Community Leaders Leaders for Internet Health 2020

02 March – 11 April 2020

Bendjedid Rachad Sanoussi

Bendjedid Rachad Sanoussi

Benin

Brenda Nyaringita

Brenda Nyaringita

Kenya

Hanna Pishchyk

Hanna Pishchyk

Belarus

Lewis Munyi

Lewis Munyi

Kenya

Miriam Kakii

Miriam Kakii

Kenya

Nandini Tanya Lallmon

Nandini Tanya Lallmon

Mauritius

Norman Angel Digital Grassroots Community Leader

Norman Angel Agong

Uganda

Tatiana Houndjo

Tatiana Houndjo

Benin

Community Leaders for Internet Health spotlights internet issues in diverse local community contexts and creates collaboration among local leaders to engage with tools for open campaigning towards Internet Health. Our program enables people in underrepresented regions to assess the state of the Internet in their community and share their stories on the challenges and opportunities encountered.

Project Leads

Esther Mwema

Esther Mwema

Zambia

Uffa Modey (1)

Uffa Modey

Nigeria

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

  • Raise awareness on the internet health in local communities to enable grassroots communities to share their internet health experiences by connecting youth community leaders to the internet health report
  • Support open leadership for community driven projects through mentorship with internet health experts
  • Produce an Internet Health Report with guidances from Mozilla Internet Health Report editorial team

 

PROJECT OUTCOMES

  • Provided 6 weeks of online training including training webinars on internet health to 8 youth from 5 countries 
  • Matched 10 mentors to support the open leadership journey of our community leaders whose community-led  projects address internet health issues relating to web literacy, digital inclusion, openness, privacy and security
  • Curated 8 stories that spotlight local internet health issues from underrepresented communities

 

DIGRA OBJECTIVE

  • To connect grassroots communities to institutions that enhance their autonomy in digital citizenship

 

Mentors

Digital Grassroots collaborated with Internet Health experts to provide guidance to the Community Leaders through one on one personal leadership and project development calls. By mentoring a Community Leader, they helped them to understand movement building and open leadership.

Thank you to the following experts for helping fuel the movement:

Bhuvana Meenakshi, India

Bolutife Adisa, Nigeria

Danny Rayman, Chile

Eriol Fox, UK

Faith Zuma, Kenya

Harry Smith, UK

Justin Francis Bionat, Philippines 

Sarah Kiden, Uganda

Vishal Chavan, India

Wathagi Ndungu, Kenya

Mozilla Open Leaders X Organizers

Abigail Cabunoc Mayes

Chad Sansing