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Elena Georgalla

Africa’s Voices 2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report In our 2018 annual report, you can explore highlights from our work, including how we raised the bar on the accountability of humanitarian actors to populations they serve in Somalia; delve into our most exciting impact stories, such as how we contributed to better education outcomes for refugee girls in Kenya...

We have moved!

From July 1st, our Nairobi office will be relocating to Riverside Studios, Riverside Lane. For any queries, please contact info@africasvoices.org.
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Valuing Voices: Pushing the Boundaries of Feedback

Africa’s Voices helps government decision-makers, development agencies, service-providers and humanitarians design programmes that are grounded in people’s everyday realities. We do this by combining interactive media, mobile technology, and cutting-edge data and social science to listen intelligently to citizen feedback. Since Africa’s Voices earliest days as a pilot research project at the University of Cambridge, we have...

We are hiring an Executive Director!

Africa’s Voices has come a long way since our early days at the University of Cambridge. As we are preparing for our new phase of growth, we are looking for a new Executive Director to lead us at a crucial stage of our development helping us mature from an early years start-up to a bigger, more...

The results of our Common Social Accountability Platform pilot in Banadir Regional Administration Durable Solutions Unit’s first newsletter

Our Common Social Accountability Platform was launched in partnership with BRA and ReDDS in Somalia’s Banadir region in 2018. The platform was mobilised to build public dialogue in Mogadishu on critical displacement topics such as forced evictions, social cohesion, perspectives of displaced and host communities on durable solutions and to gather public opinion to inform...

New publication: Results and findings from citizen-led discussions on displacement and durable solutions in Mogadishu

In 2018, Africa’s Voices partnered with the Regional Secretariat for Durable Solutions (ReDDS) and the Banadir Regional Administration (BRA) in Somalia to enable citizen-led discussions on displacement and durable solutions in Mogadishu. The results and findings are captured in our new report published April 2019. This report outlines the first iteration of the Common Social Accountability...

Africa’s Voices to work with the County Government of Siaya to consult citizens through interactive radio

Africa Voices helps decision – makers, humanitarians and governments alike to design programmes that are grounded in people’s everyday realities. Where this is most valuable, is where we are given the opportunity to put the voices of citizens directly in conversation with decision-makers. It is therefore, a great pleasure to announce that we will be...

Africa’s Voices at the Cambridge Science Festival

There’s been an outbreak of cholera in your community in Mogadishu! We need your help. Listen to our radio shows and text in your views on cholera risk in your community. Then join researchers to label and analyse responses and see how your voice can make a difference to help plan for future outbreaks. This...

Interdisciplinary, ethical AI. Reflections on AVF’s presentation at the University of Cambridge by Dr Laura James

A real highlight this week was a talk by Luke Church and Sharath Srinivasan of Africa’s Voices Foundation. It is a rare delight to see a genuinely interdisciplinary presentation, combining computer science  and social science perspectives – and to have speakers recognise that the audience likely understood terms such as ‘integrity’ very differently. Both speakers brought...

Talk: How can AI be used for Social Good? Lessons from Africa’s Voices Foundation

Part of Africa’s Voices’ core mission is to spark engaging and inclusive conversation that challenge norms and behaviours. In line with our commitment to shifting norms and firing up debates, we often share our knowledge, learnings and expertise with a wider audience. This month, our co-founder and Executive Director, Sharath Srinivasan, travelled to Cambridge to share,...
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