On January 7-8 GROOTS Kenya in Collaboration with Development Media Africa and Mobile Journalism Africa trained 30 Grassroots Women Leaders on how to us the media to advocate for their rights at Ngong Hills Hotel, Nairobi Kenya. The training was supported by the Global Fund for Women via the Rural Women-Tech Academy project, an initiative that supports women and girls to advocate for their rights and fight against abuses and all forms of discrimination against women.
The objective of the event was to empower grassroots women with tools to do effective advocacy online and offline .At the end of this training , at least 20 of the women had created videos during the workshop and some had moved on to create at least two videos promoting their work on sustainable energy and agriculture . More to the training the women learnt on how to do interviews on the media and interact with journalists, on how to create content for digital media and how to use digital media to promote advocacy and for personal work. Click on the this link to read the fully copy of January Bulletin