Xchange Perspectives is to carry out the implementation of the Comm-Unity-Project in Hanover Park, Cape Town, a township whose members suffer from a range of psychosocial and economic problems. Hanover Park is one of the communities most plagued with direct, cultural and structural violence. The project aims to inspire young people to respect themselves as well as others and to explore alternative paths of and for peace.
Xchange Perspectives has taken the initiative to document one of the most successful community festivals in Burkina Faso. The music festival 'Dilembu Au Gulmu' (FESDIG) takes place annually in Tiantiaka, approx. 200 km east of the capital Ouagadougou. Although the festival aims at promoting traditional culture and creates sustainable income opportunities for the local people, it has however not received much national nor international attention.
out the 'ViewChange Online Film Contest'. A short version of our 'Radio
Magwi FM92.5' film has entered the competition in the category
'Overcoming Conflict'. Online voting begins September 4th, 2010, and
ends September 15th at 11:59 p.m. PT. Please vote online (click the graphic to the left) for our film if
you like it and share it with your friends and family. Thank you for
your support! In UNITY, your XCP team.
A photo from our latest project, Radio Magwi, has entered a photo competition and it has made it to the finals! Vote for Radio Magwi and ‘DEMOCRACY IS... WHEN ALL VOICES ARE EQUALLY HEARD AND CONSIDERED.’ here.
This movie gives a brief overview on the Rural Youth's Voices
Project, a Community Based Youth Radio Station and Music Production
Studio in Magwi, South Sudan.
This last production about the project pictures the different
phases of the training in Media For Peace, Radio Journalism and Music
Production that Xchange Perspectives carried out in Magwi, South Sudan
in January and February 2010 in cooperation with the German Development
To get a holistic and clear picture of the
significance and role Radio Magwi FM 92.5 plays, this report will
highlight different facets of the project from the general situation in
Magwi County prior to the inception of the project, the various
achievements and results, the resources invested, the different
challenges faced all through the project and to finally future
recommendations for the good continuation of Radio Magwi. >>> Download
Particular appreciation and gratitude goes to DED for their commitment
to the project, their high levels of cooperation, and especially to Ms.
Beate Mueller Grunewald for her constant look out on the project’s good
The Media for Peace Training, conducted from the 14th to the 22nd of September 2009, was an advanced workshop for a group of pre-selected individuals (21) involved in media production in Southern Sudan.