Friday, 7 November 2008

[creative-radio] Fwd: [Cri] Community Radio, Web 2.0, SMS Gateway & FLOSS for Grassroot Economic Empowerment

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> From: Akhmad Nasir <>
> Date: November 7, 2008 8:14:27 AM GMT+07:00
> To: undisclosed-recipients:;
> Subject: [Cri] Community Radio, Web 2.0, SMS Gateway & FLOSS for
> Grassroot Economic Empowerment
> Reply-To:
> Dear Colleagues,
> Kindly allocate a bit of your time to read this e-mail
> At this point, Combine and Hivos is developing a program on grass
> root economic empowerement program through the combination of
> community radio, web 2.0 and SMS gateway.
> All the applications in this program are using open source software/
> open licensed.
> As a start, we are working in two areas, Gunung Merapi (Mt. Merapi)
> and Timbulharjo Village, Yogyakarta.
> Eventually this program will go broader and hopefully could be the
> strong supporting system for grass root economic empowerement.
> To reach those objectives, Combine and Hivos is taking part in "News
> Challenge Competition" by Knight Foundation.
> One of the aspects in reviewing process, we assume, is the rating
> being given by public. We assume, the higher rate we get, our chance
> to win is bigger.
> Therefore, we ask for your participation.
> Kindly read and review our ideas and put your rate here. (You have
> to sign up before you could give rate)
> We are waiting for your participation.
> Thank you,
> Akhmad Nasir
> Note:
> Please distribute this e-mail widely.
> But kindly put the e-mail you addressing in BCC (blind carbon copy)
> to respect privacy
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