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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...

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,...

Africa’s Voices 2018 Impact Overview

Africa’s Voices 2018 Impact Overview What does it take to create a organisation that truly listens to citizens, an organisation that puts constituent voice at the core of its mission? There is too much emphasis on citizen data in international development. What we value the most, however, is citizen voices.  Check out our 2018 impact stories...

Africa’s Voices commended in the UN 2019 Somalia Humanitarian Needs Overview

Africa’s Voices is proud to share the news that our innovative accountability to affected populations (AAP) intervention in partnership with ECHO and REACH in Somalia using interactive radio, was recognised in the UN’s 2019 Somalia Humanitarian Needs Overview as an effective solution for  consulting citizens at scale. The report reads:  “The use of radio has proven...

Support Africa’s Voices!

This year, AVF is participating in The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge, the UK’s largest online match-funding campaign. We would like to ask our supporters to contribute to our vision and impact by making pledges before the deadline of August 30th. These pledges are commitments to match fund public donations made during the campaign between 27...
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