Promoting Women Journalists in Eastern Congo

by Association des Femmes des Media du Sud Kivu (AFEM)

Summary

This project trains community radio groups in producing radio broadcasts and four months of educational programming produced by communities and edited by the South Kivu Women's Media Association.
$1,652
total raised
14
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

Journalists in eastern Congo face a hostile environment and AFEM aims to make communities engaged in educational media by training groups in basic radio production. AFEM then edits their emissions for broadcast on local radio stations. By engaging rural communities and promoting the role of women in the media through professional development, AFEM creates media that is grassroots and relevent to the issues eastern Congo faces today.

Solution

AFEM will train women's groups from rural areas in basic radio production and will broadcast 12 emissions per week on community radio stations. Women journalists will also receive professional development training.

Long-Term Impact

This project will educate tens of thousands of people on how women's rights is a benefit to the community and increase the professionalism and capacity of female journalists in eastern Congo.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​englishafemsk.blogspot.com/​
AFEM Home Page

Organization Information

Association des Femmes des Media du Sud Kivu (AFEM)

Location: Bukavu, South Kivu - Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Website: http:/​/​afemsk.blogspot.com/​
Project Leader:
Chouchou Namegabe
Director
Bukavu, South Kivu Congo, Democratic Republic of the

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