One educational episode
Equal Access' 30-minute radio programs, broadcasted via satellite and FM/AM radio, contribute to empowerment of communities in the developing countries by providing critical information on people's rights, education, health, livelihood and social services. Listeners learn critically needed information and new perspectives through engaging radio series, often with a drama component. Soap opera-like series encourage continued listenership and allow listeners to identify with real-life situations. Local...
Support A Village
One year of outreach
One year of outreach to a village supports a trained facilitator and promotes active community participation around Equal Access action programs. The outreach network is composed of non-governmental and community-based organizations that have established a presence in rural communities and are familiar with local needs. The listening and discussion groups help identify development challenges in each community and seek solutions together. With community participants in...
Expand Radio Access
One satellite receiver
Satellite radios provide crystal clear reception across a large geographical expanse, reaching people both in urban and rural areas, and even the most remote locations, via Equal Access’ satellite network that offers engaging programs. These radios are also capable of recording broadcast programs onto audio cassettes, allowing listeners to replay these programs at convenient times and locations. As the receivers are digital, they can be...
Empower A Community
30-minute radio show
Equal Access' 30-minute radio programs, broadcast via satellite and FM/AM radio, contribute to empowerment of communities in the developing countries by providing critical information on people's rights, education, health, livelihood and social services available in an engaging format. Since these programs are produced by local staff, they are culturally informed and speak to the realities of listeners.
Train Rural Leaders
One day of training
Equal Access trainings build the capacity of rural community leaders to create a local discussion group around the radio shows, encouraging listeners to share how their lives relate to the drama and how the ideas they hear could be applied to their lives. Sending someone to a one day training helps them empower their entire community to improve their lives.