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New voices for a new world. 20112012 ANNUAL REPORT

Dear Friends, When you give a child a voice, you hear a brighter future. A simple idea powers the Childrens Radio Foundation give young people tools and skills to express their ideas and share their stories, and you will give them a springboard to a world of wider opportunities. Today, we face immense global challenges, including changing climate, poor education infrastructure, health concerns, and rapid population growth. But where adults see problems, children see possibilities. Radio, the mos

Dear Friends, When you give a child a voice, you hear a brighter future. A simple idea powers the Childrens Radio Foundation give young people tools and skills to express their ideas and share their stories, and you will give them a springboard to a world of wider opportunities. Today, we face immense global challenges, including changing climate, poor education infrastructure, health concerns, and rapid population growth. But where adults see problems, children see possibilities. Radio, the mos

What we do TRAIN young people to report on pressing issues in their communities, to listen to the perspectives of others, and to serve as wellinformed peer educators of the airwaves. The Childrens Radio Foundation inspires, uplifts, and improves the lives of young people by giving them the skills and tools to make their voices heard. Using radio and other lowcost communication technologies, we build local capacity to create and sustain communitybased youth radio and youth media initiatives. CRF

What we do TRAIN young people to report on pressing issues in their communities, to listen to the perspectives of others, and to serve as wellinformed peer educators of the airwaves. The Childrens Radio Foundation inspires, uplifts, and improves the lives of young people by giving them the skills and tools to make their voices heard. Using radio and other lowcost communication technologies, we build local capacity to create and sustain communitybased youth radio and youth media initiatives. CRF

Founded in 2006, CRF has worked with community partners to bring out the voices of young people. 2005 2006 CONCEPT to use radio programs as means of reaching children and fostering community November 2009 2008 PILOT PROJECT at Red Cross Childrens Hospital in Cape Town COPENHAGEN COP 15 Youth Climate Conference where CRF trained 150 youth journalists from 44 countries October 2010 April 2010 UNICEF ZAMBIA Climate Change Conference where CRF trained 150 youth ambassadors from every province in

Founded in 2006, CRF has worked with community partners to bring out the voices of young people. 2005 2006 CONCEPT to use radio programs as means of reaching children and fostering community November 2009 2008 PILOT PROJECT at Red Cross Childrens Hospital in Cape Town COPENHAGEN COP 15 Youth Climate Conference where CRF trained 150 youth journalists from 44 countries October 2010 April 2010 UNICEF ZAMBIA Climate Change Conference where CRF trained 150 youth ambassadors from every province in

Kenya In Youth Voices of Climate Change, CRF worked with youth in Nairobi to voice their concerns about environmental issues facing their communities. Rwanda CRF partnered with UNICEF in World Cup in My Village to provide youth media training and access to view soccer matches as part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. trained youth journalists aged 618 across South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda 550 languages spoken by our training team 15 12 In September 2011, we will officially lau

Kenya In Youth Voices of Climate Change, CRF worked with youth in Nairobi to voice their concerns about environmental issues facing their communities. Rwanda CRF partnered with UNICEF in World Cup in My Village to provide youth media training and access to view soccer matches as part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. trained youth journalists aged 618 across South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda 550 languages spoken by our training team 15 12 In September 2011, we will officially lau

1. Enlist community leaders. 2. Build trust. OUR UNIQUE APPROACH TO TRAINING When setting up a youth radio project, CRFcertified facilitators first train adult members of the local community. We teach fundamental journalism skills, how to instruct and recruit youth participants, and how to create and grow a sustainable project. These facilitators then possess the skills to run their youth radio initiative, create new programming, and train more youth reporters. To begin a weeklong youth traini

1. Enlist community leaders. 2. Build trust. OUR UNIQUE APPROACH TO TRAINING When setting up a youth radio project, CRFcertified facilitators first train adult members of the local community. We teach fundamental journalism skills, how to instruct and recruit youth participants, and how to create and grow a sustainable project. These facilitators then possess the skills to run their youth radio initiative, create new programming, and train more youth reporters. To begin a weeklong youth traini

CrF ProGraM Youth Radio Network The Childrens Radio Foundations programs give young people the tools and skills to produce weekly radio shows for their local communities, providing them with the opportunity to speak out about things that matter to them and their peers. During 2010, we developed a training curriculum to work with local partners to establish youth radio projects that operate on the community level. In January 2011, we launched our first Youth Radio Network in Tanzania. Working wi

CrF ProGraM Youth Radio Network The Childrens Radio Foundations programs give young people the tools and skills to produce weekly radio shows for their local communities, providing them with the opportunity to speak out about things that matter to them and their peers. During 2010, we developed a training curriculum to work with local partners to establish youth radio projects that operate on the community level. In January 2011, we launched our first Youth Radio Network in Tanzania. Working wi

CrF ProGraM Using Radio to Teach Radio is an important educational tool, especially for children in regions that do not have access to internet or other forms of media. Radio allows these children and their families to gain exposure to a wide world of ideas and information that would otherwise not be available to them. CRF has initiated innovative programs in several African countries that use radio to help educate children on critical issues, including HIVAIDS, climate change, childrens rights

