Radio plays an important role in the communities of Burkina Faso. It informs, educates and raises public awareness of issues in the community. During PDev II Daouda’s main role at the station is to read the news from the newspapers, as many people are illiterate. Engagement with PDev II involved raising awareness amongst youth of the threats of violent extremism. Radio Savane FM received material support from PDev II, including a computer and dictation machines.