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Our response to COVID-19

Dear AVF’s clients and Partners,  This is a brief note to update you on our response to the COVID-19 outbreak.  We acknowledge that the disruption and uncertainty associated with the current situation is unsettling for everyone. We empathize with everyone around the globe who has been affected in any way. At AVF we believe that...

Explore our 2019 annual review

A year of putting citizen voice at the heart of Africa’s transformation.  2019 marked five years of Africa’s Voices. In many ways, it was a year of transformation. We welcomed a new leader in Samuel Kimeu and became not only Africa-based but also African-led. We launched Imaqal, our largest and most ambitious project to date, to engage Somalis...
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Africa’s Voices welcomes Dr. Frasia Wangari Karua to our Board of Trustees

Africa’s Voices is pleased to announce that Dr. Frasia Wangari Karua has been appointed to our Board of Trustees. Dr Karua joins a distinguished international team of academics, development practitioners, media specialists and business people steering our vision and supporting our team in Kenya and the UK. Dr. Frasia Wangari Karua is a medical doctor...
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Africa’s Voices Welcomes Samuel Kimeu as new Executive Director

Africa’s Voices Board of Trustees announced today that Samuel Kimeu will be joining the organisation as the new Executive Director. Samuel comes to Africa’s Voices from Transparency International-Kenya, where he has served as Executive Director for nearly a decade. Our Co-founder and Executive Director over the past five years, Dr Sharath Srinivasan, is moving on...

Africa’s Voices awarded grant from Twilio.org to scale 1-to-1 communications with people in crisis

We are excited to announce that Africa’s Voices has been selected by Twilio as one of the 2019 Twilio.org Impact Grant Fund recipients. The grant will be used to further grow Katikati, our 1-to-1 two-way channel for open-text local language conversations at scale, to enable crisis-affected communities to engage with and hold aid actors into account. Katikati...

Amplifying community voices in humanitarian action in Somalia, 2019 – Policy Brief

Humanitarian actors increasingly call for concise, reliable information to act on Accountability to Affected Populations. Drawing from learnings from our recent work with UN OCHA, REACH and Groundtruth Solutions Somalia to inform the 2020 Humanitarian Needs Overview, we produced a snappy summary with actionable recommendations for a more people-centred response in 2020. Read the policy...

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.

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...
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