Inspring and informing humanitarian storytellers

We offer insights and tips for nonprofit and NGO storytellers.
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We think that ethical photography and video stories help nonprofits show the impact of their projects,
and increase funding and emotional connection to their work.
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We believe in empowering people to create a better life for themselves.

 

© Crystaline Kline Randazzo

 

You would never know by looking at these students’ crisp, white shirts and carefully styled hair that they had been attending school for weeks under a tent in Jacmel, Haiti. The school building of Marie Reine Imaculee was damaged and 400+ students no longer had a place to study. Class resumed under tents in steamy hot temperatures. © 2010 Crystaline Kline Randazzo. All Rights Reserved.

Latest Blog Posts

Elisa Morales’s Research on Images in Voluntourism Marketing and Her Advice For More Ethical Photography

Posted by | July 27

Elisa Morales has experience working as a manager in the corporate sector and program manager in the nonprofit sector. She has a MBA in Nonprofit Management and MA in Sustainable International Development from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She currently resides in Los Angeles, […]

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Jobs Around the World: July 2016

Posted by | July 21

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! Photographer/Photo Editor for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency in East Jerusalem  Assist in […]

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Nelson Mandela International Day 2016

Posted by | July 18

Image used from http://www.letsbefairblog.com/

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The Lighter Side of Humanitarian Storytelling

Posted by | July 14

It’s been another heartaching couple of weeks in this world. Clashes in South Sudan, bombings in Turkey and shootings in the United States. It can be easy to lose sight of the humanity and the hope still out there – and of course, there is plenty of both. So with all […]

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Why Naming Your Files Matters

Posted by | July 7

While working recently with several organizations to create multimedia pieces out of their existing archives, I’ve been surprised to find that no one seems to name their files (unless they come from a professional photographer).   Why is naming your files important? Here are a few reasons why I believe […]

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Jobs Around the World: June 2016

Posted by | June 24

NOTE: Please don’t send your job applications to NGO Storytelling. We aggregate these postings as a service to you. To apply for a position, click the “Learn more about this job” link beneath each listing. Thanks! ———- Communications Officer for Protection International in Bangkok,Thailand   50% internal communications (meeting translations, […]

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Philip Laubner of Catholic Relief Services on Creating Photography Guidelines

Posted by | June 9

Philip Laubner is the photo editor for Catholic Relief Services, the official relief and development agency of the U.S. Catholic Church, based in Baltimore, Md. NGOS Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed. Could you please share why CRS decided it needed a photography ethics policy? Philip CRS has been in existence […]

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How to Create Dignified Photography for Your Nonprofit

Posted by | June 3

This is a guest post by Sara Fajardo, who is a multimedia storyteller based out of Lima, Peru. When she first started photographing she was so shy all she could muster at a kiddie caper parade were images of people’s backs. She now travels the world documenting people’s lives.   As NGO storytellers […]

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TechSoups Storytelling 4 Webinar Recording Is Available!

Posted by | May 26

Just in case you missed it! The recording of the webinar I did in collaboration with TechSoup is now available. You just have to click the recording on the right hand side of the page and register to get to the goods.  Techsoup is an awesome nonprofit that helps other […]

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