Takaitei Bote

My role at is to develop communications and information dissemination strategies for the organisation. I also provide capacity building to partners and staff on communications and documentation. I love recording the voices of the poor and excluded through the various communication forums provided by ActionAid.

Latest blogs

Like savages, they gang raped her, one after the other. They were four armed men.They covered my face with a cloth as each one of them took turns to sexually assault me. They took my husband away and...
Rachel (15) from Ngandajika Territory in Kasai Oriental, Democratic Republic of Congo has not allowed the horrendous experience in her life to dampen her spirits. Rachel is one of the million people...
Kapinda (not real name) who is from Kasai Oriental Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, feels unable to confirm whether her three daughters, aged between 12 and 28 were sexually assaulted...
Unpleasant memories of charred houses, an itching body bitten by crawling insects, and rains pouring on her day after day and uncountable nights still linger in Ngalula Kabeya’s (48) mind one and...
Bienvenue, Bonjour, Biyeyi Bolamu, Mbote, Moyo, Jambo are all salutations in various languages spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo as one observes on arrival to the Kinshasa International...
They are 11 in their household. When hunger strikes, they are known in Bunganirwa Village of Ruwangwe Ward 4, Nyanga District, Manicaland Province of Zimbabwe to be the first to go to the village...
They call him Mr. Mangwenjengwenje or Mr. Junk. This is a nickname, Ntokozo Ndlovu (35) a rural farmer from Komayanga Ward 16 in Nkayi District, Matabeleland North Province of Zimbabwe, has acquired...
Ester Mugodhi (42) from Shabuka Village, Ward 29 of Nyazura, Makoni District, Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe, is one of the thousands of women headed households that is benefiting from the World Food...
Pauline Maitera (58), from Dehwe Village, Ward 3 is one of thousands of people facing food insecurity in rural Makoni District, Manicaland Province, east of Zimbabwe. She is grateful to ActionAid and...
Teenage mother, Yvonne (17) of Tombo Ward 15 in Nyanga District dropped out of school after she had fallen pregnant at 14. She was then doing Form 1 and her child, a boy is now two years old. She...