Merundoi announces Season 4
Season 4 of the popular Radio Serial Drama “Merundoi” will hit the airwaves from Monday September 2, 2013.
It promises to be as entertaining and educational as previous seasons and will see the return of favourite characters such as Dinah Boston, Sonny, James Williams and Ignatius Thomas.
Safe Waste Management will start off the season and it is expected that storylines covering Chronic Diseases, HIV/TB co-infection, Vulnerable Youth will be introduced overtime.
Season 1 was launched on Oct. 16, 2006 as a PEPFAR HIV/AIDS project while Season 2 carried messages aimed at behaviour change in Birth Registration, Income Tax compliance and Voter registration. Season 3 which ended on July31, 2013 dealt with Gender Based Violence.
Merundoi is the longest running Radio Serial Drama in Guyana and the Caribbean and has to its credit over 650 episodes. It is quite popular locally and internationally, registering an average 15,000 hits monthly from 25 countries. Merundoi was the only producer to make a presentation on radio content to the recent CBU AGM held in Guyana.
It has won several awards including PEPFAR HERO Award, GBCHA Award for Business Excellence on HIV/AIDS through National Action and Honorable Mention for the GBCHA Award for Business Excellence on HIV/AIDS in the Community /Media.
Merundoi Incorporated is a Behaviour Change Communication NGO and invites the public and private sector to sponsor Season 4 as it deals with a serious social and health issue of garbage disposal which has become a cause of great vexation to all Guyanese.