Another successful Tom Hanks Day celebration in Chicago
What is Tom Hanks Day? Read about Tom Hanks Day 2023, which was yet again a raging success with Tom’s hit 1988 movie, BIG, as the theme.
The 9 biggest, positive changes I’ve seen in development in Africa in 25 years
“I never could have imagined that my four daughters would all be in school,” said Nonkuta, a 32-year-old Maasai mother of six.
1 of 84 million: Sifa’s life of despair and displacement, resilience, courage and hope
I met an extraordinary woman in the maily Congolese Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement in Western Uganda whose story has stayed with me ever since.
The boy who adopted me
Like so many children in Rwanda at that time, this sweet adolescent boy was the head-of-his-household and responsible for raising his siblings on his own.
Tom Hanks Day 2021 Highlights
The 18th annual Tom Hanks Day might have been a virtual event, but it sure was fun!
Tom Hanks Day Eslia – For Girls Campaign
Having daily access to school lessons can make the difference between a girl passing, failing or being kept back a grade. It’s the difference between a future with options and choices and a future with few.
Introducing LESA Communications
Communicating the work of social entrepreneurs, NGOs and others requires a particular understanding of the space in which we live, work and dream of a better future.It is our unique understanding of the sector – built on a foundation of more than 20 years of...
Why “Radio is You” for Women Farmers in Zambia
Radio is an ideal instrument to use for disseminating information to farmers in Zambia. Zambian farmers trust Information from the radio more than other means of information delivery.
25,000 Radio-Lights Excite School Children in Sierra Leone
We are thrilled to see our 25,000 Fenix radio-lights being distributed to school children in Sierra Leone. As children remain in lockdown, the radios enable students to listen to school lessons which are aligned with the national curriculum.
Tuning into Radio-Based Education Beyond COVID-19
With COVID-19 disrupting education for billions of students across the globe, radio education has renewed importance as an effective, reliable and highly personal medium for fuelling learning.