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.

InsightShare Director Chris Lunch

‘This is NOT a Video Camera’ at TEDx

InsightShare’s Co-Founder, Chris Lunch, believes in the power of combining technology with participation to shift awareness, galvanise communities and unleash hidden energy for positive individual and collective change. This is the topsy turvy world of Participatory Video; where the subjects of a film become the directors; where passive recipients of aid become active change-makers. In…

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A group of community members in Malawi make a Participatory Video

Monitoring Community­ Based Adaptation to Climate Change

Can participatory methods help vulnerable communities adapt to climate change and share lessons learnt with key stakeholders at local, national, regional and international levels? In this article, Isabelle Lemaire and Soledad Muñiz describe how InsightShare supported the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) to pilot Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation across Malawi, South…

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A woman and a man in Northern Kenya attach a camera to a tripod during a Participatory Video project

Global network of community-owned video hubs

How can the emergence of autonomous, community-led media ‘hubs’, working together in a global network, enable community voices to be shared internationally? Soledad Muñiz (Head of Innovation and Development at InsightShare) explores our big vision: a heterogeneous village globe that uses communication media to shift power and relations and create equality. The hub network began…

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