Peer to Peer Information Distribution Amid COVID-19
Building upon TRS' peer to peer approach, local celebrities and influential members of the communities are sharing important messages about COVID-19 and dispelling misinformation and disinformation..
In addition to guidelines provided by state actors and the WHO, it is important that information is culturally adapted and content specific.
Winnie Martins, singer, author and TRS diaspora supporter based in Belgium, urges the diaspora to follow local guidelines in order to protect themselves from #COVID19.
Temitope Bakare, health specialist and TRS diaspora supporter based in Denmark, emphasises the importance of hand-washing, social distancing and the following of local guidelines to prevent the spread of #COVID19.
Kaaha Sabriye is a nurse living in the United Kingdom. In this video she reminds us to stay safe during Eid celebrations.
Abwan Foosiya Ahmed, is a poet from Somalia and a supporter of TRS. She uses poetry to raise awareness about various social issues within her community. She recites a poem imploring her community to take COVID-19 seriously.
Lolo Cynthia, TRS Supporter from Nigeria, speaks against misinformation on COVID-19. Lolo Cynthia is a speaker, a public health specialist and founder of LoloTalks, a social enterprise with an objective of raising awareness on contemporary social and health issues in Africa.
Zerai Abraham Kiros, TRS Diaspora supporter based in Germany, urges the diaspora to follow local guidelines in order to protect themselves from COVID-19. Zerai is the founder of Ubuntu Haus, a social enterprise for experiential and cultural exchange that brings together refugees and migrants in Frankfurt.