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Using interactive radio and SMS to tackle corruption in Kenya

In recent years, a section of citizens in Kenya have held the view that corruption is getting through the roof and the government is not putting in the efforts required to halt the upsurge of the loss of public resources through dubious means. In a research conducted by Transparency International, the 10th Edition of the...

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...

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...

Empowering young girls and women in Kalobeyei Settlement and the host communities

Young girls living in refugee camps face many challenges including high levels of poverty, abuse, and poor education. Thanks to Africa’s Voices Foundation, hundreds of them are set to be engaged via radio to contribute to social behavior change to allow  social economic   and life skills empowerment, fight violence against girls and children, improve...

AVF’s 2nd Quarter of 2021 Newsletter

Hello Reader!  As we start the third quarter of 2021, at Africa’s Voices we are delighted to share with you what we have been undertaking since April. In this quarter, our team in both Nairobi and at Cambridge University has continued to work hard to ensure that citizens’ voices are heard and used in the transformation of...

Explore our 2020 annual report

Africa’s Voices Foundation is based on the fundamental importance of  listening skilfully but with humility to the views and priorities of citizens in determining the planning and execution of all social services across the Continent. Africa’s Voices has been a thoughtful intermediary between individuals and governments and social service providers for the past 6 years....

Insights on Citizen Generated Data to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance in Kenya (2nd Bi-Weekly Newsletter)

Dear partners,  During the last two weeks of live interactive radio shows tackling AMR in Kenya, we delved deeper into two critical issues: risk perceptions towards AMR and barriers towards general drugs and antimicrobial practices.  Below you will read a selection of voices on the public’s understanding of risks of drug misuse such as infection...

Press Release: Findings from an SMS poll to understand citizens’ views and attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccination in Kenya

Nairobi Kenya, 30th March, 2021: From 18th – 21st March 2021, Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) undertook a survey via SMS to understand Kenyan citizens’ views and attitudes towards COVID19 vaccination, at the time when the government started its vaccine roll out in the 622 vaccination sites across the country.  AVF contacted via SMS a pool...

AVF’s First Quarter of 2021 Newsletter

Hello! We’re excited that you’re reading our First Quarter of 2021 Newsletter. We are happy to share with you the work we have been doing and the exciting partnership we secured with Global Partnership for Sustainable Data Development. Our team in Nairobi has also grown. More details about items in the newsletter can be found on our website. To read on...

Another year of empowering refugee girls in Kalobeyei settlement through positive role modelling and mentorship

After two years of addressing different barriers and drivers to girls’ education  in Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps, through the Kenya Equity in Education (KEEP) II programme, implemented by the World University Service of Canada (WUSC), once again, 2021 will see Africa’s Voices Foundation carry out  community engagement and communication intervention in Kalobeyei settlement.  The...
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