Office Hours: 8.30 - 16.30
+27 (0) 21 658 5108 / +27 (0) 21 685 2732

enquiries@rxradio.co.za

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Klipfontein Road Rondebosch, 7700 Cape Town, South Africa

Dr Gabriel Urgoiti
Dr Gabriel Urgoiti

Station Manager

“I believe that RX Radio has created an enabling platform for children to voice their own issues and holding the mic gives them the power to engage with adults, asking questions and sharing their opinions. As Station Manager, my role is to guide and support the team, including staff, apprentices, interns and reporters, in striving to achieve RX Radio’s vision and mission, making sure that we do this by active participation in decision making and by all members developing a sense of ownership of the station.”

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Noluyolo Ngomani
Noluyolo Ngomani

Senior Radio Producer

“I believe that RX Radio is not just a medium of communication for our child/young reporters but it has become a community that provides a much needed relief and fills the gap that has been there between the sick, those who are healthy and their families. As Senior Radio Producer my role is to keep up to date with current affairs and also constantly think of different ways to empower and equip our reporters with the necessary skills. This enables them to take charge of their individual shows and use the platform to apply themselves fully.”

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Wayne Boonzaaier
Wayne Boonzaaier

Radio Producer

“I believe that RX Radio not only provides an opportunity for children to learn radio skills, this is also a safe and inclusive space where these children learn life skills and exist unapologetically. As RX Radio producer my role is to assist and guide the reporters to make their ideas radio friendly and help them further develop ideas for on air content.”





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Chris Booth
Chris Booth

Radio Producer

“I believe that RX Radio is a fantastic platform that amplifies child/patient voices and allows them to have a say in their own care, to interact with other children and adults, and to effect change within the hospital and greater community. As an RX Radio Producer, my role is to work with the Child and Young Reporters in building their shows, helping them write questions and editing the work that they produce. I am also involved with the creation and production of Health Promotion Podcasts and RX Radio’s internal Audience Research”




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Lwazi Volsak
Lwazi Volsak

Project Officer

“I believe that RX Radio is an amazing, fun and educational initiative that really makes a difference holistically in the lives of the children at Red Cross Children’s Hospital and the hospital community. As Project Officer my role is to ensure that RX Radio continues to function well from an organizational and financial sustainability point of view.”








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Gamuchirai Makuvaza
Gamuchirai Makuvaza

Intern

“I believe RX Radio is a platform which gives children a voice to share their stories. RX Radio creates a sense of belonging for the children and helps prove that despite having illnesses, that does not mean they are not able to do what other children without illnesses can do. l also believe RX Radio is a healing platform where children can share their stories. As a PR intern my role is to make sure RX Radio maintains relationships with current sponsors and donors and creates new ones. I deal with public relations, media promotion, written communication internal and external and publications. In other words, everything that has to do with PR and communications.”

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Hakeem Barends
Hakeem Barends

Apprentice

“I believe RX Radio offers children the opportunity to engage with one another in a comfortable and unbiased environment and they are free to express themselves without the fear of being judged. As an Apprentice, my role is editing material generated by RX Radio Reporters and other minor administrative work.”

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Kauthar Salie
Kauthar Salie

Apprentice

“I believe that RX Radio has created this huge platform for children to share information and stories with other people. As an Apprentice my role is to assist the RX Radio team in tasks both in production and admin.”



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Amirah Pienaar
Amirah Pienaar

Apprentice

“I believe that RX Radio is an amazing initiative that helps children share their stories and makes a difference people’s lives. As an Apprentice my role is to assist the RX Radio team with tasks such as compiling stats and doing petty cash reconciliations. I also help train new reporters.”

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