The BBC has shown interest in citizen Journalism. “Dignity in Poverty” is a BBC citizen journalism project.The Dignity in Poverty project coincided with the UN’s Eradication of Poverty Day – which was also the 60th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights. The BBC Citizen Journalism Project invited WOUGNET to contribute to the stories for the day. Javie Ssozi and Berna Ngolobem of WOUGNET interviewed members of kifumbira zone in kamwokya,a suburb in Kampala,uganda. They found out about the situation in this area.See detail on www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/interact/2008/10/081016_yourstory_povertyuk.shtmlWomen of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is one of the beneficaries of the Citizen Journalism Project in Africa.
Citizen journalism in Africa has started to bear fruits and this is a great achievement to the project.