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Know Your City TV (KYC.TV) mobilises young people in slums to make media that makes change. We believe in the power of art, story and creativity for social impact. Explore our work here.

A Tribute to Jockin Arputham, late president of SDI
KYCTV 31 Oct
Exploring models for delivering universal basic solar energy services in informal settlements
KYCTV 25 Oct
Know Your City Campaign Launches in Dakar
KYCTV 28 Jun
Indian SDI Alliance Solar Energy Installation in Mumbai
KYCTV 17 Apr
“What you see is qualified leadership.”
KYCTV 20 Mar
Ghana Federation Tests SENSEMAKER Tool for Slum Data Collection
KYCTV 21 Sep