NURU FM 93.5 was established by IDYDC as one of its department in 2009. As a Community Radio we are open to all regardless of their faith or religious and affiliation.
Using a modern 2500 transmitter, Nuru FM 93.5 is audible in the whole of Iringa Municipal and nearby areas. These include some parts of Iringa district, Mafinga, Njombe, Kilolo and Dodoma region. By Mentioning them are; Pawaga Idodi, Nyamihuu, Kalenga, Kidamali, Nzihi, Malangali, Tosamaganga, Ifunda, Tanangozi, Mgama, Nyang’olo, Isimani, Kipaduka, Ndiwili, Magulilwa, Isalavanu, Mufindi, Kibaoni, Uniliver, Changalawe, Igombavanu, Nyololo, Mbalamaziwa: Mtwango, Makambako, Saja: Dabaga, Lulanzi, Pomelini and Chipogolo, Chamsisili, Mpwapwa, Millima Mitatu, Migoli, Mtera and Njiapanda respectively. These areas are estimated to cover a total population of more than 1.2 million.
The Radio exists to see the community development and self-reliance in all aspect of life including decision making for community interest, to improve living standards and community liberation from high degree of poverty, ignorance and disease by having well organized programs that will provide valuable information. We believe in the values as defined by our organisation and our staff are governed by them.
To see the community develop and become self-reliance in all aspect of life including decision making for community interest.
To improve living standard and community liberation from high degree of poverty, ignorance and disease by having well organized programs that will provide affordable information.
Nuru FM staff
At Nuru FM radio we have 16 full time employees and 2 volunteers. The employees are bounded by their job description and IDYDC policy as well as all other rules and regulations set forward by management.
NURU FM radios has been in full broadcasting business for about 3 years now. With such short time has built an immense image among community in and out of Iringa Municipality. It’s communal broadcasting attracts thousands of listeners.
We have been working with COMMNETA for about three years in full process of planning and development of our programs.
Currently our radio is working in partnership with John Hopkins University and BBC Swahili Service trust in technical assistance and program development training.