Participatory Video makes Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) engaging, compelling and fun. It is perfect for community groups, NGOs and other bodies seeking an authentic and participatory means of learning from their projects and interventions. Here are some examples of how InsightShare have used Participatory Video as a tool for M&E.
Article by Chris Lunch (InsightShare Co-Founder & Co-Director) published in Participatory Learning & Action (issue 56) in June 2007. Describes InsightShare's experiences of using Participatory Video as a tool for monitoring & evaluation with a particular focus on the Most Significant Change (MSC) methodology.
Article by Chris Lunch (InsightShare Co-Founder & Co-Director) published in Capacity.org (issue 29) in September 2006. The article describes InsightShare's experiences of using Participatory Video as a tool for monitoring & evaluation with a particular focus on the Most Significant Change (MSC) methodology.
The result of a Participatory Video consultation process, this film describes how solar power became more than just a means of renewable energy for these remote desert shepherding villages. Each family receiving a solar installation contributed one ewe and one lamb to a collectively managed flock. These flocks gave the communities a new kind of power; the ability to carry out local actions and make their own positive changes
This programme began with a Participatory Video project carried out in Turkmenistan’s Kara Kum desert in 1999. High levels of outward migration were threatening the long-term survival of these remote deserts villages. Community members had talked about their visions for their village. Many felt that electricity would improve their lifestyles and encourage people to stay in the desert.