ANSMH IT Lab and Digital Storytelling [closed]

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The aim of this project is twofold: first of all, to set up a IT Lab for the Youth Support Centre of the Associação Nossa Senhora Mae Dos Homens in Samambaia (Brasilia); secondly, to build staff capacity about the use of digital storytelling and integrate it in their dailiy activities.

Context
Samambaia is one of the satellite cities surrounding Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. Samambaia is located 35km away from Brasilia and it is born in 1989 to relocate people living in Favelas. Currently Samambaia has 150’000 inhabitants and it is, among the satellites cities, one of the most at risk in terms of social vulnerability. The ANSMH is located in the poorest area of Samambaia.

Project Life time
December 2011 – October 2012

Objectives
:: To improve the communicative, methodological and technological skills of children attending ANSMH
:: To improve relational and creative skills of children attending the ANSMH

Activities
The initial phase of the project is devoted to the set up od the multimedia lab and to the technical training of local staff. The second phase of the project is dedicated to the teacher training on the Digital Story Telling methodology created by seed. The third phase aims at fostering the integration of the Digital Story Telling methodology into the daily activities of the centre, while the last phase aims at disseminating within the local community the project output.

Results
:: An IT lab with 10 PC connected to the internet
:: 10 ANSMH staff trained on the Digital Story Telling Methodology
:: Several digital stories created by ANSMH children on children-life related issues
:: A twinning digital story developed with the Orsoline school in Como:: An event to share the project output with the local community

Partners
Associação Nossa Senhora Mae Dos Homens in Samambaia (Brasilia)

Supporters
:: Comune di Bioggio
:: seed re-inverstment fund

Budget
21’000 CHF

Links
:: Project Blog
:: Como-Brasilia Twinning Blog

Report
Final Report – ITA