Dendezo was founded by Rieneke Van Santen in order to strengthen and promote Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and Independent Journalism worldwide.
Together with a network of experts, we help advance global independent media, human rights, free press and internet freedom projects across different sectors, offering:
- Dendezo Media Support
Media and organizational consultancy, research and writing.
- Dendezo Productions
Human rights and social impact documentary film, photography and video production.
“Dendezo” is derived from the word for “freedom” in Kinyarwanda, the native language of Rwanda; a country destroyed through hate media, a country rebuilt with peace media.