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Zambia IRI Assertiveness Song

This song was developed for the Taonga Market Interactive Radio Instruction programs in Zambia, through the QUESTT project. As part of a series on health and HIV/AIDS prevention, the song encourages and models how youth can assert themselves.

Zambia Grade 1 Review Lesson in Literacy

This lesson was developed for the Taonga Market grade 1 Interactive Radio Instruction program in Zambia through the QUESTT project. In it, Kalulu the rabbit leads children and their teachers through a literacy exercise.

Time for English (Pakistan)

This is the title song for an Interactive Radio Instruction series for Pakistani children learning English as a foreign language. Participating primary school children learned English so well that even average performers in classes supported by Time for English scored equivalent to students at the top of other classes.

Sudan Radio Service: Song

Sudan Radio Service (SRS) is the first independent and unbiased radio service to reach across the country with accurate news and information. SRS also features cultural and entertainment programming, including this popular song from the North.

Sudan Radio Service: Introduction

Sudan Radio Service (SRS) is the first independent and unbiased radio service to reach across the country with accurate news and information. The following is the English language introduction to the SRS broadcast.

Sudan Radio Service News: January 11, 2011

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Songs for Ekle: Notre environnement

The chorus of this song says "Sispan n koupe pye bwa, ba yon chans pou yo sa boujonnen"... meaning "Stop cutting the trees give them a chance to grow and flourish". The song explains to children and youth the importance of preserving the environment. Music and production by Jahen Music Publishing.

Said Yasin of SIRIP on Voice of America

In this March 21, 2007 interview, Said Yasin of IDD's Somali Interactive Radio Instruction Program (SIRIP) talks with Abdalle Mohammed, journalist for the Somali edition of Voice of America about the importance of teacher training and the importance of the IRI programs for Somali populations. The interview is in Somali.

Interactive Radio Instruction for Somalis (IRIS) Intro Song

The interactive radio instruction (IRI) programs developed in conjunction with the IRIS project reach students in any setting that includes a teacher, a group of students, and a radio. Somali poetry is integrated into the programs in order to increase children’s interest and connect them with their culture's language and art form.

Heesta Xuquuqda (Animals)

This song helps Somali primary children learn more about animals. It is developed by the Somali Interactive Radio Instruction Program, which delivers lessons on literacy, numeracy, and life skills to Somalis in Somaliland and elsewhere in the horn of Africa.