I am a final year student of Bachelor Degree of Arts with Education, majoring in Literature in English of Kyambogo University. I am also working in Radio Wa 89.8 FM as programme Producer and Presenter. I have been in the media since May 2001. I have passion and inspiration for theatre arts, digital technology and community journalism. I am currently a founding Chairman of the performing arts and media production initiative Theatre Technology House. I am known for initiating and running popular radio drama programmes on the local FM Radios here in Lira and Lango region; including the current Rising Voices Micro Grant Funded Common Community, Valley Community on Radio Wa, Forest Village a series on environmental protection and tree planting, Unity Theatre on social and family issues, and the Empty Court on energy saving and agro forestry among others.
Latest posts by Gira Emmanuel
The Rising Voices grantee project Theatre Technology House share information how they solicit ongoing feedback from their audience for their radio soap about governance and democracy in Lira, Uganda.
What does the community think about the state of Ugandan democracy? Following field research conducted by the RV grantee project Common Community, the team will now begin to write the script for the audio podcast soap to explore those issues.
An update from one of this year's micrograntees as they start the research phase of their community-driven radio soap opera, intended to increase voting and understanding of local governance in Lira, Uganda.