Chiawelo Radio is an online radio station provides a platform under which the residents of
Chiawelo and those surrounding them can amongst other things share their opinion on things
taking place in their communities thus providing a vision which the community can use to
address the issue that exist in the area, share opinion on the past, present and future path of
Chiawelo which will contribute towards identification of future growth and development
strategies which will empower Chiawelo and also the surrounding communities.
Chiawelo Radio is an online radio station in which it plays vital role in terms of youth
empowerment and cultivation of skills as it has talk shows that is focused on the skills that the
community has, and as well as offering advice and guidance on how such skills can be
channeled in a positive manner that it becomes beneficial to the communities and its youth,
such shows play a huge role in terms of bringing awareness to the Chiawelo community and
also its surrounding communities and in the long run will assist in the eradication of youth
unemployment in the area.
The radio station has great emphasis in the things which takes place and affect the Chiawelo
community and its surrounding communities but not only will it focus on such aspect but will
also focus on the positive aspect of things taking place in the Chiawelo area, things that will not
only bring families together by providing wholesome local entertainment and will ensure that it
carters for both the young and old through providing top quality local music that can be
enjoyed by all people of all ages of Chiawelo.
By observing the lifestyle and behavior of the people of Chiawelo it became apparent that the
community needs a platform which can showcase the talents and bring awareness to the issues
taking place and affecting our community, and thus the Chiawelo Radio will aim to provide
amongst other things such as quality local music from the whole of South Africa and also
sampling other styles of music genres from abroad, engage the community through which the
issues affecting our community can be voiced, solutions discussed and effective and efficient
strategy implemented that will ensure that the community develops and its inhabitants benefit
from such development, and bring about a sense of unity and friendliness by showcasing how
the community have grown and what individuals can do to ensure it becomes a better place for
everyone. This is the reason why Chiawelo Radio is playing 95% of local content.
The radio station benefits to the community
* Job Creation, we have employed 20 people currently on a voluntary contract.
* Training and skills will be offered for free to the public.
* Safety and security at the tower and the whole mountain because currently the tower is
used by drug users they use the tower as a hiding place for taking drugs,
There has been a number of crimes reported that occurred at the tower, crimes such as
rape, murder, robbery and a lot more, so this initiative will reduce crime
Healthy environment because we will clean the whole area on a daily base.
? Tourist attraction, we planned to turn the tower into a land mark that will attract a lot
of people from all over the world.
We are Chiawelo radio.