NGO / Operateur Ressource / Resource   


NGO / Operateur

Kenya Community Media Network KCOMNET KENYA

Contact :
Adresse / Address : C/O ECONEWS AFRICA, Mbaruk Road Off Mucai Drive
P.O. Box 10332       Nairobi
Tel. : 254-20-2721099/79
Fax. : 254-20-2725171
EMail : 
Created : 1996 Statut : Privé

Mission Statement : KCOMNET has a membership of 30 community based communication groups that communicate by using variety of media like street theatre, songs and poetry, live music bands, puppets, radio listening groups, community newspapers and newsletters, community video, resources/tele-centres and radio broadcasting. The network’s mission is to improve people's ability to participate in their own development through communication. KCOMNET advocates for creation and sustainability of community based media that is owned, controlled and produced by, for and about the community. KCOMNET, was established in November 1995 during a sub-regional community media workshop for Eastern and Southern Africa in Nairobi. Its objectives and aims include to: * create awareness and appreciation among decision and policy makers of the positive contribution by community media in the national development agenda. * create an enabling regulatory environment for community media in Kenya. * acquire basic skills and knowledge for community media practice. * acquire technological resources necessary for the application of community media and knowledge and skills. * develop into an accessible and useful resource centre on community media theory and practice.

Affiliation : AMARC

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Commentaire / Comment.
Kenya Community Media Network (KCOMNET) is a national network of individuals, media organisations, media professionals and non governmental organisations (NGOs) that promotes community media and development communication in Kenya.

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