Dzimwe Community Radio COE

Dzimwe Community Radio COE

Date: July 3, 2013
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Fact file
Country Malawi
Media House Dzimwe Community Radio
Baseline score
Latest score 66%
Proportion of women sources
Gender Policy Yes
Joined the COE programme February 2011
Summit Yes

Dzimwe is a community radio station that focuses on the Monkey Bay community which is located in the Mangochi district. The radio station has been operating since 1998. It addresses issues such as health, safe motherhood, violence against women and girls, sustainable natural resources management, and income generation activities related to farming and fishing. All which are paramount in sustainable development. Dzimwe Community Radio Station broadcasts from 5:55 am to 10:00 pm daily. The radio station has a broadcast radius of 150 km and reaches almost 3.2 million listeners in the District of Mangochi, and parts of Ntcheu, Dedza and Balaka Districts. The radio station is staffed by a team of 13 volunteers, led by Station Manager, Hilda Phirie who receives support from an assistant supervisor and a Board of Directors made up of community representatives. The Board of Directors reports to the Board of Trustees which is chaired by Tranditional Authority Nankumba. Read Institutional profile.

COE Report card
Stage Description Date Outputs
I Meetings and adoption of COE concept
II Situational analysis February 2011 Report
III Inception workshop
IV Policy drafting January 2011 Draft Gender Policy
V Adoption February 2011 Gender Policy
VI Opinion and commentary
VII Understanding the context
Media Management and editing
Constitutional and legal rights and governance
Climate change and sustainable development
Education and training
Productive resources, employment and economic resources
Gender Based Violence November 2012 Report
Health and HIV and AIDS November 2012 Report
Peace building
VIII Self monitoring
IX External monitoring and evaluation February 2013 Institutional profile
X Summit April 2013

Media COE presentation



Download : GBV Report
Download : HIV and AIDS and Health Report
Download : Dzimwe Radio Institutional Profile
Download : Dzimwe Community Radio Gender Policy
Download : Media COE presentation

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