CrF ProGraM Using Radio to Teach Radio is an important educational tool, especially for children in regions that do not have access to internet or other forms of media. Radio allows these children and their families to gain exposure to a wide world of ideas and information that would otherwise not be available to them. CRF has initiated innovative programs in several African countries that use radio to help educate children on critical issues, including HIVAIDS, climate change, childrens rights

CrF ProGraM Using Radio to Teach Floating Schools Bringing out the voices of young people can translate into tangible ideas to strengthen a community. Tambudzai Mutale and Kezman SaboiSaboi are 17yearold UNICEF climate ambassadors who have been working with the Childrens Radio Foundation since April 2010. They are environmental activists at the community level who have started local recycling initiatives, led youth advocacy campaigns, created youth radio programs, and done whatever they could t

CrF ProGraM Using Radio to Teach Floating Schools Bringing out the voices of young people can translate into tangible ideas to strengthen a community. Tambudzai Mutale and Kezman SaboiSaboi are 17yearold UNICEF climate ambassadors who have been working with the Childrens Radio Foundation since April 2010. They are environmental activists at the community level who have started local recycling initiatives, led youth advocacy campaigns, created youth radio programs, and done whatever they could t

CrF ProGraM Connecting Classrooms CRF uses radio and other technologies to connect students and foster crosscultural dialogues about pressing social issues. Pairing classrooms in different countries, our Connecting Classrooms audio pen pal program encourages young people to see the world from a different perspective, promotes a spirit of dialogue and debate, and teaches vital communications skills. No matter where in the world they call home, young people often face similar challenges. Yet they

CrF ProGraM Connecting Classrooms CRF uses radio and other technologies to connect students and foster crosscultural dialogues about pressing social issues. Pairing classrooms in different countries, our Connecting Classrooms audio pen pal program encourages young people to see the world from a different perspective, promotes a spirit of dialogue and debate, and teaches vital communications skills. No matter where in the world they call home, young people often face similar challenges. Yet they

CrF ProGraM Radio Workshop Weekly Show The Radio Workshop, CRFs weekly broadcast, is our flagship youthdriven radio initiative. The show features youth voices discussing topics important to them and their communities. The show offers young listeners a mix of current affairs, entertainment, and information, and showcases the stories of young people. The Radio Workshop airs nationwide in South Africa, reaching more than 300,000 listeners every week. It also is available on our website and as a po

CrF ProGraM Radio Workshop Weekly Show The Radio Workshop, CRFs weekly broadcast, is our flagship youthdriven radio initiative. The show features youth voices discussing topics important to them and their communities. The show offers young listeners a mix of current affairs, entertainment, and information, and showcases the stories of young people. The Radio Workshop airs nationwide in South Africa, reaching more than 300,000 listeners every week. It also is available on our website and as a po

EXECUTIVE BOARD CRF USA CRF 2010 Financials CURRENT ASSETS PUBLIC SUPPORT REVENUE Elizabeth Gordon Sachs Brooke Beardslee Charles C. Bergman Edmund J. Burns Justine Fasciano B. Thomas Henry John A Herrmann, Jr. Castleigh Winston Johnson Suzanne Karotkin Andrew Klein Dr. Monica MenellKinberg Pamela Michaelcheck Lisa W. Schermerhorn Casey Schlaybaugh Ken Stern PUBLIC SUPPORT REVENUE Cash and cash equivalents Prepaid expenses and other assets Total current assets Property and equipment, net 2

EXECUTIVE BOARD CRF USA CRF 2010 Financials CURRENT ASSETS PUBLIC SUPPORT REVENUE Elizabeth Gordon Sachs Brooke Beardslee Charles C. Bergman Edmund J. Burns Justine Fasciano B. Thomas Henry John A Herrmann, Jr. Castleigh Winston Johnson Suzanne Karotkin Andrew Klein Dr. Monica MenellKinberg Pamela Michaelcheck Lisa W. Schermerhorn Casey Schlaybaugh Ken Stern PUBLIC SUPPORT REVENUE Cash and cash equivalents Prepaid expenses and other assets Total current assets Property and equipment, net 2

Thank you to our many supporters, without whom we would not succeed. Gifts of 100,000 or more Anne and John A Herrmann Pamela and William Michaelcheck Charles and Jane Klein Family Fund Lucy Lamphere Edward and Elizabeth Mortimer Benjamin and Donna Rosen John Steinhardt Bonnie Strauss Gould Castleigh Johnson David Johnson Debbie Johnson Clint and Mary Kendrick Douglas B Leeds Family Sarah Levine Christine Lizee and family Rev Canon Anne Mallonnee Marion MarkhamAbood Eleanor and Michael Marsh Cla

Thank you to our many supporters, without whom we would not succeed. Gifts of 100,000 or more Anne and John A Herrmann Pamela and William Michaelcheck Charles and Jane Klein Family Fund Lucy Lamphere Edward and Elizabeth Mortimer Benjamin and Donna Rosen John Steinhardt Bonnie Strauss Gould Castleigh Johnson David Johnson Debbie Johnson Clint and Mary Kendrick Douglas B Leeds Family Sarah Levine Christine Lizee and family Rev Canon Anne Mallonnee Marion MarkhamAbood Eleanor and Michael Marsh Cla

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