World Association for Christian Communication (WACC)

The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) is an international organization that promotes communication as a basic human right, essential to people's dignity and community. Rooted in Christian faith, WACC works with all those denied the right to communicate because of status, identity, or gender. It advocates full access to information and communication, and promotes open and diverse media. WACC strengthens networks of communicators to advance peace, understanding and justice.
Build a radio station for peace in Sierra Leone
The radio station wants to broadcast programs promoting peace and reconciliation. Programs will promote care for street children and orphans, campaign for youth employment, and provide information to adults about democratic processes.It will focus especially on encouraging youth to become peace ambassadors in schools and communities. project reportread updates from the field
Raise the Voices of Haitian Women!
This project will train rural women in Haiti to make community radio programs aimed at bringing their concerns to the attention of local decision and policy makers. Three training workshops on digital production techniques will empower 15 women from 5 community radio stations to speak publicly about the problems and challenges they face in their daily lives, especially those of poverty, lack of resources, and violence. The project is run by REFRAKA, a non-governmental organisation run by women. project reportread updates from the field
Empowering Villagers in Papua New Guinea
The construction of a copper and gold mine will have a serious impact on the lives of villagers and the environment in the Sepik River region in Papua New Guinea. This project will provide critical information and awareness of environmental damage. It will empower the villagers to assert their human rights and help them express their concerns when dealing with the mining company and government. project reportread updates from the field