Eritrea 2021

Radio Erena

Enhancing Access to Independent Information

$99,555

To provide access to independent news and democratic conversations in Eritrea and among the diaspora. The organization will produce Tigrinya-, Arabic-, and English-language news reports and analysis about developments in Eritrea and the Horn of Africa region and publish them on its radio, YouTube and social media platforms. The organization will collaborate with Eritrean civil society organizations in the diaspora to discuss human rights and democratic issues in Eritrea. Started by Eritrean activists in the diaspora more than 10 years ago, the organization is the only independent and nonpolitical media organization to provide independent information to Eritreans and to support the professional development of independent Eritrean media and journalists.