The program began in 2007 up to 2011 after the post-election violence with the theme “SAY NO TO POLITICALLY MOTIVATED VIOLENCE” under African Human Rights Education Program (AHREP). It was funded by DFID through Amnesty International Kenya and the implementation partners being CREAW, LRF, and Amnesty International Kenya.
The radio project included a weekly talk show and a radio theatre program that educates the community in Kibera on the effects of being instruments of politically motivated violence, the radio has moved onwards and is now used to empower the community on the importance of citizenship documentation. The show is being aired on Pamoja FM 99.9 a community radio station based in Kibera every Saturday from 5 pm to 7 pm.
To educate the community in Kibera on the effects of negative ethnicity and being used to perpetrate politically motivated violence.
- Empower the community on the importance of citizenship documentation
- Educate the community on the need for peaceful co-existence despite their ethnic diversity
- Promote healing of victims of post-election violence and re-integrating them back to the community.
- Educate the community on the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and other laws in the country.
- Carry out citizenship empowerment program
- Carrying out weekly radio talk shows on the peaceful co-existence
- Carrying out shows on the bill of right in the constitution of Kenya 2010
- Educate the community on the laws
- Promote community policing
- Inviting specialists as talk show hosts in the weekly radio shows.
- Inviting individuals to the weekly talk show to talk about their experiences and success stories.
- Use of radio theatre on specific topics in the theme.
- Invite locals from the community to talk about challenges they face on a day to day activities