Our in depth training model has been developed and refined over years of successful application in many different countries and contexts. It can be easily modified to fit with the particular needs and context of different organisations, programmes or projects.
One dozen of the most dynamic young leaders (ages 16-32) from community- and sport-based organizations throughout Africa gathered at the 2007 Next Step conference in Namibia and learned to use multimedia tools to represent experiences of the conference's youth delegation.
This article describes the PV project that was carried out in Inanda, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, in the summer of 2007. It summarizes how InsightShare's capacity building PV training - in cooperation with the Valley Trust - provided different social groups of the Inanda Township community with a tool to express their perpectives on problems in their community - ranging from water and food scarcity to HIV/AIDS and unemployment - and to show their inspiring ways of coping with these issues.
The village of Foya in Bo District use a video camera to explain some of the unique difficulties they face as a result of being cut off by a slender river bridge, and appeal for assistance to help them overcome their physical isolation and participate in their own development.
InsightShare participated in a course on community-based conservation and ethnoecology in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, that was held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology.
'Kamayoqs' was created during a pilot initiative with potato and alpaca Kamayoqs, in the high Andes of Peru, exploring the potential of Participatory Video for pro-poor market development and farmer-to farmer technology transfer.
Short article by Chris Lunch (InsightShare Co-Founder & Co-Director) published in ICT Update (issue 34) in November 2006. The article introduces PV as a method, summarizes it's diverse possible uses and gives a overview of the step by step process.