Child Radio Journalists in Liberia

by Search for Common Ground

Summary

To organize a group of children and provide them with equipment and training to be radio journalists and report on displaced people's issues in Liberia
$680
total raised
0
donors
0
monthly donors
12
years active

Challenge

Talking Drum Studio produces a weekly radio program, Golden Kids News, produced by and for children. Children have been uniquely affected by war in Liberia, both as victims and combatants. Further, their perspectives on issues are different from adults, and need to be taken into account. As displaced people are such a large sector of Liberia's population, TDS is developing a network of child cub reporters drawn from this population to represent their concerns and views on a range of topics.

Solution

This project will to establish a network of displaced children from diverse backgrounds. Each child will be equipped with a journalist's kit and trained in journalism. Together they will gather interviews and content to produce Golden Kids News.

Long-Term Impact

This project will produce content enabling "Golden Kids News" to air every week. This programming is crucial to building a shared understanding and respect for multiple perspectives.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.sfcg.org

Organization Information

Search for Common Ground

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.sfcg.org

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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