What is Urunana?
Urunana is a radio soap opera set in the fictional Rwandese village of Nyarurembo. It provides a day to day life struggle of different categories of people through a contemporary drama in a rural setting.
Defined by the producers as “An Educative radio program” (Kalisa Narcisse The managing Director) and “A channel of information especially for women and youth” (Dukulizimana Jean Fichery, Radio producer), Umuhoza magazine, through interviews, with relevant experts and the target audience, discusses in depth issues raised in urunana soap opera. It also contains debates, drama extracts from Urunana soap and vox pops. Umuhoza is a 15 minutes magazine broadcast on Radio Rwanda every Monday from 8:15 PM to 8:30. PM
“ Before I did not value family planning but according to how Bushombe and Kankwanzi face problems of hunger and they get concerned to an extent that they have to send their child to neighbours to beg food, that made me take decision of going for family planning”