Category Archives: Niger Stories

Radio Dramas for Peace in the Sahel

“Rural people don’t have access to many chances in life [and so] these programs allow us to share their problems, successes and needs.”   Writer and producer Haoua Ahmat Nene from Chad specializes in creating dramatic characters and plot lines that instigate attitudinal and behavior change. She works on Equal Access’ radio dramas that are…

16 Stories in 16 Days |Eight| How a Woman in Niger is Helping to Build Peace in Her Neighborhood

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This is a story about a Ni Ima. Ni Ima lives in a neighborhood in Niamey, the capital city of Niger. In Ni Ima’s neighbourhood, like in many neighbourhoods in Niger, there are very few social services and violence between the local youth is a common occurrence.   But this is not a story about…

Engaging Nigeriens in Peaceful Elections

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With the goal of laying a foundation for peaceful and fair elections in Niger, Equal Access is working with USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) on the “Engaging Nigeriens in Peaceful Elections” project. EA is leveraging our existing network of local radio partners to broadcast radio spots across 13 stations in Diffa, Agadez, and Niamey,…

Leveraging Media to Spread Information on Migration in Niger

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In partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Equal Access is leveraging the power of media and local radio networks to disseminate credible and quality information on migration issues in Agadez and Niamey, Niger. Building on nearly a decade of experience implementing behavior change and awareness-raising media programming in Niger, EA is producing and…

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The Leaders of Change (Niger): Our new video featuring testimonials from people engaged in our USAID-funded Peace Through Development program, which we co-implemented in Chad and Niger. As of June, 2010 an estimated 2.5 million Nigeriens regularly listen to at least one of our radio programs and have sent in thousands of SMS feedback as…

Using Radio to Affect Change in Chad and Niger

Equal Access’ work in Chad and Niger was recently highlighted by USAID PDEV II Project Leader IRD. Equal Access is a USAID PDev II Implementing Partner. Visit IRD’s website to learn more about the project and read the full article text below. Youth and governance radio dramas, produced with the input of local youth, community…