We are dedicated to sharing the knowledge, skills and insights we gain through our work with communities around the world. Here we present some of our growing collection of guidebooks and toolkits, written articles, and video tutorials.

Two women showing their traditional seeds during a Participatory Video process in Nagaland

Who is participating in whose process?

In this article from The Barefoot Guide 4 (Exploring the Real Work of Social Change), InsightShare’s co-founder Nick Lunch shares examples of rural communities harnessing Participatory Video to develop and implement their own powerful and far-reaching development initiatives. This is the story of how indigenous farmers in India, Peru and other countries are using video…

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Young women in Ukraine during a Participatory Video workshop

What is Participatory Video?

The meaning, history and enduring relevance of Participatory Video as a term and practice model is explored in this entry into the International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society written by InsightShare’s co-founder Chris Lunch and Tony Roberts from Royal Holloway, University of London. The earliest recorded example of Participatory Video making is perhaps the…

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A group learn to use a tripod during a Participatory Video project in Myanmar (Burma)

Capacity building in Myanmar

Is Participatory Video an appropriate and effective means for communities in Myanmar to advocate for improved social and economic services and livelihoods? In this article for the Glocal Times, Gareth Benest (Director of Programmes at InsightShare) describes a capacity-building in Participatory Video – the first ever in Myanmar – undertaken in 2013 and shares some…

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A hand drawing with a marker pen during a Participatory Video workshop

Unpacking how change happened

How does the combined use of Participatory Video and MSC help evaluators gather qualitative data that can be communicated in an accessible way to stakeholders, funders and partners? In this short article for BetterEvaluation, Soledad Muñiz (Head of Innovation and Development at InsightShare) explains how our approaches make the process accessible, easy to implement, rigorous…

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