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  • Status: Closed
  • Thematic area: Civic activism and participation
  • Country: Jordan
  • Year approved:2016

Sowt - Podcasts for democratic change in Jordan

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Sowt
  • Start date: 1 September 2016
  • End date: 30 September 2017

Initiative summary:

Sowt is a Jordanian social network based on voice recordings.

With 150,000 subscribers, Sowt aims to become a platform for democracy and human rights based on podcasts, which will reach people though digital media and radio infrastructure. With EED support, Sowt team will develop three podcasts of ten episodes each and will train 50 journalists from under-represented communities in audio story telling.

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