Radio Sarabela 98.8
SKS Foundation is initiated community radio Sarabela 98.8. There are many perennial islands, called “Char” in the Jamuna River. People in Char areas suffer from perennial natural disasters being deprived of basic human needs such as health, education, communication and information services. Now the rural and marginalized community people of Gaibandha district will have direct access to discuss their own issues through Community Radio Sarabela 98.8. Having a radio at their doorsteps, now the community people will have scope to reflect on their problems and prospects in their local dialect in line with reducing voice poverty. Community Radio Sarabela 98.8 is supported by Embassy of Japan and Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF). Since 1987, SKS Foundation has been working for the socio-economic and cultural development of the poor people of the rural areas of northern region. Consequently, t he initiative of establishing a community radio has ca me into effect. Information Minister of Bangladesh Government Hasanul Haquelnu inaugurated the official broadcast of Radio Sarabela. The name of Radio Sarabela is coming through public competition and the naming winner was given prize in the inauguration ceremony.