Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: May 16th, 2019

Title of the Project           Inclusive Media Literacy for Democratic Empowerment

Location of the project    Thimphu, Trashigang, Wangdue, Trongsa

Name of the applicant      Bhutan Media Foundation

Duration of the project  12 Months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu 2,345,488.00

Objectives of the project             

  • To start a professionally planned media literacy programme by developing training modules that encompass all sections of the population across different places of residence, age groups, education levels and professions. The training modules so developed will be delivered across the country.

Target groups/ final beneficiaries   200 rural communities, 100 high school and college students, 100 professionals

Estimated results           

  • Media Literacy training modules (for grass roots communities, high schools& colleges, working professionals, politicians and parliamentarians)
  • Dzongkha translation of training modules

Main activities 

  • Development of modules
  • Media literacy training in 4 locations
  • Analyse media literacy survey data
  • Publish survey reports