Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

 
$1,705
$12,095
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Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
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Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
Young SFCG-DRC Reporters pose after receiving the award for First Prize in the 2004 OneWorld Radio/UNICEF international competition for the best radio program produced by and for children. Six of 11 SFCG-DRC young reporters were child soldiers who were trained in reporting techniques and are now attending school. SFCG-DRC is paying for their school fees. (view small | med | large | orig)

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
Aline, a young SFCG-DRC reporter, interviews a former rebel leader and governor of the volatile Congolese town of Bukavu on conditions set to let child soldiers go back home (view small | med | large | orig)

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
Yves, a young SFCG-DRC reporter, interviews a person in charge of a former child soldiers' education center. Yves was himself a child soldier but joined SFCG-DRC in 2002. (view small | med | large | orig)

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
Beza, a young SFCG-DRC reporter from the Banyamulenge tribe (and unfortunately now in exile in neighboring Rwanda), records a program in the studio. (view small | med | large | orig)

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
To reach remote and often insecure areas in eastern Congo, the child protection section of the UN Mission in Congo offers transport to the young SFCG-DRC reporters. (view small | med | large | orig)

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
A group of young SFCG-DRC reporters posing for a picture. (view small | med | large | orig)

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
Two young SFCG-DRC reporters learn to use digital equipment to be used in gathering interviews and other program content. SFCG-DRC provides journalism training to its young reporters, helping to build capacity of a group of young leaders who give voice to children and contribute to the dialogue on peace in Congo. (view small | med | large | orig)

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
A young reporter interviews the DRC UNICEF Country Director after the director had given the OneWorld Radio/UNICEF prize to SFCG-DRC. (view small | med | large | orig)

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists

Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists
Young SFCG-DRC reporters receive the award from OneWorld Radio/UNICEF. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Search for Common Ground

Washington, DC, United States
http://www.sfcg.org

Project Leader

Philip Hellmich

Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Where is this project located?

Map of Congo: Voices of Children, Child Journalists