Transforming Extremism in the Sahel
Is it possible for a community to peacefully challenge Boko Haram's decade-long destabilization? Voices for Peace’s (V4P) strategy to address the root causes of vulnerabilities to violent extremism through issue-based programming is working.
Global Impact & Reach
Audience Broadcast Reach
Individuals directly impacted by community engagement programs and trainings
Regular viewers and listeners
*2017 annual report figures
The Interactive Loop: Community-Driven Solutions
Our stakeholder-driven methodology catalyzes systemic norms change by combining direct community engagement and participatory media and technology. Our projects are designed around the experiences, opinions, and solutions of the communities we partner with. Every program has multiple touch-points that integrate community solutions and feedback. We call this a generative feedback loop.
Direct Community Engagement
Participatory Media & Technology
Research & Resources
Social norms increasingly are the focus of intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention strategies. This study assesses the effect of a new measure of social norms, the Partner Violence Norms Scale, on women's risk of IPV, in Nepal.
Nepal, Championing Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment, UK Department for International Development (DFID); Emory University; South African Medical Research Council (MRC)
Social norms and women’s risk of intimate partner violence in Nepal
Is it possible for radio programs to diverge youth from engaging with violent extremism? According to this research, the White Dove radio programs have proven to provide relevant information that has curbed youth involvement in violent groups.
Nigeria, US State Department
The Way Forward: Assessing the impact of the “White Dove” CVE radio project in Northern Nigeria
This report explores a new model for reorienting violent radicalization and the similarities between empowerment and radicalization.
Nigeria, Sahel, Building Peace & Transforming Extremism, Participatory Media & Technology, Research & Learning
Two sides of the same coin? An examination of cognitive and phychosocial pathways leading to empowerment and radicalization
Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Staying to Build Afghanistan
Hundreds of men are transfixed by the theatrical performance of local farmer Kaka Shakoor, his easy-going son Toorialay and his ambitious eldest Zekrullah - who’s left home in an attempt to reach Europe for a better life...
Together we can foster peaceful, inclusive, connected communities and amplify new voices
For Government & Multilateral Partners
Since our inception, we have worked with government and multilateral partners enabling them to achieve their development goals. We have 18 years of experience with compliance and reporting structures of the UN, USG, and other donor countries.
Corporate & Foundation Partners
Corporations and foundations committed to peacebuilding, gender equality, civic leadership, and community engagement partner with EAI to launch impactful, innovative programs in some of the hardest to reach communities in the world.
Peers, Small Businesses and Academics
EAI partners with peers, small businesses, and academic institutions around the world to facilitate high-impact community-centered programs addressing critical and urgent issues. If you're interested in working with us, please reach out.