Agashi 3


PMC is producing Agashi 3 (“Hey! Look Again!”) in Burundi. This 156-episode radio show airs August 26, 2019 - February 21, 2021 in Kirundi, Burundi’s national language.

Agashi 3 is airing on eleven radio stations in Burundi: Isanganiro, RTNB, Radio Scolaire Nderagakura, Rema FM, Radio Culture, Izere FM, Ijwi Ry’umukenyezi, Umuco FM, Star FM, Eagle Sport FM, and BUNTU FM. Agashi 3 follows the second season of the Agashi series, Agashi 2, which ran 208 episodes from August 2016 to August 2018.

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As with all PMC radio shows, Agashi 3 was created using PMC’s radio show methodology.

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It is too early to know the impacts Agashi 3 will have — please check back as we continue broadcast!

Project Information

Title: Agashi 3 (“Hey! Look Again”)
Format: Radio Show
Location: Burundi
Language: Kirundi
Number of Episodes: 156
Duration: August 26, 2019 – February 21, 2021

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Administrative Team:
Resident Representative: Jean Bosco Ndayishimiye
Program Officer: Frédéric Kanyugu
Share-Net Burundi Coordinator: Fabrice Kakunze
Communication Assistant: Francine Munyana
Assistant in Communication and Promotion: Pacifique Cubahiro
Junior Assistant : Didier Niyongabo
Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant: Désiré Ndayituke
Finance Manager: Willy Nsengiyumva
Accounting Secretary: Seraphine Nisubire
Receptionist: Arlette Ingabire
Cleaner: Tharcisse Hicuburundi
Drivers: Eric Karikumutima, Emile Ndayisaba, Pascal Fonogoro

Creative Team:
Chief Producer: Francois Ndondo
Assistant Producer/Reporter: Jean Paul Icoyitungiye
Sound Engineer: Bright Olivier Ndayishimiye
Writers: Consolate Sindakirimana, Adolphe Ntibasharira, Jeanine Ndayiragije, Providence

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Dina's Story

Dina is newly married to a fish seller named Gido. Unfortunately, their marriage is short-lived; Gido soon loses his life unexpectedly, leaving Dina to the whims of her family. They are convinced she should marry Gido’s younger brother Nepo, in order to ensure they maintain control of Gido’s property. Dina seeks to find her own path to stability and happiness – will she succeed?

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Vanessa's Story

16-year-old Vanessa is a student in her final year when she, her younger sister, and her mother Gudura are abandoned by their father, leaving them to extreme poverty. When her mother cannot sustain her children by selling porridge, Vanessa turns to dealing drugs to survive. This path leads to certain danger — danger she may not be able to escape from in time.

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Kimata's Story

Kimata has much to be proud of, moving to new property with his family. But ignorant to the benefits of modern medicine and free access to healthcare, he soon begins to harm those in his life when he opposes care that could help them. Will the damage to his family — and their relationships with him — be taken too far?

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Vito's Story

Vito is a hard worker — but he is also a hard drinker. The money he spends at the bar leaves little for food for his family, lowering their health further and further. As the risks to their health continue to pile, will Vito realize in time to change for the better?

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