Radio Mangelete is located in Kibwezi sub-county, Makueni County in the Eastern part of Kenya. The radio which broadcasts on a 50KM radius was started in 1993, with the formation of the East Africa Community Media Project (EACMP) which was coordinated by Econews Africa (ENA). It went on air in February 26th 2004, with the slogan “wasya wa maendeeo” (Voice of development). The radio station is a project of Mang’elete Community Integrated Development Program (MCIDP), a community based organization that brings together 33 rural women groups from the locations of Nthongoni, Ivingoni, and Masongaleni – all located in the same county.