VOA’s reporting and frequent requests for information brought the government to take further steps.
RFE/RL Kyrgyz service produced a video story about a very dedicated school teacher in remote village in northern Kyrgyzstan, who rides his horse for 10 kilometers every day to reach his school and makes the same way back after. Every day, Kenesh Shorukov wakes up before dawn and rides his horse across the rugged terrain of northern Kyrgyzstan. His goal: to get to class on time and set a positive example for his students.
“Our numbers keep rising,” Channel 13 in Chile wrote to VOA Spanish during the second presidential debate, explaining that their Facebook numbers broke a new record in viewership after broadcasting the VOA Spanish Facebook Live of the debates.
A VOA report on a 34-year-old university graduate from Malawi, who shunned a traditional career path for farming, has resulted in many offers of help for the young woman.
Many of the trafficked women informed the Zimbabwe Service that they learned ways to escape from their captivity based on information they heard on Women’s Roundtable.
Twenty-one Afghan women have enrolled in an adult literacy class thanks to a connection made by Najiba Noshaba, VOA radio program for women.