Connectivity influences every aspect of our daily routine; searching for news, updating statuses on social media, checking emails, and even tasks as simple as making a phone call or receiving a text message. Yet 49% of the world population still lacks access to the internet as of 2017, according to ITU (International Telecommunications Union). Amongst these marginalised areas include the West Nile region in Uganda which hosts the world’s largest refugee camp, Bidi Bidi.
When the earthquake hit Nepal in 2015, DoGoodFilms were at the scene within 48hrs on one of the first commercial planes allowed to land. We were commissioned by Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) to gather content and produce stories in the immediate aftermath of the disaster to support with fundraising, and to allow donors an opportunity to see how their funds are being used. The Nepal earthquake raised £87m. Continue reading “Meet Red Cross Nepal Volunteers”
Technology opens up a world of opportunity to people in developing countries, particularly those within marginalised communities, offering opportunities to access information, education, enterprise skills and employability. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’s Community Technology Access (CTA) programme in Kakuma refugee camp was implemented to enhance education and livelihood opportunities for displaced populations through access to information and communication technologies. Continue reading “UNHCR’s CTA Programme “Technology will help Kakuma to be self-sustainable””
Using voice-over is a great way of adding value to a project. A voice that creates trust not only is a benefit, but also essential in order to encourage a viewer to take the next step. Voice-over plays a big part of what will make your video captivating… Continue reading “Benefits of voice-over: VULINDLELA GUARDIANS 2012”
With the odds stacked up against her in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northwest Kenya, Suad tells a story full of inspiration, hope and how access to technology through UNHRC‘s Community Technology Access (CTA) programme opened up opportunities.
“Now I go to university in USA… We communicate with our professors direct without going to America, through this internet…” Continue reading ““Life in Kakuma Refugee Camp without any Hope is very hard…” – Suad’s Story”