Samwel Otieno Karan

EK Radio and Media Manager

Samwel was born and raised on Mfangano and has been an active member of EK since the beginning. He has also played a very important role in the conceptualization and implementation of the Radio/Media Program. His role as Radio Coordinator encompasses many responsibilities including, but not limited to, organizing and recruiting new Media staff and volunteers, managing day to day activities and scheduling daily radio programs, mobilizing local school journalism clubs, developing and networking with local partners and other media institutions to provide new broadcasting and production training opportunities for the Media team, among many other responsibilities. Samwel has shown extreme dedication to reaching out to the community in order to develop radio programs based on community needs and that reach individuals across gender and age groups. Refer to the Radio tab on the website to learn more about the Radio – Media Program!