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InsightShare has over fifteen years of experience facilitating Participatory Video projects with communities all around the world.  Here you will find many of the videos produced as part of those projects, stretching back over the years. 

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Ba"a ba"ata Wike (Water calls water)

During a participatory video project, a group of Yaqui consulted their community elders to document how their local climate has changed and discovered that "water calls water": after a dam was build in the mountains, the Yaqui river dried up and rains stopped coming. As a result, the Yaqui are suffering from very long and severe droughts making it impossible for them to cultivate their fields with their native crops.


A window to the Green Agenda in the Western Balkans

This video was created as a regional compilation of “A window to the Green Agenda in the Western Balkans, local storytelling through Participatory Video” project.


Green Agenda in Serbia

This video is a compilation of the 3 community films made by the Green Agenda working groups, community members and local NGOs of Sremska Mitrovica, Knjaževac and South Banat (Plandište, Bela Crkva, Vršaci) in Serbia during the project “A window to the Green Agenda in the Western Balkans, local storytelling through Participatory Video”.


A terrible day in my life

 At the start of the post election violence, Peter lost his uncle during an attack on their compound. He became depressed started using drugs. He talks about how he was able to begin to address his anger and resentment for other ethnic groups on the football pitch, through the LEAP SPORT program.


The Isabelle Lemaire interview

Isabelle Lemaire, Director of Programmes at InsightShare, talks about our use of participatory video and the Most Significant Change method for Monitoring and Evaluation.


Green Agenda in Montenegro

This video is a compilation of the 3 community films made by the Green Agenda working groups, community members and local NGOs of Mojkovac, Ulcinj and Niksic in Montenegro during the project “A window to the Green Agenda in the Western Balkans, local storytelling through Participatory Video”.


Thinking Change

During the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007-8, David was shot by an arrow into his chest. He tells his story about how he recovered, but then developed deep resentment for another tribe. Through the LEAP SPORT programme, he was able to learn to forgive, but also to become a mediator to help resolve conflicts around him. David is now a group leader in A-STEP, he has a new life and an important role in his community.


Umphakathi Okhohliwe (The Forgotten Community)

A short film created by community representatives in the KwaSanti township in Durban as part of a capacity building programme for Oxfam Canada partners in southern Africa.


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Cochabamba: Cumbre de los Pueblos (Cochabamba: Peoples Summit)

In April 2010 InsightShare's Latin America Director Maja, and community video facilitators Balvino, Primitivo, Irma and Rosio participated in the exciting People's Forum on Climate Change and Mother Earth Rights, in Cochabamba, Bolivia that was attended by 35,000 people.


Climate Change in Dumba Village

 In Dumba village, the seasons have changed beyond recognition. When rains are meant to come, villagers are facing drought, when harvest traditionally used to occur, floods from the river nearby sweep everything away. People are resorting to traditional foods, migration, old and new crop varieties and community support to survive.