telling stories about international development

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We are a resource for people telling stories about nonprofits in international development.
We believe that ethical photography, video, and multimedia stories help nonprofits show the impact of their projects, and increase funding and emotional connection to their work.
We also strongly believe in empowering beneficiaries worldwide to create a better life for themselves.

Latest Posts

What Happens When You Give Up Your Ethics for a Paycheck?

Posted by | July 29

This is the year it happened– I sold out. I gave up my ethics and morals for a paycheck.   It started much like any other gig. I got an inquiry and responded. I went out on recce to identify subjects for the story. I did interviews and foundd out […]

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Jobs Around the World: July 2015

Posted by | July 22

Head of Communications for the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Switzerland Deadline: July 27 Develop, follow up and report on strategy and action plans according to the IDMC strategic plan 2015-2020. Performance management and line management of staff; including development of staff and holding the Department accountable for results Develop […]

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Nelson Mandela International Day 2015

Posted by | July 18

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Combating Poverty Porn Photographs

Posted by | June 23

Hat tip to my friend Jen Hardy for sending me this old yet still relevant blog post from The Salt Collective about responsible use of photographs by NGOs. Nathan Roberts, the co-founder of the Daylight Center and School in Kenya writes: We have a rule at Daylight. We assume that […]

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Jobs Around the World: May 2014

Posted by | May 3

Great Lakes Africa Communications Officer for Jesuit Refugee Service in Bujumbura, Burundi Develops and reviews the JRS Great Lakes Africa communications strategy, as well as the media strategy. Communicates the mission, vision, values and activities of JRS throughout the region – particularly the experiences of the refugees whom JRS serves, […]

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Collecting Stories With Program vs Communications Staff

Posted by | April 23

Before I started freelancing for NGOs last year, I firmly believed that given a choice, communications professionals should always be the ones collecting stories and aiding in the gathering of stories. Now, after having worked on the ground numerous times with program staff, I’ve changed my mind. Here are my […]

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