Isatou k Jallow #MMN local coordinator – Upper River Region, hosted a radio talk show in Basse at Taxi FM on the 18th of September, 2021 from 6pm to 7pm. The key topics were ‘What is Migration?’ and how to migrate (Thinkb4Upack). The guests were Mr Lama Jallow who is a back-way returnee and Mr Bubacarr Sidibeh the regional youth committees’ chairman of the Gambian Youth Council – URR. Mr Bubacarr Sidibeh also participated during the TOT’s training. The following languages: English, Fula and Mandinka were used during the radio show to be able to get most information to the public looking at the diversity in the region.
The show was participatory as people called raising concerns regarding the returnees, methods of traveling and fake information by people who are already outside the country trying to captivate the minds of young people.
The show was concluded with a recap and availing the opportunities available with the region through the youth sector for potential migrants and returnees.
The radio show was conducted in Fula and Mandinka some of the local languages of The Gambia in order to reach a wide public.
The #MMN project is a r0g_agency initiative funded by the German Federal Foreign Ministry, the Auswärtiges Amt.