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Stories about REPACTED

27 April 2011

Blogging Positively: Maurine and Her Activism with Repacted

Longtime Rising Voices grantee Repacted from Nakuru, Kenya continues its work in surrounding communities using magnet theater as a way to engage the community, and youth especially, through dramatic interpretations...

31 December 2010

Rising Voices: 2010 In Review

2010 was an eventful year for Rising Voices and its community. The community bade farewell to the outgoing Director of Outreach, David Sasaki and welcomed the new Director Eduardo Ávila....

1 December 2010

Citizen Media on World AIDS Day 2010

Citizen media continues to play a role in reducing stigma and bringing personal stories of those affected by HIV/AIDS to a wider audience. To commemorate World AIDS Day 2010, Rising...

30 November 2010

Repacted: Mr. and Miss Red Ribbon 2010 Walked In Style

Mr. and Miss Red Ribbon is a charity event organized annually by Nakuru Youth groups including the Rising Voices grantee Repacted from Nakuru, Kenya. As a major build up activity...

31 July 2010

REPACTED: Civic Engagement Outreach To Educate About Constitutional Reforms

On August 4, 2010, a referendum to endorse the proposed constitutional reform in Kenya is scheduled to take place. REPACTED, the Rising Voices Grantee in Kenya felt that they should...

12 March 2010

REPACTED: Mr. And Mrs. Red Ribbon Pageant And Prison Outreach

Last November the Mr. and Miss red ribbon pageant was held in Nakuru, Kenya in an effort to eradicate stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. REPACTED is working...

29 December 2009

Hip-Hop as Cosmpolitan Citizen Media

Seeking greater social inclusion through new communication technologies is a strategy with a long and accomplished history that has persisted through waves of new inventions including the telegraph, radio, television,...

14 September 2009

Repacted: Training Community Members

Dennis Kimambo, the co-founder of the Rising Voices grantee Repacted was featured recently in the BBC pods and blogs podcast. In this interview Dennis talked about training local communities to...

25 August 2009

Blogging Positively Guide Encourages Open Conversations About HIV/AIDS

We are pleased to announce the release of "Blogging Positively," a collection of case studies, interviews, and best practices about citizen media related to HIV/AIDS. You will be introduced to...

5 April 2009

REPACTED: Budding Bloggers In Training

Faith Muriuki got her first brush with blogging thanks to a recent training session hosted by REPACTED. Here she shares her insights on the session, its challenges and successes.

25 January 2009

REPACTED: Use Contraceptives, Stop The Stigma

In 2008 REPACTED carried out magnet theatre and other outreach efforts including the use of digital media-photography, video shooting, blogging and encouraged HIV positive persons from the community to blog...

30 November 2008

REPACTED: Helping Kenya Stay Alive

This video produced by MTV's Staying Alive Foundation shows the inspiring work done by Kenya-based Rising Voices grantee REPACTED. See more videos of the REPACTED project and read the most...

20 November 2008

REPACTED: Working Towards A World Free From HIV/AIDS

Eduardo Ávila of the Voces Bolivanas project recently visited the REPACTED project in Kenya. Read his accounts of the works and the challenges of this project. Also posted in this...