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Reaching the next generation through radio

Feb 12, 2015

On Feb. 13, FRI’s executive director Kevin Perkins is speaking at the World Radio Day symposium in the United Kingdom, hosted by the University of…

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Audio postcard: The Diktator and Nkhawa Njee ‘Yonse Bo’

Oct 10, 2014

Dick Shumba, aka The Diktator, is a Malawian rapper with two albums under his belt. He is also a well-known DJ for Radio 2 FM…

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Audio postcard: How to write a successful radio drama

Sep 19, 2014

Tony Mushoborozi, 34, is a script writer from Kigezi, Uganda. He is currently working on a mental health radio drama to be aired on radio…

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International Youth Day event sheds light and hope on the state of youth mental health in Malawi

Aug 25, 2014

Pilirani, a member of Cayo Youth Club, listens as Thembi Thadzi from Farm Radio Trust talks about mental health issues facing youth in Malawi. August…

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The fall edition of Network News is here!

Sep 26, 2013

The fall edition of Network News is here! In this issue, you can meet the FarmQuest candidates competing to be named “Mali’s best new farmer”…

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Audio postcard: Malawian broadcasters explore mental health through storytelling

Jul 29, 2013

Hello, I’m Sara Frizzell, an intern with Farm Radio in Malawi. Last week I went down to Blantyre, the country’s commercial capital. I was meeting…

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Audio Postcard: There is no word for depression in Chichewa

Jul 4, 2013

In this photo, you see a student who was involved in a mental health literacy course for young leaders in the town of Salima, Malawi. …

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Audio Postcard: Focus group on Mental Health in Malawi

Jun 27, 2013

In this photo you see Thembi Thadzi leading a focus group with girls in Lilongwe. Thembi, a colleague of mine on the Integrated Mental Health in…

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