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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...

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...

AVF’s interactive radio shows to gather citizens’ insights on antimicrobial resistance in Bungoma, Kilifi and Kiambu Counties

Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) with funding from Wellcome Trust, will be implementing a project in the counties of Kilifi, Bungoma and Kiambu, from February – April 2021, that aims at understanding the general public’s knowledge, attitudes and practices on antimicrobial resistance.  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

Africa’s Voices welcomes Mr. Fredrick Owuor Odinga as the Programme Manager, Governance & Accountability

Fredrick has over 10 years, wealth of experience in community development work. Before joining AVF, Fredrick was working for Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) as a Social Accountability Manager. Fredrick brings with him practical understanding in governance and accountability, project management, monitoring and evaluation and social inclusion particularly disability mainstreaming. He has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies...

Africa’s Voices welcomes Mr. Patrick Wamukulu as the Business Development & External Relations Manager

Africa’s Voices is pleased to welcome Patrick Wamukulu who joins our team with over 12 years’ progressive experience in international development in various capacities with different INGOs. His experience  spans around new business development, donor facilitation and engagement, donor research and donor landscape intelligence, networking, and partnership building, program development and management and program quality...
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