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How to enter the campaign
The way you enter this contest will teach you how Internet communities work. Their are five free steps to entering the contest:
- Join this community
- Join the YouTube community
- Create and upload your video onto YouTube
- Discover new friends with common interests
Where can you learn to do this?
- This campaign will train CyberGuides, or you can train to be one yourself. You have two ways to enter the contest:
- Get Help: Ask a Cyber Cafe, teacher, organization or technical friend for help by showing them this site
- Do it yourself: Download and read the tutorial documents and videos in the training section of the web site.
What you will need
This campaign may seem like a challenge, however, we provide you with the tools to succeed. You must find the people and places that have the technology and skills to enter the contest. They will receive certificates and be call "CyberGuides." They can also win awards if you win.
- Join this contest community:
- Set up your free YouTube account: www.youtube.com
- A place to store your files, PC, CD or backup storage device
- Computer with editing software
- Movie device such as cell phone or Digital camera
- Access to the Internet
- A story to tell
How to be noticed...
Think of the great stories you have heard in your life. Some may be from an expensive Hollywood movie or a TV show. The best ones are when someone you know opens their heart and tells you about their life. It is sharing something important with a friend, it is personal and real.
-Tell about how your life changed for something good
-100% honest and true
- Encourage others
- Positive in nature
- Hurt no one
- Do not degrade race, tribe, religion, nationality, community or class
- Inspire African Youth and helping groups