutions to improve their media literacy and counter disinformation. They will learn how to become effective force multipliers and devise creative follow-on projects to disseminate fact-based information and techniques for verifying news content within their own communities. Applicants will need to organize and host visitors from different cities throughout Bolivia, as well as Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay and Venezuela, who are selected to participate in this program. Participants should include 30 Bolivians and 7-8 emerging leaders from Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay and Venezuela, for a total of 60 participants. The grantee will need to coordinate all logistics, including but not limited to domestic and international travel, hotels, meals, venue rentals, welcome event, honoraria for experts, and supplies needed for the event.
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