Four Kenyan organisations win business journalism grant
SEE ALSO :SA's Shoprite to appeal Sh142.5m fine“Using traditional, digital and mobile technology, these grant recipients are working to inform and empower poor and marginalized communities about business and economic issues that impact their lives," Erana Stennett, Director, Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, said. Hivos East Africa will manage the Community Media Fund and provide technical assistance to the media organizations throughout the grant process. In addition, the Community Media Fund will enhance the financial literacy of citizens, improve access to relevant data, and build the capacity of community media to strengthen accountability and governance through improved analysis and reporting. AMWIK is a national association for female journalists while KCOMNET specializes in the development of community media. Mtaani Community runs two radio community radio stations and Media Mechanics publishes two monthly community newspapers.