Mama FM

Starting in 2001, the Uganda Media Women’s Association decided to address the lack of women’s issues and voices on the air by creating their own radio station. 60% of positions at the station are filled by women and girls. Discussion of what the station does for the community and station participants, and how they do it.

Host(s): Ndagire Laila
Featured Speakers/Guests: Margaret Sentamu Masagazi, Executive Director of UMWA; Catherine Apalat, Programs Manager; Josephine Babirye, woman leader Rubaga North; Diana Nayebare, radio guest and local businesswoman; Olivia Nakasujja, Assistant News Editor and Justine Nakamya the radio engineer Mama Fm; Betty Miiro, Sports Journalist; Hilda Namara, News Anchor; Robinah Nanfuka, Presenter Children’s Program; Stella Naluwuge, young student with a disability; Joan Nankya the fundraising officer of Mama Fm.

Credits: Produced by Laila Ndagire for WINGS. Translation, Recheal Akello. Series producer, Frieda Werden.

http://wings.org/ftp/2017%20series/WINGS27-17MAMA-FM-28_47-192kbps.mp3