Second phase (2015-2018)
Radio Fadhila 95.0 FM broadcast from Masasi, Tanzania. It was the first community radio of the region and was launch in 2013. The station emerged from the needs of the community to communicate with each other and to solve the problems they were facing through dialogue. With an estimated audience of 450 000, it primarily covers the district of Masasi but also reach many others. The radio station’s staff is composed of 2 women and 3 men.
The mission of radio Fadhila is to act as a platform allowing dialogue for the community. In October 2015, during the presidential elections, Radio Fadhila – in collaboration with UNESCO – engaged with the community though education programs to inform the population about democratic procedure and its importance.
UNESCO conducted a research together with local partners and radio stations to identify main issues of local public concern in Radio Fadhila's coverage area:
1. Lack of health facilities
2. Poor infrastructure and quality of medical services
3. Diseases such as malaria and HIV
1. Lack technical skills in agriculture
2. Improved modern farming
3. Lack of education
1. Corruption and rule of law
2. Cooperation with local leaders
3. Civic, legal and socio-economic education