In partnership with UNICEF and other public health organizations, the Children’s Radio Foundation is focusing on re-directing our youth radio networks to safely respond to the needs of listeners in individual communities by providing critical and up-to-date information on COVID-19. As much as possible, we will provide resources that are specifically relevant to young people and to the different local realities we work across the African continent.
To ensure the safety of our 750 Youth Reporters during the COVID-19 crisis, all in-person reporting, and broadcasting activities have been suspended and replaced by remote reporting and broadcasting. We have developed curriculum material and trained our Youth Reporters to equip them to adjust and still have their voices heard in this new reality. The resources are also being shared beyond our Network to radio stations across the continent currently grappling with the same challenges.
Media Hack want to help spread reliable data about COVID-19. They’ve made a small widget that anyone can embed on their own website. The widget is a small iframe that you can add to your website and it lists the most recent data available on COVID-19.
Click on the widget to access the full dashboard of statistics or click here to access the code.