22 year-old Rashid Malekela knows broadcasting a radio show is not easy. Once a youth reporter himself, he now works as the lead producer of the youth show at Mwanza’s Metro FM in Tanzania.
Among the pressing issues in her community, Zambian youth reporter, Towela wanted her radio broadcasts to address the high rates of teenage pregnancy across Zambia.
On this Earth Day and every day, we celebrate brave young people like Tony who ask difficult questions, seek out solutions, and more than anything, understand the critical role they play in solving some of the world’s biggest problems.
Monde meets the Vibrant Youth Reporters once a week to help them produce and broadcast radio shows on issues that impact their lives and community.
Tanzanian young reporters are producing and broadcasting radio shows that illustrate how farming can lead to individual prosperity and country-wide economic growth.