Jawaab is a creative media platform designed to tell powerful visual stories and issues that matter.
What is Jawaab?
Jawaab was launched in 2018 and is a creative media platform designed to tell powerful visual stories and issues that matter. Jawaab means, “to respond” in Somali. The series includes 19 published Jawaab films which have been viewed by over 1 million people on Facebook and YouTube.
The purpose of Jawaab?
The purpose of Jawaab is to advocate social issues and stories that often go unnoticed, untold, and unheard. It provides a platform for all kinds of people with all kinds of stories that informs, persuades, and contributes to changing the narrative and the preconceived ideas as well as shedding light on the positive and unique stories that represent and showcase their contribution, participation, and achievements.
How do we work to produce Jawaab?
The stories that we produce are being influenced by grassroots ownership through interviews and submissions. Members of the public are welcome to suggest ideas and topics for Jawaab, you can also volunteer to be a part of the series.
How to get involved?
To get involved, sign up to the newsletter to stay updated on Jawaab callings, email firstname.lastname@example.org or follow-on social media: