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Derick Ngaira

Join our team: Research Officer

The Research Officer will provide support across the organisation with the overall programme and research design, management of thematic analysis and preparation of project reports.  The incumbent will ensure data validation is conducted according to AVF standards and that meaningful statistical analysis and techniques are used to infer from the data collected. Read the job description and...

Explore our 2021 Annual Report

Executive Director’s Note The Africa’s Voices approach utilises mass media, usually radio, infused with an SMS short code to create platforms of engagement between decision-makers and citizens. We have used this approach to create two programmatic areas: Governance & Accountability and Citizen Evidence for Social Change.  Under the Governance and Accountability programme, we put citizens’...

Africa’s Voices Newsletter; 2022 Issue 1

Welcome to Africa’s Voices Foundation’s (AVF) first newsletter issue of 2022!  Our newsletter comes to you on a quarterly basis to inform and inspire you with all the things you need to know about our work in amplifying citizens’ voices and challenging the norms that undermine change in Kenya and Somalia. Often, a new year...

International Women’s Day: Taking stock of Africa’s Voices work in amplifying women’s voices

Every year on 8th March, the world marks International Women’s Day (IWD). This is a day when we should all renew our commitment to gender equality.  This year’s (2022) theme is Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow. It should serve as a stark reminder to all of us to assess and promote issues that...

Promoting Public Dialogue on Elections and Amplifying Citizens’ Voices in Somalia’s Political Processes

AVF Interactive Radio & SMS methodology to be Deployed in Somalia to Enhance Inclusivity in Political Processes The first African country to gain direct universal suffrage was Somalia. In 1964 and 1967, the country held multiparty elections. Since then, the country’s political institutions and structures have gone through tremendous changes. Somalia now has a federal...

World Radio Day: How Africa’s Voices harnesses radio to place citizen’s voices at the heart of development in Kenya and Somalia

As we mark the 2022 edition of World Radio Day themed “Radio and Trust” on 13th February, at AVF we reflect down memory lane on how we have harnessed the medium to enable our partners and decision makers to listen and understand citizens’ insights and views.  Radio is critical in ensuring that citizens remain informed,...

Issue 4 Newsletter & Happy Holidays Greetings from our Executive Director

Hello AVF’s Friends! It seems like 2021 has just flown by, at this point it is vital to appreciate our donors, clients, beneficiaries, and friends for your support and partnership. We look forward to working together in 2022. The eve of a new year presents us a chance to reflect on our success and challenges....

My Journey setting communities’ agenda at Africa’s Voices: Moses Maina

From setting “agenda at the community level,” to how AVF has grown from an idea  Photo: Moses Maina, Project Manager, Africa’s Voices Foundation. Moses Maina is a Project Manager at Africa’s Voices Foundation under the Citizen Evidence for Social Change programme (CESC). The CESC programme leverages Africa’s Voices’ interactive radio and mixed-methods capabilities to put...

What does placing citizens’ voices at the center of decision making mean for Africa’s Voices?

Four things you need to know about how we work. Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) is a UK registered charity with a branch office in Nairobi, Kenya. We use interactive radio (radio programming and SMS communication) to create inclusive and trusted spaces of public discussion that can drive social change. To do this, AVF combines media...

Africa’s Voices radio methodology to support in preventing violent extremism in Somalia

The challenge Threats of violent extremism are common in Somalia and are now intertwined on a local, regional and international scale. Somali’s multifaceted, persistent and the never ending political instability, primarily orchestrated by the insurgency of the militia groups, has led to degradation of peace and security in the Horn of Africa State and its...
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Explore our 2021 Annual Report
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