The Vibrant Youth reporters have spent the last two years using radio to raise awareness about gun violence, to advocate for a safer community, to build partnerships, and to start conversations about healing and togetherness in the township of KwaMashu.
Young reporters at Alex FM in the township of Alexandra, South Africa are working to build safer communities by speaking out against gun violence.
I WAS UNHAPPY. I felt the problem was surely mine. I lost myself. Time and time again. I cried myself to sleep. I couldn’t share with my family and friends. Here I lie a broken mind, soul and heart. So enclosed against the wall. So many thoughts. I had to escape them all.
The Breaking New Ground youth reporters use their radio shows to get their community talking about HIV, and to encourage young people to accept their HIV status and take ownership of their health.