Almost every conflicts have a cultural, religious, political or ethnic component. staesa's media program is grounded in the philosophy that media have a critical role to play in increasing public understanding of such conflicts and of issues that polarize our communities.
This is a program where program participants practice and have real hands-on experience in journalism and improve upon their communication, photography, writing and editing skills.
The program includes assisting in news paper publication, news writing, news editing, news broadcasting, radio talk show, interviewing, marketing and advertisement.
Both the newspapers and the radio stations we work with get involved with community social programs such as exposing crime in the communities, exposing corruption in the community, child abuse, child trafficking, and human rights. You can also join our media program in Senegal, Uganda and Tanzania.
You can combine your program with any other program(s )of your choice upon arrival and it is free. The additional program(s) is free. Join us to touch lives. After successful completion of the program, you'll be given a Certificate of Completion and letter of recommendation for further studies, job application and job promotion.
Some of the activities include
(1) Assisting in news broadcasting
(2) Radio talk show
(9) Attending events for live coverage
(10) Updating social media
(11) Reporting and many more as part of the activities on the program
Working hours: 8:00 am till 4:00 pm
Free days: Weekends
Who can join: Everyone 15 years and above
When to arrive: Anytime in the year
Any experience required: No previous experience required
Placement type: Rural and urban setting
Accommodation: Host family, Volunteer house
Can I cook myself Yes
Good toilet facility: Yes
Running water: Yes
Can I come alone: Yes
Can I come with a friend: Yes