When the government of Malawi announced the closure of all educational facilities in March 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, 15-year-old twin sisters Pemphero and Yankho Benard both tried to continue their studies on their own through radio instruction with their mother’s encouragement.
Lessons were aired through radio programs and community radios were used to increase reach, in addition to TV options. Both girls, however, lost motivation when their radio was damaged due to a power surge. Fatigue of studying on their own had also set in.
Leave a comment
Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.