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Tag: Impact

Blog 7 December 2017

Using digital communications to close the humanitarian governance gap

The extended drought in Somalia continues to have a devastating impact across the country. Since early 2017, when the crisis..

Blog 11 October 2017

Why are girls dropping out of secondary school in Kenya?

It’s April 2017, and DJ Bling and Bonoko at Ghetto Radio, Nairobi, are on air discussing the challenges faced by..

Blog 26 July 2017

Africa’s Voices Academy 2017

We invite you to join us for Africa’s Voices inaugural Academy. Our senior researchers will deliver practical and engaging training..

News 12 May 2017

Winner of Shuttlesworth Foundation Flash Grant

We’re thrilled to announce we have won a Shuttleworth Foundation Flash Grant! These grants are awarded by nomination only, from Shuttleworth..

Blog 31 January 2017

Can interactive radio support a more just tax system in Kenya?

Taxation is an important pathway to reduce poverty and inequality. Recognising this, Oxfam in Kenya is advocating for a more progressive,..

Blog 12 December 2016

Africa’s Voices Recognised for Groundbreaking Research

Africa’s Voices Foundation receives the President’s Medal at the 2016 Market Research Society Awards. The Prestigious prize recognises extraordinary achievement..

Blog 30 November 2016

How many people do Africa’s Voices’ radio programmes reach in Somalia?

For the dissertation part of my MSc in Geospatial Analysis at University College London, I completed an exciting project with..

News 11 November 2016

Winner of MRS President’s Medal 2016

Africa’s Voices has won The Market Research Society (MRS) President’s Medal, for our work with UNICEF Somalia. It is awarded annually..

Blog 8 July 2016

Video: Our solutions to the challenges of citizen-generated data

On Monday 27 June, Africa’s Voices presented how we overcome three common challenges that many organisations working with citizen-generated data..

Blog 6 May 2016

Citizen-generated data – a game changer for development?

After a week in Bogotá at the International Civil Society Week, Rainbow Wilcox (Impact Officer at Africa’s Voices) reflects on how..