Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1998
Radio Comunitaria Ondas del Titicaca
This description of Tomás Mamani's work was prepared when Tomás Mamani was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Tomás Mamani has created a network of self-owned and self-managed community radio stations among indigenous communities, which then finance and broadcast their own information systems. His integrated communication system has increased education about traditional indigenous knowledge and led a movement to exchange information between neighboring communities throughout the Andean region.
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