Community Broadcasting Capacity Building Training - Siraha

 

Equal Access Nepal (EAN) is conducting a Capacity Building training on Community Broadcasting in Lahan, Siraha. 28 participants from 17 operational FM radio stations of Saptari, Siraha and Udayapur are currently participating in the training. 13 of total participants are female representing diverse groups, culture, geography and languages from 3 districts. The training began on February 23rd and will continue until 27th February, 2015. 

Equal Access Nepal's Deputy Program Director, Binaya Guragain, The Story Kitchen's CEO Jaya Luintel and EAN's Yamuna Chapagain, Hari Prasad Chaudhary and Madan Dhamala are facilitating the training. This training aims to impart essential skills and knowledge on radio program production to the emerging community broadcasters. The 5-day residential training will also cover practical session where the participating producers will learn to produce a radio magazine. The American Embassy in Nepal has provided funding for this project. Equal Access Nepal conducted similar training for 23 broadcasters in Kapilbastu from Jan 13-16, 2015. 

 

Community Broadcasting Capacity Building Training - Kapilbastu

Equal Access Nepal (EAN) is conducting a Capacity Building training on Community Broadcasting in Kapilbastu of mid-west from Jan 13 to 16, 2014. A total of 23 participants from 8 operational FM radio stations of Kapilbastu are participating in the training.  Seven out of 23 participants are women. Participants are ranging from 19 to 30 years of age. EAN had plan to train to 24 potential radio producers but a sudden strike caused that number to drop at 23.

Experienced resource persons that includes Upendra Aryal, Jaya Luintel, Binaya Guragain and Kala Dahal are facilitating the training by aiming at imparting more skills and knowledge to these emerging broadcasters from the Community. 

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MeroReport Awarded

 

MeroReport won 'Social Media Empowerment Award 2014' on 'Citizen Journalism' category, presented by Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), based in New Delhi, India. Award was presented in a grand event in November 20, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Citizen journalism platforms from Eight countries have participated to the competition.

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