h2n and partners launch USAID Coragem in support of community radios

In Nampula this morning, representatives of USAID, h2n, project partners and the provincial government launched the CORAGEM project, a $6 million initiative funded by USAID that is designed to support community radios in the four northern provinces by strengthening radio journalism, sustainability and engagement. “We aim to help radio stations operate a high technical level,… Continue a ler h2n and partners launch USAID Coragem in support of community radios

Association h2n marks 3-year anniversary today

Association h2n (h2n) is a Mozambican NGO that was registered three years ago today, as a successor organization to the USAID-funded Media Strengthening Program (MSP) implemented between 2012 and 2019. MSP staff members also established two other organizations, Midia Lab (journalism training and media development) and TV Surdo (inclusive media and advocacy for persons with… Continue a ler Association h2n marks 3-year anniversary today

“Voz da Comunidade” helps people with Covid-19 symptoms overcome fear of going to health

A recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Maputo City and Maputo province, following the September 5-7 long weekend, has led to renewed concern about potentially out-of-control community spread of the coronavirus. “We are continuing our Covid-19 information campaign as before, but we do think that people have started to let their guard down to some… Continue a ler “Voz da Comunidade” helps people with Covid-19 symptoms overcome fear of going to health

Using low-cost solar-powered radios to reach groups of rural women

In rural Mozambique, most radio sets are owned by men, which means that women often listen to the radio with the explicit or implicit permission of their husbands. “Often, programs about women have to be channeled through male listeners,” explains Joao Bosse, h2n national coordinator for radio. “So, even in programs that are about women’s… Continue a ler Using low-cost solar-powered radios to reach groups of rural women

Coordinator at RC Guro highlights the importance of podcasts in providing information

Due to geography and other factors, Guro district in Manica province has long suffered from the intermittent or complete lack of radio and television signals, an information problem that is exacerbated by the low level of alphabetization in the district, where only a relatively small part of the population can read and write. In the… Continue a ler Coordinator at RC Guro highlights the importance of podcasts in providing information

“Voices of the Community” radio programs address citizen concerns about land rights in Cabo Delgado

Working with community radios in Cabo Delgado, h2n has helped stations develop the “Vozes da Comunidade” (Voices of the Community) radio program to encourage civic participation, accountability and transparency in local governance. In a recent program, h2n radio coordinator Joao Bosse and other h2n team members from Cabo Delgado and Nampula joined reporter Machaca Assumo… Continue a ler “Voices of the Community” radio programs address citizen concerns about land rights in Cabo Delgado

Community Radio leadership conferences see radios as drivers of social and behavior change

Over the last two weeks, h2n has held annual leadership conferences for community radio station coordinators and other personnel in the north, central and southern regions. When these conferences first started several years ago, they took place in Nampula and only covered the northern provinces, but this year three separate conferences were held in Maputo,… Continue a ler Community Radio leadership conferences see radios as drivers of social and behavior change