OBJECTIVITES

Through community sound broadcasting We are aiming at contributing to the health and social wealth of our local community by providing access to a truly independent, community owned and run local radio station which will: Create and improve access to local information, publicize community events and entertain the community. Increase the sense of connectedness in our community between people of all ages, social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Provide a forum for engaging in discussion on issues of local, national and international importance.

VISION

To operate an effective, sustainable and community owned radio that will advocate for the development within and around its footprint. To strive for visible and measurable community support and ensure that programming content reflects community demographics, needs and priorities.

MISSION

To create and improve access to local information, publicize community events and entertain the community. Increase the sense of connectedness in our community between people of all ages, social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Provide a forum for engaging in discussion on issues of local, national and international importance.

THE VISION OF THE ORGANIZATION IS ENSHRINED WITHIN ITS PRINCIPLES WHICH ARE

  • Maruleng Community Radio shall have its primary focus on community development, particularly promotion of primary healthcare. Maruleng Community Radio shall also focus on all social ills such as problems of social education, unemployment, poverty, youth, lack of entertainment, tribalism, racism and abuse of human rights in communities within its broadcasting footprint. Maruleng community Radio shall not broadcast any material that promotes hatred, discriminate against an individual or a group on basis of race, sex age mental or physical ability or sexual orientation. Maruleng Community Radio shall strive to be self-reliant to ensure that funders and commercials interest does not overlook its community responsibilities. Maruleng Community Radio shall air material in a comprehensive, balanced, articulate context, while actively promoting local content and development. Maruleng Community Radio shall refrain its involvement with any individual or a political party whom it believes that they want to use the radio to score their goals or promote hatred, discrimination against an individual or a group or class of individuals on the basis of race, religion, nationality or ethnic origin or colour, sex, age mental or physical abilities or sexual orientation. Maruleng Community Radio pledge to practice to equal treatment to all people within and outside its broadcasting footprint in terms of participation in programming; however the programming department reserves the editorial rights.

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