Apply now for the DefendDefenders-Ttaala Digital Skills Building Workshop 2023. There is a call for applications from Uganda-based human rights organizations to the Ttaala Digital Skills Building Workshop 2023/2024.
Ttaala is a comprehensive skills-building project for human rights defenders (HRDs), shining light into the world of digital tools and strategies. The participants taking part in the workshop will access on-site technical assistance, continuous virtual support, and access to a network of creative mentors for four days.
This initiative will provide an opportunity for human rights organizations across Uganda and support them with intensive training and networking to employ digital tools across the spectrum of data management, content development, digital security, and running live online campaigns and/or digital platforms.
Eligibility and Requirements for the DefendDefenders
Participants must meet the following:
- Participants must apply on behalf of a human rights organization based in Uganda that is actively engaged in defending human rights.
- Participants must have an existing digital project or idea they wish to bring into the workshop.
- Participants must have the internal technical capacity and relevant personnel committed to the workshop.
- Participants must have a need for data-driven campaigns and advocacy outcomes.
- Participants must have full organizational support for staff participation.
- Participants must be willing to learn and experiment with new digital tools and concepts.
- Women-led and minority-focused organizations are strongly encouraged to apply.
What You Stand to Gain from the DefendDefenders
Selected applicants will receive the following:
- Selected participants will have tailored training with a curriculum in the workshop over a period of four days.
- Selected participants will receive support and mentorship in realizing their project vision.
- Selected participants will also become a member of their alumni network, including access to mentors, a mailing list, e-learning opportunities, creatives, and priority in subsequent events.
- DefendDefenders will cover the cost of the online workshop for selected participants.
The application deadline is on the 3rd of November 2023.
Click here to access the application form.
For more information, visit the official webpage of DefendDefenders Ttaala Digital Skills Building Workshop 2023.